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Second Reading by Jonathan Yardley
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The Berlin Stories by Christopher Isherwood
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A friend recommended "The Berlin Stories" to me years ago and I finally read them. I'm so glad I did. Christopher Isherwood had an uncanny eye the behavior of a person who says one thing and means something somewhat different. The dialogue of "The Be ...more
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Ten Days that Shook the World by John     Reed
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The thing I like most about this book is that you feel like you're actually there in Petrograd taking part in the decision to seize power for the workers and peasants of Russia. Everyone around you is discussing and debating what to do in the politic ...more
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Palestine by Joe Sacco
Palestine
by Joe Sacco
recommended for: Anyone who wants to try to understand life under Israeli occupation
read in January, 2005
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This book made me take a side in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Sacco makes it clear that the Palestinians are under the thumb of an expansionist, racist occupation and shows the heroism of their struggle. A really excellent book.
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The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx
The Communist Manifesto
by Karl Marx
recommended for: Everyone who wants progressive political change
read in January, 2005
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The Meaning of Marxism by Paul D'Amato
The Meaning of Marxism
by Paul D'Amato
recommended for: Anyone curious about Marxism
read in June, 2007
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This is an incredibly accessible book on Marxism by a Marxist living in the U.S. If you want to know what Marxism is--without all the distortions--read this book.
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The Rise & Fall of Great Powers by Tom Rachman
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To Rise Again at a Decent Hour by Joshua Ferris
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