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Siberian Huskies for Dummies. by Diane Morgan
" I do remember you saying you've already got a copy, right? If not then ours remains on offer. "
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Siberian Huskies for Dummies. by Diane Morgan
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The Dispossessed by Ursula K. Le Guin
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Man Plus by Frederik Pohl
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The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown
The Da Vinci Code (Robert Langdon, #2)
by Dan Brown (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2006
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Linear and hopelessly contrived plot, cut-out-and-paste characters, lumpen writing style, and the whole lot apparently nothing but a scaffold for a bunch of suspect assertions about religious history.
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Never Cry Wolf by Farley Mowat
Never Cry Wolf
by Farley Mowat
read in January, 1998
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This is a book I both love and hate. I love it because I love wolves and this is a well-written, entertaining story about wolves. I hate it's made up from start to finish, yet the tagline on the cover says, "The incredible true story of life among Ar ...more
David Hughes rated a book 1 of 5 stars
The Road To Dune by Frank Herbert
The Road To Dune
by Frank Herbert
recommended for: hard-core Dune fans, masochists
read in February, 2007
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Absolutely ghastly first draught and associated short stories from the classic sci-fi novel, mangled and made strident by the author’s notably untalented son. Occasional excerpts and letters from Herbert pater provide a glimmer of lucidity that only ...more
David Hughes rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Ruff the Wolf by William S. Briscoe
Ruff the Wolf
by William S. Briscoe
recommended for: kids
read in January, 1980
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This is a children's book, one of the very first I can remember reading - which also marks my first memory of my lifelong fascination with wolves.

In Minnesota (or thereabouts) in the mid-20th century, a boy adopts an orphaned wolf cub after seeing it
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The Visual Display of Quantitative Information by Edward R. Tufte
The Visual Display of Quantitative Information
by Edward R. Tufte
recommended for: engineers, scientists, technical writers
read in October, 2007
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In The Elements of Style, Strunk and White famously laid out a manifesto for lucid, minimal prose. This book is the equivalent for anyone who needs to put a lot of numbers on one piece of paper.

Like The Elements of Style, this book is not a manual. T
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David Hughes rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Man Meets Dog by Konrad Lorenz
Man Meets Dog
by Konrad Lorenz
recommended for: dog lovers
read in January, 1990
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Charming study of people, dogs, and the relationship between them, written by "the father of ethology." Light-hearted and personal yet always deeply insightful, Lorenz describes everything from the origins of dogs to advice for dog owners and breeder ...more
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