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The Tortilla Curtain
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The Source
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Geoff Geoff said: " This is my first Michener. I will say that I am generally not a fan of this approach to history but I will credit Michener and his team of researchers for doing their homework and making history more...I guess engaging for some readers. I can see how ...more "

 
The Golden Bough
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Geoff Geoff said: " After reading the first 15 pages one realizes that this is no normal book. It is a mammoth achievement of the 20th century and humanity. Frazer attempts to annalyze and break down the origins of all myths, religions and superstitions from all over th ...more "

 

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Peter the Great by Robert K. Massie
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I read this book several years ago and I attribute to my deep love of history. Peter the Great was indeed that. He was a once in century personality. The fact that he left at a young age as a member of the royal family to work in Dutch shipyards to l ...more
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The Tortilla Curtain by T.C. Boyle
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High Society by Dave Sim
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Dave Sim is easily one the most interesting and controversial writers in the comic book industry. He is also one the most uncelebrated because of that. In 1977, Dave Sim embarked on a 300 issue run that ended in 2004. After the first 50 odd issues he ...more
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Education of a Felon by Edward Bunker
Education of a Felon
by Edward Bunker
read in February, 2009
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There were times in Edward Bunker's life that he did transend his surroundings and people's expectations. Then there were times when he fulfilled society's expectations. The first 100 pages offer some great history and insights into LA in the 1940's ...more
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Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer
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Watchmen by Alan Moore
Watchmen
by Alan Moore
read in January, 2009
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Known within comic book circles as one of the definitive books of the modern era, Watchmen was one of the first titles to go beyond the tights and taglines and examine the people that are behind the mask. It's been over 15 years since I read this and ...more
date: January 10, 2009 05:00PM
location: Laura's House, Livermore, CA, The United States
description: Wine, appetizers and Revolutionary Road. Email me if you need the address.
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Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates
Revolutionary Road
by Richard Yates
read in January, 2009
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The Source by James A. Michener
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This is my first Michener. I will say that I am generally not a fan of this approach to history but I will credit Michener and his team of researchers for doing their homework and making history more...I guess engaging for some readers. I can see how ...more
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