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A Distant Mirror by Barbara W. Tuchman
"Crazy times and a very apt title. As I read I could not help but compare this age to our own. It was inescapable, especially during the passages that describe the absolutism and lack of judgement the wealthy and powerful of that era possessed. I w..." Read more of this review »
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Wow! A truly well-researched and meticulously documented book on the very worst century of modern history. We need this factual look at this horrid time. Are we the humans we see here? Have we evolved into a more compassionate , rational version of h ...more
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If at Birth You Don't Succeed by Zach Anner
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The West End Horror by Nicholas Meyer
"The West End Horror: A Posthumous Memoir of John H. Watson, MD is a superior Sherlock Holmes pastiche novel by Nicholas Meyer, published in 1976. It takes place after his other two Holmes pastiches, "The Seven-Percent Solution" and "The Canary Tra..." Read more of this review »
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Strangled Prose by Joan Hess
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I gave this little mystery two stars: one for the humor, and one for the fast pace.
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Lewis Carroll
“Twas brillig, and the slithy toves
Did gyre and gimble in the wabe;
All mimsy were the borogoves,
And the mome raths outgrabe.”
Lewis Carroll, Jabberwocky and Other Poems

Hilaire Belloc
“When I am dead, I hope it may be said: "His sins were scarlet, but his books were read.”
Hilaire Belloc

Richard Wright
“Men can starve from a lack of self-realization as much as they can from a lack of bread.”
Richard Wright, Native Son

Groucho Marx
“I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.”
Groucho Marx

Benjamin Franklin
“They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.”
Benjamin Franklin, Memoirs of the life & writings of Benjamin Franklin

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