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The Fires of Vesuvius by Mary Beard
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Mastermind by Maria Konnikova
Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes
by Maria Konnikova (Goodreads Author)
read in February, 2013
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As a fan of Sherlock Holmes I was intrigued by this book, especially after I read a review of it in the New York Times book review. While I think it might be a little longer than it needs to be, this is a book well worth your time if you are a fan of ...more
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A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
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I was given a copy of Confederacy of Dunces when I was in college. I think it is one of the funniest and best written stories I have ever read. Having been to New Orleans multiple times, like a good bugs bunny cartoon, I can appreciate it on multiple ...more
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Angel Exterminatus by Graham McNeill
Angel Exterminatus
by Graham McNeill
read in May, 2013
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I'm a big fan of the Horus Heresy series. It is really original and fun. Sometimes it gets bogged down it its own story, but then recovers to redeem itself. This book details the machinations of two of the lead conspirators - Fulgrim and Perturabo - ...more
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Getting to Yes by Roger Fisher
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I find that business books can be very dry or very cheesy, but they can still be very useful if you read between the lines or through the nonsense. If was a very useful book, describing different techniques that you can use or discover in negotiation ...more
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Hyperion by Dan Simmons
Hyperion (Hyperion Cantos, #1)
by Dan Simmons
read in January, 2013
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I enjoy the work of Dan Simmons and his SF writing is top notch. When I first heard about this book it was described to me as "Canterbury Tales" in space. That is perhaps an oversimplification, but does give an inkling to the way this story plays out ...more
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117069 Ghoulies and Ghosties--Favorite Monsters — 28 members — last activity Nov 12, 2013 01:11PM
Who's your favorite monster? Books, TV, movies, video games--it doesn't matter. Who do you love to be scared by, and why?
82307 Q&A with Gail Z. Martin Oct. 24 - 31 — 37 members — last activity Nov 05, 2012 04:25PM
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