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Zealot by Reza Aslan
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This was a fun book to read. Aslan tells a great story and does so in a fast paced way that really seems to fly by. What makes this book so satisfying is knowing that it's discussing historical material that could, quite likely, be true. As a lover o...more
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The Lost History of 1914 by Jack Beatty
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Many of my friends read this book in junior high or high school, though it was never assigned to me. Of all the "classics" of American literature that I've never read, the thought of this one stayed with me. For years it was a book that intended to r...more
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World War One by Lawrence Sondhaus
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The March of Folly by Barbara W. Tuchman
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One of the most striking things about this book is the thought which almost inevitably comes upon the reader after only a few pages of this book is the seeming arbitrariness of the examples of folly chosen for examination. Anyone with even a passing...more
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Sallust by P. McGushin
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The Thin Man by Dashiell Hammett
The Thin Man
by Dashiell Hammett
read in July, 2014
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Reading this book feels like watching a blank-and-white movie from the 1930s. The plot moves quickly and with enough action and clues to keep the book interesting but not quite so complicated or in-depth that one would ever need to slow down. I must...more
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Histories I by Tacitus
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