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The Four Agreements by Miguel Ruiz
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Jeff and 2 other people liked Alex Stockdale's review of A Tour of the Calculus:
A Tour of the Calculus by David Berlinski
"Ugh. Almost finished, but what a slog. Picked this book up in an airport bookstore a few years ago (obviously pre-Kindle), and finally decided I should read it or get rid of it. The subject matter is, of course, fascinating. Berlinski's writing, h..." Read more of this review »
Jeff and 4 other people liked James Watson's review of A Tour of the Calculus:
A Tour of the Calculus by David Berlinski
"In writing "A Tour of the Calculus", there are three things that David Berlinski would like you to know, in order:

1. David Berlinski has read more books than you.
2. David Berlinski is well regarded among mathematicians.
3. The motivations and conce..." Read more of this review »
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Decline and Fall by Evelyn Waugh
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Three Roads to the Alamo by William C. Davis
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A very interesting approach to Alamo history. A thorough biography of the three major figures with a concise yet fairly complete depiction of the run up to the battle and the battle itself. Davis doesn't appear to have a point of view to champion or ...more
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A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley
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Jane Smiley, A Thousand Acres, (Harper Perennial, London, 2004)

This is an interesting novel, to say the least. I came to it with prejudice, I must admit, as it's a reworking of Shakespeare's King Lear, a play that I love and that I'm currently wor..." Read more of this review »
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A Thousand Acres
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A successful farm family in Iowa. Three daughters of an overbearing patriarch. One daughter banished for not showing the demanded obsequiousness. A neighbor with two sons, one loyal and one prodigal. A dramatic repudiation by the patriarch of the two ...more
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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
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