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Loggernook Loggernook said: " It's not quite the read that 'Cod' was (same author) or some of the other "History of the World in a Single Item" books, but I suspect that that is a matter of the pervasiveness of the subject matter. "

 

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Anathem by Neal Stephenson
Anathem
by Neal Stephenson (Goodreads Author)
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Amazing book! After having read it a few months ago I'm listening to it on my iPod. It's even better when read aloud
The Poe Shadow by Matthew Pearl
" I don't think that we did...maybe you used a gift card that we gave you to buy it? I"m reading Anathem right now. I think that you'd really like it a ...more "
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Dune by Frank Herbert
Dune (Dune Chronicles, #1)
by Frank Herbert
recommended to Loggernook by: everyone
recommended for: anyone
read in October, 2008
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I reread this (actually, listed to it un-abridged on tape) after many years and was astounded by what a great story this is (and how fresh it feels despite having been written in 1965 or so [after all, in general, Sci-Fi rarely ages well]).

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Salt by Mark Kurlansky
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It's not quite the read that 'Cod' was (same author) or some of the other "History of the World in a Single Item" books, but I suspect that that is a matter of the pervasiveness of the subject matter.
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The Hobbit, Mr Baggins and the Return to Bag-End by J.R.R. Tolkien
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I loved this. It's interesting that Christopher Tolkien decided not to include the history of 'The Hobbit' in his History of Middle Earth Series because he claimed that it was not part of the Silmarillion Mythology. Yet the author/editor showed just ...more
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