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The Last of the Just
4.25
This is an exceptional book. The story of the persecution of Jews is structured with the legend of the 38 Just Men. From the death of Rabbi Yom Tov Le ...more
Jun 24, 2012
Jun 25, 2012
 
The Lord Is My Shepherd: Healing Wisdom of the Twenty-third Psalm
4.25
I think it's fair to say that for many people, the Twenty-third Psalm is a favorite part of the Bible. It has been a favorite of mine since childhood. ...more
Jun 2014
Jun 01, 2014
 
Breach of Trust: How Americans Failed Their Soldiers and Their Country
3.98
This book should be read by all citizens of the United States. It should be discussed with fellow citizens with the end in mind of finding and facing ...more
Mar 06, 2014
Mar 06, 2014
 
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)
4.06
It's been several years since I read a book that was hard to break away from. They are rare for me. I picked up Stieg Larsson's THE GIRL WITH THE DRAG ...more
Mar 29, 2014
Apr 03, 2014
 
The Red and the Black
3.86
The author (Marie-Henri Beyle) served in Napolean's Army for over fourteen years. Following Napolean's fall in 1814, Beyle retired from the Army and s ...more
Aug 2012
Aug 11, 2012
 
A Drink Before the War (Kenzie & Gennaro, #1)
3.97
I enjoyed reading this book. The oddball characters are memorable. The story lines of corrupt politicians and inter-gang warfare held my interest thro ...more
Jul 03, 2013
Jul 07, 2013
 
Dynamics of Faith
3.94
Paul Tillich defined faith as the state of being ultimately concerned. The dynamics of faith, therefore, are the dynamics of being ultimately concerne ...more
Sep 25, 2012
Sep 25, 2012
 
Matterhorn
4.27
Karl Marlantes has created a masterpiece of war fiction. For me, his greatest contribution was to explain much about our Vietnam War, just by focusing ...more
May 2014
May 01, 2014
 
Mission to Paris (Night Soldiers, #12)
3.51
I enjoy reading Alan Furst's novels. They are set in a time that often slips through a crack in our historical consciousness - the period just before ...more
May 25, 2014
May 25, 2014
 
Thank You for Your Service
4.18
This book is a sequel to David Finkel's acclaimed 2009 book, THE GOOD Soldiers. which followed a U.S. Army infantry battalion during the so-called "su ...more
Apr 15, 2014
Apr 20, 2014
 
Magnificent Obsession
3.85
John Gardner claimed that "art is essentially and primarily moral - that is, life-giving - moral in its process of creation and moral in what it says. ...more
May 19, 2014
May 19, 2014
 
The Good Soldiers
4.24
David Finkel spent eight months with the U.S. Army's second battalion of the sixteenth infantry regiment in Iraq. That was in 2007-2008, the period of ...more
Apr 04, 2014
Apr 05, 2014
 
Chapter Two
3.73
"Chapter Two" is a delightful two-act play. I marvel at the simplicity of the play's concept, the humor, and the use of incremental perturbations - al ...more
Mar 10, 2014
Mar 10, 2014
 
The Israeli Solution: A One-State Plan for Peace in the Middle East
4.49
Caroline Glick makes a convincing case for a one-state solution to the conflict over Israel in her 2014 book, THE ISRAELI SOLUTION, A ONE-STATE PLAN F ...more
Aug 13, 2014
Aug 15, 2014
 
Riding the Rap (Raylan Givens, #2)
3.72
Elmore Leonard's books are so well written that I don't want to put them down once I've started reading. RIDING THE RAP is the first Raylan Givens boo ...more
Aug 12, 2014
Aug 16, 2014
 
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
3.97
A strange story, written so that I wanted to keep turning pages and follow it through to the end. A historical novel set in 18th century France. The c ...more
Apr 15, 2012
Apr 15, 2012
 
The Practice of the Presence of God
4.31
A quick read about a seventeenth century monk who found inner peace.

"At all times -- every hour, every minute, even at the height of business -- I dro
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Mar 10, 2012
Mar 13, 2012
 
Goodbye, Darkness: A Memoir of the Pacific War
4.18
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Feb 21, 2012
 
The Sun Also Rises
3.82
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Feb 21, 2012
 
The Day of Battle: The War in Sicily and Italy, 1943-1944 (World War II Liberation Trilogy, #2)
4.31
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Feb 21, 2012
 
Hedda Gabler
3.77
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Feb 21, 2012
 
Catch-22 (Catch-22, #1)
3.96
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Feb 21, 2012
 
The Dharma Bums
3.93
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Feb 21, 2012
 
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
3.92
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Feb 21, 2012
 
Pegasus Bridge
4.08
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Feb 21, 2012
 
Darkness at Noon
4.04
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Feb 21, 2012
 
Blood of Victory (Night Soldiers, #7)
3.95
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Jun 18, 2014
Jun 11, 2014
 
Berlin Diary: The Journal of a Foreign Correspondent 1934-41
4.25
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Nov 15, 2014
Dec 07, 2014
 
Far from the Madding Crowd
3.87
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Feb 21, 2012
 
Einstein: His Life and Universe
4.04
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Feb 21, 2012
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