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The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck
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The Good Earth

Profound. Very well done. I never read this in high school like most of my friends I really enjoyed it. The writing style is almost biblical, which is understandable considering Buck's background.
Very readable and rewarding.
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The Comfort of Black by Carter   Wilson
The Comfort of Black: A Novel
by Carter Wilson (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2016
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The Comfort of Black

I found this book to be engaging enough to finish, but that's really all. Wasn't bad. Wasn't even close to great. It was just..... Meh.
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The Martian by Andy Weir
The Martian
by Andy Weir (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2016
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I'd like to buy Mark Watley a beer!

I will not do this book justice. Largely because I really can't wait to see the movie, which I have cued up this very minute.

A fun and very engaging read. A wonderfully resilient character who is tremendously irrev
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Julia Pastrana - Inspired by Actual Events by Sandy Olson
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Reminds Me of Other Famous Pop Stars...

This a truly horrifying account of the life of Julia Pastrana. Not only was she terribly misused, she was lead to believe that the abuse she endured was love. Sadly, I found myself wondering if her life was much
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Night by Elie Wiesel
Night
by Elie Wiesel
read in January, 2016
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Chilling and at times physically painful to read. I'd love to say that It baffles my Mind that these events took place only two generations ago, but the horrid fact is that things of this nature are going on all over the world today.

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The Emperor of All Maladies by Siddhartha Mukherjee
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Killing Lincoln by Bill O'Reilly
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For the record, I have no use for Bill O'Reilly as a political commentator. More often than not he drives me batty. But as a historian, I'd heard really good things about his writings. Someone gave me this book after finishing it and it sat in my lib ...more
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The Emperor of All Maladies by Siddhartha Mukherjee
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“Science begins with counting. To understand a phenomenon, a scientist must first describe it; to describe it objectively, he must first measure it.”
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“(This was yet another colonial fascination: to create the conditions of misery in a population, then subject it to social or medical experimentation.)”
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“A cancer cell is an astonishing perversion of the normal cell. Cancer is a phenomenally successful invader and colonizer in part because it exploits the very features that make us successful as a species or as an organism.”
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“The search for a way to eradicate this scourge… is left to incidental dabbling and uncoordinated research. —The Washington Post, 1946”
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