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The People of the Mist by H. Rider Haggard
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Microadventures by Alastair Humphreys
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A Fighting Chance by Elizabeth Warren
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This Is the Way the World Ends by James K. Morrow
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Alan Turing by Andrew Hodges
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The Genocides by Thomas M. Disch
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Last Exit to Brooklyn by Hubert Selby Jr.
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Life Is a Wheel by Bruce Weber
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I love bicycling so any book even tangentially about riding a bike across the USA will get a 3 star rating from me. I would have preferred more cycling and less "life insights" but overall it was more of a 5 than a 3. The author hints that he may do ...more
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Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut
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In Pursuit of the Unknown by Ian Stewart
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Oscar Wilde
“I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train.”
Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest

Christopher Hitchens
“Owners of dogs will have noticed that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they will think you are god. Whereas owners of cats are compelled to realize that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they draw the conclusion that they are gods.”
Christopher Hitchens, The Portable Atheist: Essential Readings for the Nonbeliever

Thomas Stephen Szasz
“Why don't you have a right to say you are Jesus? And why isn't the proper response to that "congratulations"?”
Thomas Stephen Szasz

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2013 Reading Challenge
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2012 Reading Challenge
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2011 Reading Challenge
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