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Black Holes  Time Warps: Einstein's Outrageous Legacy
4.15
it was amazing
Want to learn what happens to stars when they die, but you lack a post-doc in astrophysics? You've come to the right place. Thorne has done an excelle ...more
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Mar 01, 2008
 
Tulipomania: The Story of the World's Most Coveted Flower & the Extraordinary Passions It Aroused
3.67
it was amazing
Anyone interested in economic history should give this a go. Dash does an excellent job of presenting the complete picture of the Dutch craze for the ...more
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Mar 01, 2008
 
The Count of Monte Cristo
4.21
it was amazing
The greatest story ever written. Bar none. The story is well known so it won't be rehashed here. Instead I will say that the Oxford World's Classics e ...more
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Mar 01, 2008
 
The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
4.17
it was amazing
Greatest science fiction story ever written. Well developed characters, excellent political and social commentary, a few good action sequences, sentie ...more
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Mar 01, 2008
 
Arthurian Romances
3.97
it was amazing
Three classic stories of chivalry and knights errant. Written by (or rather originally composed by) the man often credited with the creation of the en ...more
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Mar 01, 2008
 
The Art of Deception: Controlling the Human Element of Security
3.76
it was amazing
A somewhat frightening look at the ways a determined and bold person can bluff their way into accomplishing just about any end. This book really highl ...more
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Mar 01, 2008
 
Isaac Asimov's Treasury of Humor
3.83
it was amazing
More than just a joke book, Asimov takes a deeper look at what humor is and how it's constructed. Every kind of joke is covered along with advice on h ...more
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Mar 01, 2008