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Markings
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Empire of Cotton by Sven Beckert
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The Sense of Style by Steven Pinker
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The Better Angels of Our Nature by Steven Pinker
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The Signal and the Noise by Nate Silver
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The Death of Ivan Ilyich and Other Stories by Leo Tolstoy
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Our Kind of Traitor by John le Carré
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I will never turn away from a new book by Le Carre. This latest is a great read. It doesn't rise to the level of his Smiley books (a high bar for sure). The characters lack the depth and subtlety found in many of his books. Likewise the plot is.strai ...more
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The Idea Of Justice by Amartya Sen
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Call for the Dead by John le Carré
"Le Carré is one of the greatest writers of thrillers of all time. At worst, he seems to produce a story that is merely entertaining and engaging.

This book—which I believe was his first—reminded me a great deal of Graham Greene's work: It was short..." Read more of this review »
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Markings by Dag Hammarskjöld
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Our Common Future by World Commission on Environ...
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