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Maphead | 294 comments 1.Panic in Level 4: Cannibals, Killer Viruses and Other Journeys to the Edge of Science by Richard Preston Panic in Level 4  Cannibals, Killer Viruses, and Other Journeys to the Edge of Science by Richard Preston
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Maphead | 294 comments 2. The First Christmas: What the Gospels Really Teach About Jesus's Birth By Marcus Borg and John Dominic Crossan The First Christmas by Marcus J. Borg
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Maphead | 294 comments 3. Surrender: Appeasing Islam, Sacrificing Freedom by Bruce Bawer Surrender  Appeasing Islam, Sacrificing Freedom by Bruce Bawer
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Maphead | 294 comments 4. Reset: Iran, Turkey and America's Future by Stephen Kinzer Reset  Iran, Turkey and America's Future by Stephen Kinzer
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Maphead | 294 comments 5.Voodoo Histories: The Role of the Conspiracy Theory in Shaping Modern History by David Aaronovitch Voodoo Histories  The Role of the Conspiracy Theory in Shaping Modern History by David Aaronovitch
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Maphead | 294 comments 6. The Nativity: History and Legend by Geza Vermes The Nativity  History and Legend by Geza Vermes
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Maphead | 294 comments 7. In the Rose Garden of the Martyrs: A Memoir of Iran by Christopher de Bellaigue
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In the Rose Garden of the Martyrs  A Memoir of Iran by Christopher De Bellaigue


Maphead | 294 comments 8. The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York by Deborah Blum The Poisoner's Handbook  Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York by Deborah Blum
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Maphead | 294 comments 9. Children of Jihad: A Young American's Travels Among the Youth of the Middle East by Jared Cohen Children of Jihad  A Young American's Travels Among the Youth of the Middle East by Jared Cohen
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Maphead | 294 comments 10. The Tenth Parallel: Dispatches from the Fault Line Between Christianity and Islam by Eliza Griswold The Tenth Parallel by Eliza Griswold
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Maphead | 294 comments 11.Maimonides by Sherwin Nuland Maimonides (Jewish Encounters) by Sherwin B. Nuland
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Maphead | 294 comments 12.Island of the Lost: Shipwrecked at the Edge of the World by Joan Druett Island of the Lost  Shipwrecked at the Edge of the World by Joan Druett
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Maphead | 294 comments 13.The First Paul: Reclaiming the Radical Visionary Behind the Church's Conservative Icon by Marcus J. Borg and John Dominic Crossan The First Paul by Marcus J. Borg


Maphead | 294 comments 14. The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ by Philip Pullman The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ by Philip Pullman
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Maphead | 294 comments 15. The Man Who Loved China by Simon Winchester The Man Who Loved China  Joseph Needham & the Making of a Masterpiece by Simon Winchester
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Maphead | 294 comments 16. Martin Luther: A Life by Martin Marty Martin Luther  A Penguin Life (Penguin Lives) by Martin E. Marty
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Maphead | 294 comments 17. A Golden Age: A Novel by Tahmima Anam A Golden Age by Tahmima Anam
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Maphead | 294 comments 18. My Fundamentalist Education: A Memoir of a Divine Girlhood by Christine Rosen My Fundamentalist Education  A Memoir of a Divine Girlhood by Christine Rosen
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Maphead | 294 comments 19. The Pagan Christ: Recovering the Lost Light by Tom Harpur The Pagan Christ  Recovering the Lost Light by Tom Harpur
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Maphead | 294 comments Shardae wrote: "I loke your blog, it is very nice."
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Maphead | 294 comments 20. Monsoon: The Indian Ocean and the Future of American Power by Robert D. Kaplan Monsoon  The Indian Ocean and the Future of American Power by Robert D. Kaplan
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Maphead | 294 comments 21 The Next Decade: What the World Will Look Like by George Friedman The Next Decade  What the World Will Look Like by George Friedman


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Maphead | 294 comments 22. Islam: Opposing Viewpoints Islam (Opposing Viewpoints) by David M. Haugen
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Maphead | 294 comments 23. The End of the Free Market: Who Wins the War Between States and Corporations? by Ian Bremmer The End of the Free Market  Who Wins the War Between States and Corporations? by Ian Bremmer
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Maphead | 294 comments 24. Cracking India: A Novel by Bapsi Sidhwa Cracking India by Bapsi Sidhwa
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Maphead | 294 comments 25 Iran: Opposing Viewpoints ed. by David Haugen
Iran by David M. Haugen
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Maphead | 294 comments 26.The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates by Wes Moore The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore
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Maphead | 294 comments 27. Limassol by Yishai Sarid Limassol by Yishai Sarid
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Maphead | 294 comments 28. Bloodlust: On the Roots of Violence From Cain and Abel to the Present by Russell Jacoby Bloodlust  On the Roots of Violence from Cain and Abel to the Present by Russell Jacoby
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Maphead | 294 comments 29. The Flight of the Intellectuals by Paul Berman The Flight of the Intellectuals by Paul Berman
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Maphead | 294 comments 30. Allah: A Christian Response by Miroslav Volf Allah  A Christian Response by Miroslav Volf
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Maphead | 294 comments 31. I'm Perfect, You're Doomed: Tales From A Jehovah's Witness Upbringing by Kyria Abrahams I'm Perfect, You're Doomed  Tales From A Jehovah's Witness Upbringing by Kyria Abrahams
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Maphead | 294 comments 32. Dead Aid: Why Aid Is Not Working and How There Is a Better Way for Africa by Dambisa Moyo
Dead Aid  Why Aid Is Not Working and How There Is a Better Way for Africa by Dambisa Moyo
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Maphead | 294 comments 33. Iran: Current Controversies ed. by Debra Miller Iran (Current Controversies) by Gale Editor
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Maphead | 294 comments 34. To Jerusalem and Back: A Personal Account by Saul Bellow To Jerusalem Back by Saul Bellow
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Maphead | 294 comments 35. Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann
Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann
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Maphead | 294 comments 36. The Fever: How Malaria Has Ruled Humankind for 500,000 Years by Sonia Shah The Fever  How Malaria Has Ruled Humankind for 500,000 Years by Sonia Shah
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Maphead | 294 comments 37. A Time to Betray: The Astonishing Double Life of a CIA Agent Inside the Revolutionary by Reza Kahlili A Time to Betray by Reza Kahlili
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Maphead | 294 comments 38. The Next 100 Years: A Forecast for the 21st Century by George Friedman The Next 100 Years  A Forecast for the 21st Century (Library) by George Friedman
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Maphead | 294 comments 39. Neighbors: The Destruction of the Jewish Community in Jedwabne, Poland by Jan Tomasz Gross Neighbors  The Destruction of the Jewish Community in Jedwabne, Poland by Jan Tomasz Gross
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Maphead | 294 comments 40. Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard
by Chip and Dan Heath Switch  How to Change Things When Change Is Hard by Chip Heath
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Maphead | 294 comments 41. Crossing Mandelbaum Gate: Coming of Age Between the Arabs and Israelis, 1956-1978 by Kai Bird Crossing Mandelbaum Gate  Coming of Age Between the Arabs and Israelis, 1956-1978 by Kai Bird


Maphead | 294 comments 42. The Painter of Battles by Arturo Perez-Reverte The Painter of Battles  A Novel by Arturo Pérez-Reverte
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Maphead | 294 comments 43. The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements by Sam Kean The Disappearing Spoon  And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements by Sam Kean
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Maphead | 294 comments 44. The Great Warming: Climate Change and the Rise and Fall of Civilizations by Brian M. Fagan The Great Warming  Climate Change and the Rise and Fall of Civilizations by Brian M. Fagan
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Maphead | 294 comments 45. Blood, Iron, and Gold: How the Railways Transformed the World by Christian Wolmar Blood, Iron, and Gold  How the Railways Transformed the World by Christian Wolmar
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Maphead | 294 comments 46. The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement by David Brooks The Social Animal  The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement by David  Brooks
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Reza Kahlili (RezaKahlili) | 2 comments Maphead wrote: "37. A Time to Betray: The Astonishing Double Life of a CIA Agent Inside the Revolutionary by Reza Kahlili A Time to Betray by Reza Kahlili
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Thank you for the great review on your blog. I am glad you liked the read.


Maphead | 294 comments Reza wrote: "Maphead wrote: "37. A Time to Betray: The Astonishing Double Life of a CIA Agent Inside the Revolutionary by Reza Kahlili A Time to Betray by Reza Kahlili
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You are most welcome ! I'm honored by your kind words !


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