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The Road by Cormac McCarthy
The Road
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This book is magnificent. McCarthy writes from some extra-temporal dimension where words are not "words" but "The Word." He is the poet, the amaranth, the revelator. But this book is not biblical so much as it is counter-biblical. All of the images, ...more
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The Closing of the American Mind by Allan Bloom
"Allan Bloom's Closing of the American Mind was published twenty years ago this month. Parents gave this book to their kids upon graduation from high school to warn them against the moral rot they would encounter at the modern university. I receive..." Read more of this review »
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Selected Political Speeches by Marcus Tullius Cicero
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The Lost Continent by Bill Bryson
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This book has some good laugh lines - especially early. But Bryson's wit is overshadowed by his petulance. His endless complaining had the same effect on me that the long, unremarkable Midwest landscape apparently had on him. He is at his best when h ...more
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