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Columbine by Dave Cullen
Columbine
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Good, in depth analysis of the Columbine shootings from multiple points of view. It covers a lot of territory on complex subjects including detailed analysis of the motivations of the killers, the role of the media, the police response and the afterm ...more
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Wild by Cheryl Strayed
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
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Better than I was expecting. The female empowerment side is great. Personally, I also liked that she was brutally honest about things like flirting for no reason, feeling threatened by sometimes innocuous and sometimes threatening actions by men.
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The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin
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His Excellency by Joseph J. Ellis
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A very humanising biography of George Washington illuminating the complexities of and motivations of a surprisingly interesting man. Fascinating also to see how contemporaries criticised his second term making snide accusations that Washington was se ...more
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“Don't eat anything your great-grandmother wouldn't recognize as food.”
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“Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilised by education: they grow there, firm as weeds among stones.”
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“Next morning I awoke, looked out the window and nearly died of fright. My screams brought Atticus from his bathroom half-shaven.
"The world's endin', Atticus! Please do something -!" I dragged him to the window and pointed.
"No it's not," he said. "It's snowing.”
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