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Midnight in Europe by Alan Furst
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Verdun by John Mosier
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It is becoming clearer to me that it is possible to read too many books on WWI. I do feel some sympathy for historians, who must increasingly struggle to say something new or distinctive on topics that have been so written about for such a long time....more
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Crossing to Safety by Wallace Stegner
Crossing to Safety
by Wallace Stegner
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This is a marvelous book that follows the friendship of two couples, whose male members begin their careers as English instructors at Wisconsin, over the course of four decades. As time goes by, these couples work their way through many of the trials...more
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Capital by Rana Dasgupta
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This book is an effort by an English-Indian journalist to recover his roots and tell the story of https://www.goodreads.com/#Delhi. He does this through a series of interviews with a wide cross-section of people in Delhi, in which they tell their sto...more
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Why Are You Here and Not Somewhere Else by Harry L. Davis
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This is a short book of essays by a professor/administrator and the Booth School of the University of Chicago. There are some moments of insight, such as the essay on rethinking management education or the concluding essay, from which the volume's ti...more
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Paradise Lost by John Milton
Paradise Lost
by John Milton
read in July, 2014
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I thought about reading this after working through the Divine Comedy last year. Then, it was mentioned in Freedman's book on Strategy, so I decided to start it. It is an epic poem by John Milton about the fall of man and the expulsion from the Garden...more
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