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War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
War and Peace
by Leo Tolstoy
read in December, 2013
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Freedom by Jonathan Franzen
Freedom
by Jonathan Franzen
read in December, 2012
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It's almost infuriating when a book so lives up to the hype; We are denied the perverse pleasure of finding fault with a supposedly-great thing. I agree with everyone who said this book is a defining one for people who have lived through the last dec ...more
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Moments of Being by Virginia Woolf
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Ratner's Star by Don DeLillo
Ratner's Star
by Don DeLillo
read in November, 2012
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Math and mysticism. Full of allegories, satire and Zen koans. Confounding, long and sometimes torturous, whole sections are best read as giant poems with thin narrative as pretense. The language is a shabby, unedited mess that occasionally coalesces ...more
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White Noise by Don DeLillo
White Noise
by Don DeLillo
read in September, 2012
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"White Noise" is the story of a neurotic 50-year-old college professor's struggle to live in the shadow of his eventual death - a cause of great anxiety for him and his wife as they live an upper middle-class life and raise a small herd of children f ...more
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The Real Romney by Michael Kranish
The Real Romney
by Michael Kranish
read in August, 2012
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A straightforward and honest accounting of Mitt Romney's life and history, from his ancestor's exodus to a polygamist colony in Mexico, to a fatal car crash he survived in France, and through his multiple political transformations.

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All Things Shining by Hubert L. Dreyfus
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"All Things Shining" takes a courageously honest look at the deepest problem with modern life in the West: the nihilism that has set in as monotheism fades, leaving us with no clear sense of ultimate meaning or purpose.

In the authors' own words: "Wes
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Back to Work by Bill Clinton
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Not an exciting read, if read a certain way. Bill Clinton breaks down the anti-government antagonism of the modern Republican Party, then outlines, in broad strokes, fifty policy proposals designed to create jobs, modernize the infrastructure, reduce ...more
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