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A Feast for Crows by George R.R. Martin
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A Storm of Swords by George R.R. Martin
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A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
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Sound of the Beast by Ian Christe
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Sound of the Beast by Ian Christe
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Great comprehensive history of Metal until date of publish (2003). So much more has happened in this dynamic genre since then, but oh well. This history really explores the roots of metal and how the genre ties in with other forms of music, extreme o ...more
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Goodbye, Columbus and Five Short Stories by Philip Roth
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I'm beginning to really like Roth. I read Portnoy's Complaint for the list, and enjoyed it, but this slim book gives a fuller appreciation of the author. Sometimes a little rough around the edges, these are Roth's first stories. They are all good, bu ...more
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The Member of the Wedding by Carson McCullers
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Shakespeare by Bill Bryson
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Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak
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Well 3.5, but not rounding up. This book was a facinating look into post revolution Russia. Somewhat hard to follow at times because everyone has at least 4 names, it was still a good read. A little irritating that everyone that ran into each other h ...more
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Tess of the D'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy
Tess of the D'Urbervilles
by Thomas Hardy
read in March, 2016
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This book was beautifully written by one of the masters of the period. There were multiple passages where I had to stop and re-read them to fully absorb the fullness and power of what was written. This book is a great example of why I love "stuffy En ...more
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