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Oracle Bones by Peter Hessler
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The Last Days of Old Beijing by Michael Meyer
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Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
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Taras Bulba by Nikolai Gogol
Taras Bulba
by Nikolai Gogol
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A classic story from when the form of the novel was just emerging. A great picture of life among the Cossacks, squeezed between the Polish empire and the Ottoman empire. A people living each day with honor, with no desire for wealth or permanence.
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Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk by David Sedaris
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Somewhat bizarre but funny and insightful stories. Not for kids, that's for sure.
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Shakespeare by Bill Bryson
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A great read. Dispels much of the myth, and provides a great picture of England in the late 1500s.

Completely changed my view of Shakespeare. I doubted that he was actually the author of his works. No more.
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Paying with Plastic by David S. Evans
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I found this to be a very good history of the evolution of payment cards. Very useful to me in my involvement in the payments business.

For the student of evolutionary economics, it really helps you understand why some companies and networks have succ
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Ratio by Michael Ruhlman
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The theoretical basis for much in cooking. Better for the expert cook, who wants to move from recipes to improvisation.

Excellent. One of the few cooking related books that can be read on a Kindle.
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