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Mere Christianity
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Rod Rod said: " This is my first C.S. Lewis book, and it isn't what I expected, which is great.

Lewis' point of view is an ex-atheist, and he peels away the layers of what Christianity meant to him in a very intelligently constructed critique. Not at all the slow-pi
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One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez
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Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs by Chuck Klosterman
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The Crossing by Cormac McCarthy
"The Crossing is an astonishing book, more downbeat than All the Pretty Horses, yet not as bleak as the likes of Blood Meridian, it is a sprawling coming-of-age tale filled with moments of beauty and sorrow. The descriptions are as beautiful as any..." Read more of this review »
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Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez
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The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
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About a Boy by Nick Hornby
About a Boy
by Nick Hornby
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The Dharma Bums by Jack Kerouac
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Low Life by Luc Sante
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Another book that belongs in the "the good old days weren't that good" category. A very impressive, if sometimes repetitive, history of how New York City was born through corruption, greed, and chaos. Not what we learned in grade school.
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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Brown
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This is the history of the extermination of the American Indias. It isn't a fun read, but an enlightening one. It took me a long time to read this book because I was getting too disheartened as I plowed through it. It belongs in the "the good old day ...more
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Not for Sale by David Batstone
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Other people have reviewed this as an "easy read about a difficult subject." While the flow of the book is fluid, there isn't much that's "easy" about the content. It is an important primer on the subject of human trafficking/slavery, however, and I ...more
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