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The Art of War in the Middle Ages by Charles William Chadwick Oman
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Proof that the rating system here is rubbish.

Check this out, this is Sir Oman's FULL book, with the absolutely brilliant chapter on the Swiss, their pikemen and Ascendancy etc., but this gets a 3.8 rating while the INCOMPLETE book without the analys...more
John is now a fan of Steven D. Levitt and Bertrand Russell
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A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
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One Up On Wall Street by Peter Lynch
" This is a short book, but long on advice even, and especially, after the financial meltodown. It took me about 40 - 45 minutes to go through the book, but I'll read it again tomorrow and maybe again next week allowing the content to set in.

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Hyperspace by Michio Kaku
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Let's face it, Kaku is no Mr. Cool. I cringe when I see/hear him on Discovery, potentially acting the assassin on young budding science interest.

But when he WRITES, wow. What a mind. Logical, curious, possessing a Feynman-like puzzle drive, and all...more
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Why I Am Not a Christian and Other Essays on Religion and Rel... by Bertrand Russell
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Uh, I think this book and a few other things by Russell, most notably "An Outline of Intellectual Rubbish" as being pretty devastating in his use of logic or something.
Why I Am Not a Christian and Other Essays on Religion and Rel... by Bertrand Russell The Grand Design by Stephen Hawking The Greatest Show on Earth by Richard Dawkins The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman! by Richard P. Feynman Vote on this list »
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