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The Woman in the Dunes by Kōbō Abe
" Great book! I stubbled across the book in college. I was in the library and someone had left the paperback out on a table. I saw it and thought it loo ...more"
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Darkly Dreaming Dexter by Jeff Lindsay
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South of Bixby Bridge by Ryan Winfield
South of Bixby Bridge
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Moonwalking with Einstein by Joshua Foer
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Josh Foer is a journalist that stumbles on the US Memory Championship. He discovers that these "memory athletes" are just average people, who have trained to perform remarkable feats of memory. They tell him that he could do what they do, if he train ...more
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True Detective by Max Allan Collins
True Detective
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This is the first of the Nate Heller series written by Max Allan Collins. It's a historical novel that takes place in 1930's Chicago at the end of prohibition. The book is an interesting weave of historical fact and fiction. There are several histori ...more
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A Clash of Kings by George R.R. Martin
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This is the second of four books in the "Song of Ice and Fire" series, sometimes referred to as "Game of Thrones" (which is the title of the first book).

There is such a richness to these books, that I found myself compelled to read and read. George R
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Murder in the Wind by John D. MacDonald
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The Hypnotist by Lars Kepler
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The 19th Wife by David Ebershoff
The 19th Wife
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I love mankind ... it's people I can't stand!!
I love mankind ... it's people I can't stand!!”
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“A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.”
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“Explaining humor is a lot like dissecting a frog, you learn a lot in the process, but in the end you kill it.”
Mark Twain

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