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His Excellency by Joseph J. Ellis
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Native Son by Richard Wright
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intense. too intense. this is a great book, but the kind that may make you miserable while you are reading it.
The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm X
The Autobiography of Malcolm X
by Malcolm X
read in September, 2008
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this is a fantastic read. some highlights:

*malcolm's voice is distinctive and engaging. alex haley is the master craftsman who leaves no trace of his own voice.

*this book is engaging, challenging, shocking, disturbing, and always entertaining. malcol
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How to Lie with Statistics by Darrell Huff
How to Lie with Statistics
by Darrell Huff
read in August, 2008
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ever have the feeling that all 97.2% of statistics are bullshit? that's probably a low estimate. everyone should read this book. bogus statistics (58% of americans believe x) are everywhere. huff systematically destroyed this crap 50 years ago. unfor ...more
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Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
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I May Not Get There With You by Michael Eric Dyson
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I learned more about the civil rights movement from this book than from any other single source in my life. This is a good thing.

However, this book is somewhat lacking in organization. The chapter heading is just a jumping off point for Dyson. Sudden
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Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu
Tao Te Ching
by Lao Tzu
read in March, 2008
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Guerrilla Warfare by Ernesto Guevara
Guerrilla Warfare
by Ernesto Guevara
read in March, 2008
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Che Guevara is great, and this book does offer insight into the mind of the communist revolutionary. This is good to read if you aren't familiar with the Cuban revolution and are swayed by the bullshit floating around the US airways (such as calling ...more
The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins
The God Delusion
by Richard Dawkins (Goodreads Author)
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
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What could have been the great American novel is spoiled by a campy dios ex machina ending.
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