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Project Azorian: The CIA and the Raising of the K-129
3.58
**spoiler alert** First question: Why was all the text in my Kindle edition centered instead of left justified?

I would rate this book as "okay". There...more
Aug 02, 2012
Jul 31, 2012
 
Hard Measures: How Aggressive CIA Actions After 9/11 Saved American Lives
3.83
I had previously read The Black Banners: The Inside Story of 9/11 and the War Against al-Qaeda by Ali Soufan, so I was curious to read this book, as I...more
Jul 23, 2012
Jul 22, 2012
 
Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game
4.21
**spoiler alert** While it is a book about a baseball team, it is not just about baseball or something for baseball aficionados. It is partly an under...more
Oct 12, 2011
Sep 22, 2011
 
Speak of the Devil
3.25
Fantastic insight in to a notable and truly bizarre criminal. The author did a fantastic job characterizing the criminal's behavior and his actions. P...more
Jul 22, 2012
Jul 18, 2012
 
Soldier Dogs
3.79
I rated this book 3 out of 5 stars. Don't take this the wrong way, I did enjoy this book, and found it to be a good story of military working dogs, th...more
Jun 06, 2012
Apr 25, 2012
 
The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance
4.15
I'll first say: this book is LONG. Having it on my Kindle meant that I did not really understand how long this book would be. It is definitely a commi...more
Oct 19, 2012
Aug 23, 2012
 
Beating Back the Devil: On the Front Lines with the Disease Detectives of the Epidemic Intelligence Service
3.89
I was torn between three or four stars when rating this review. While I overall liked the book, it did drag in the middle (More on this below), which...more
Jan 03, 2012
Oct 12, 2011
 
Farewell: The Greatest Spy Story of the Twentieth Century
3.35
**spoiler alert** I overall enjoyed this book, but had one principle frustration with it: the continuous foreshadowing.

Almost from the first chapter...more
Feb 09, 2012
Feb 02, 2012
 
Whack-a-Mole: The Price We Pay For Expecting Perfection
3.61
I've recently been reading a lot about high reliability organizations, safety cultures and specifically, Just Culture. While this book is a good prime...more
Nov 20, 2012
Nov 08, 2012
 
The Lost Bank: The Story of Washington Mutual-The Biggest Bank Failure in American History
3.87
This book is fantastic, in a Greek tragedy kind of way. Grind does a superb job mapping the rise and fall of WaMu through unchecked subprime lending....more
Aug 22, 2012
Aug 02, 2012
 
Death Has Come Up Into Our Windows
3.50
I had really mixed feelings on this book. I can agree with many of the other reviewers on the quality of its thematic and storytelling elements. Howev...more
Jul 2012
Jun 26, 2012
 
Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase to Catch Lincoln's Killer
4.11
Thrilling account of the Lincoln assassination, ensuing manhunt, and its aftermath. I am far from a Civil War buff, but I found it very interesting an...more
not set
Sep 19, 2011
 
The Triple Agent: The al-Qaeda Mole who Infiltrated the CIA
3.97
A captivating view inside the CIA and its personnel. Also an excellent primer on some of the lesser known figures in al Qaeda and the Pakistani Taliba...more
Jan 27, 2012
Oct 12, 2011
 
Liespotting: Proven Techniques to Detect Deception
3.42
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Jun 24, 2012
Jun 06, 2012
 
Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal
4.28
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Jul 07, 2013
Feb 21, 2013
 
Chain of Blame: How Wall Street Caused the Mortgage and Credit Crisis
3.57
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Oct 12, 2011
 
The Martian Chronicles
4.08
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Feb 23, 2012
Dec 16, 2011
 
The Alchemist
3.74
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Sep 18, 2011
 
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
3.70
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May 18, 2012
Apr 25, 2012
 
The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine
4.20
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Sep 19, 2011
 
Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard
4.00
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Sep 19, 2011
 
Counterinsurgency In Modern Warfare
3.63
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Sep 19, 2011
 
The Dead Hand: The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and its Dangerous Legacy
4.05
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Sep 18, 2011
 
Operation Mincemeat: How a Dead Man and a Bizarre Plan Fooled the Nazis and Assured an Allied Victory
3.90
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Sep 19, 2011
 
The Lost Dogs: Michael Vick's Dogs and Their Tale of Rescue and Redemption
4.35
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Sep 19, 2011
 
The Art of Racing in the Rain
4.15
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Dec 27, 2012
Dec 26, 2012
 
Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of his Time
3.92
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Mar 04, 2012
 
Rawhide Down: The Near Assassination of Ronald Reagan
4.13
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Sep 19, 2011
 
The Panic Virus: A True Story of Medicine, Science, and Fear
4.08
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Mar 14, 2012
Dec 28, 2011
 
The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic--and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World
3.92
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Sep 23, 2011
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