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Kim Williams Kim Williams said: " This is a page a day type of book with helpful bite sized nuggets of important information regarding our nation's past. I think it's especially helpful as a refresher for those of us who haven't studied the subject in awhile. "

 
The Portable Athe...
Kim Williams rated a book 5 of 5 stars
bookshelves: atheism, currently-reading
recommended for: my fellow nonbelievers or those who've thought to question their beliefs
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Kim Williams Kim Williams said: " I am very excited that such a collection has come into existence. It's like one stop shopping for all the philosophical support for my position on religion. It's wonderful to have a volume which includes voices representing the many different faiths ...more"

 

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The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
The Namesake
by Jhumpa Lahiri
recommended for: all
read in June, 2008
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This book was an incredible read. From the first word, the exquisite narration draws you into the lives of the characters. It was thought provoking, inviting the reader to examine his/her own sense of identity and how this changes over time often du ...more
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Forever by Pete Hamill
Forever
by Pete Hamill
recommended for: all new yorkers
read in August, 2008
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This book had me from the first page. It starts in Ireland in the 1700s and takes us on a fantastic journey ending in New York in 2001. Through the protagonist's eyes we see the humble beginnings of New York City in its infancy and watch as it transf ...more
Kim Williams rated a book 4 of 5 stars
New York Echoes by Warren Adler
New York Echoes: Short Stories
by Warren Adler (Goodreads Author)
recommended for: All
read in May, 2008
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I really enjoy stories set in the place I love best, New York. Having lived here for all but 2 months of my life and having lived in every borough I always love to see my city through others' eyes. This is a terrific collection of stories that has so ...more
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One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez
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Chronicle of a Death Foretold by Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez
Chronicle of a Death Foretold
by Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez
recommended for: All
read in May, 2008
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This was an exciting page turner that had elements that reminded me of The Lottery. It's about a murder everyone knew would happen but no one stepped in to prevent because the murderers felt they were honor bound to perform this deed. Any more detail ...more
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The Intellectual Devotional by David S. Kidder
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This is a page a day type of book with helpful bite sized nuggets of important information regarding our nation's past. I think it's especially helpful as a refresher for those of us who haven't studied the subject in awhile.
Kim Williams rated a book 5 of 5 stars
The Odyssey by Homer
The Odyssey
by Homer
recommended to Kim Williams by: A co-worker who'd also read Ulysses
recommended for: Everyone
read in February, 2008
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I actually finished this a few days ago. I thoroughly enjoyed Mandelbaum's translation of this epic work. This tale has always been a favorite of mine as it touches on so many themes. Punishment and ultimate redemption certainly play a large role in ...more
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Les Misérables by Victor Hugo
Les Misérables
by Victor Hugo
recommended for: everyone
read in February, 2008
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I must say I am proud of myself even though it took quite awhile to finish this. It really was an amazing journey. Initially, I had commented that I didn't like Hugo's use of lengthy "asides" in which he gave details of a particular moment in history ...more
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