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The Zimmermann Telegram by Barbara W. Tuchman
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I thought that lots of information--stuff I didn't know, would translate into an interesting read. While I learned a lot, the flow was never compelling to me like other good books that "bring you there". I was never engaged. Typically, a narrator can ...more
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Leonardo and the Last Supper by Ross King
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" Janice wrote: "Hoopla, I'm not so crazy about. The last three audiobooks were skipping and the speed I selected changed on its own. I generally listen ...more "
Grumpus and 19 other people liked David's review of The City & the City:
The City & the City by China Miéville
"What a fun book! I love novels that are totally unpredictable. It seems like I enjoy half of the novels I've read by China Miéville, and the other half I dislike. This is one of those that I like. And each of Miéville's novels is totally different..." Read more of this review »
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The Blood of Emmett Till by Timothy B. Tyson
"There are probably few people who have not heard of Emmett Till and his horrific murder in 1955. This book, The Blood of Emmett Till by Timothy B. Tyson, in my view, does not add a great deal to the knowledge that has been available for all of the..." Read more of this review »
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The Not-Quite States of America by Doug Mack
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