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A History of Venice
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Buzz: The Science and Lore of Alcohol and Caffeine
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Deception Point by Dan Brown
Deception Point
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Ruth and I listened to this as a book on tape. We nearly gave up 1/2 way though, because it was so atrocious -- we only kept up out of horrified curiosity. I can't say that I'm glad we did.
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When the Lion Feeds by Wilbur Smith
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I honestly don't remember whether I liked or loved this book. Probably just liked. But some of the imagery -- in particular, the guy going rabid -- has stuck with me for a decade now, and that has to count for something.
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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
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Beowulf by Unknown
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Kurt Vonnegut's Cat's Cradle by Harold Bloom
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This book seemed to me a lot like a less polished first draft for Galapagos.

Said Crazy Kurt, "I have this idea for a book where the main character ends up on an island in the Pacific around the time when the world ends, but I'm not sure what else ha...more
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Dead Certainties by Simon Schama
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This book could easily have been worthy of four stars, but it never stepped up and really solidly delivered on my expectations. But the second story, about the murder of one Harvard professor by another, is a really interesting case, and well told.
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The  C Programming Language by Brian W. Kernighan
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Introduction to Algorithms by Thomas H. Cormen
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This book contains a lot (a lot, a lot) of interesting algorithms. The writing is kind of terse, but so it goes. Also, Cormen has been known to show up on the Amazon.com page for the book and respond to comments.
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