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The Lost Battles by Jonathan Jones
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Across the Pond by Terry Eagleton
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Unfinished Empire by John Darwin
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Miracles by C.S. Lewis
Miracles
by C.S. Lewis
read in January, 2015
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I regret that I owned this book for many years without reading it, but I'm glad I have read it now. Like most of Lewis's non fiction it is a short of armchair philosophy: very well thought out, but presented in an avuncular style rather than a profes ...more
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P.G. Wodehouse in his Own Words by Barry Day
P.G. Wodehouse in his Own Words
by Barry Day
read in February, 2015
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There is nothing to be said about our beloved Plum that hasn't been said a million times. If you love him as I do, you will love this book. Part biography, part anthology, part love letter, all hilarious.
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The Last Lion by William R. Manchester
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I waited a long time for this third volume. It was as good as the first and second, which is to say, outstanding. The writing is crisp and clean, compatible with Manchester's but a distinct voice. The point of view is, in my judgment, spot-on. He tel ...more
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The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson
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Last Night by James Salter
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Terry Pratchett
“Give a man a fire and he's warm for a day, but set fire to him and he's warm for the rest of his life.”
Terry Pratchett, Jingo

C.S. Lewis
“I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else.”
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