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Anathem by Neal Stephenson
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Tastes of Paradise by Wolfgang Schivelbusch
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The Disneyland Story by Sam Gennawey
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Walt Disney had revolutionized the film industry with his animated films —like Snow White, Fantasia, and Dumbo — in the 1940s. In the 1950s, he decided to pursue his next big vision: to create a theme park.

It seems obvious now, but it was considered...more
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Learn German With Stories by André Klein
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Blindsight by Peter Watts
Blindsight
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Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
Life After Life
by Kate Atkinson
read in July, 2014
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Eric by Terry Pratchett
Eric (Discworld, #9)
by Terry Pratchett
read in August, 2014
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Short, uninspired entry in the Discworld series.
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Make It So by Nathan Shedroff
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Great concept. There are lots of full-color pictures to illustrate the concepts discussed (and compare movie interface elements side-by-side). But I got bored about 1/3rd of the way in.
Still Life with Woodpecker by Tom Robbins
" Reading this book is like being invited over to someone's house for dinner, and finding that they're serving you a buffet of artisanal maraschino cherries they've made. At first you're like, "Oh, how whimsical!" Then you're like "Oh, and you flavo... " Read more of this review »
At Home by Bill Bryson
" Meh.

The only things that kept me from giving up on this book were Bryson's clearly exhaustive research and his easily consumable writing style.

The idea behind the book is interesting, but the text suffered from a lack of focus. Each chapter profes... " Read more of this review »
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Guy Gavriel Kay
“Some writers later, describing the events of that night and day, wrote that Wan'yen of the Altai had seen a spirit-dragon of the river and become afraid. Writers do that sort of thing. They like dragons in their tales.”
Guy Gavriel Kay, River of Stars

Connie Willis
“You'd help if you could, wouldn't you, boy?" I said. "It's no wonder they call you man's best friend. Faithful and loyal and true, you share in our sorrows and rejoice with us in our triumphs, the truest friend we ever have known, a better friend than we deserve. You have thrown in your lot with us, through thick and thin, on battlefield and hearthrug, refusing to leave your master even when death and destruction lie all around. Ah, noble dog, you are the furry mirror in which we see our better selves reflected, man as he could be, unstained by war or ambition, unspoilt by-”
Connie Willis, To Say Nothing of the Dog

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