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A Mile Beyond the Moon by C.M. Kornbluth
A Mile Beyond the Moon
by C.M. Kornbluth
read in February, 2015
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I picked up this carefully protected copy from a Goodwill store along with several other books covered in a way that made it clear they came from one collection. I love this line from the back cover, "LIFE Magazine says there are more than TWO MILLIO ...more
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Memoirs of General W.T. Sherman by William T. Sherman
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I'd been planning to read this 1,000 pager for a while. Sherman has interested me for at least a decade, and I usually stop by his statue in D.C. when I visit.

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The Outsiders by William N. Thorndike
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It's a good, light read. Value investors will love it.
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Under the Moons of Mars by Sam Moskowitz
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Past Masters and Other Bookish Natterings by Bud Webster
Past Masters and Other Bookish Natterings
by Bud Webster (Goodreads Author)
read in February, 2015
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I enjoyed many of the essays very much.

I would have given the book 4 stars, but it includes a recommendations for Clifford Simak and Zenna Henderson, two of my least favorite "classic" SF authors. Also, there's a dialog with Jerry Pournelle, one of
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Manias, Panics and Crashes by Charles P. Kindleberger
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This book was referred to by another book I've been reading. This copy as gifted to me by my alma mater at an event where Professor Aliber, the co-author of this edition, spoke.

One of the most dense and therefore challenging books I've read. Every p
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Blood Work by Michael Connelly
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Andrew Jackson by Robert V. Remini
Andrew Jackson
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The Poet by Michael Connelly
The Poet (Jack McEvoy, #1)
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Tense, clever, and fair mystery. Not overly explicit in the horrific element of a serial killer chase, which I appreciate. Most of the horror is kept "off screen" and only alluded to. For this reason, I find it superior to Red Dragon and similar fare ...more
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