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Century Rain by Alastair Reynolds
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The Holocaust by William Hermanns
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This tragically misnamed book has no direct connection to The Holocaust, but refers to a holocaust, namely the quixotic battle of Verdun during WWI. There is no doubt that this was a battle of enormous proportions -- one of the longest and largest ev ...more
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The Ugly Little Boy by Isaac Asimov
The Ugly Little Boy
by Isaac Asimov
read in March, 2017
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"The Ugly Little Boy" is a good illustration of how Asimov's fiction improved over his lifetime. At the risk of upsetting those readers who have accorded his early novels -- and especially the highly-lauded "Foundation" trilogy -- sacrosanctity, I ha ...more
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The Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the U... by Thomas Jefferson
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What sort of sick mind comes up with such filth? Positively pornographic.
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Finding God in the Waves by Mike McHargue
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This engrossing read traces the author's journey from unquestioning Christian faith to atheism and, unexpectedly, as a direct result of his background as a scientist, back to his faith again. Mike McHargue (better know as "Science Mike") doesn't try ...more
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Have a Little Pun by Frida Clements
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She writes them with a puncil.

Seriously, though, some of these are more groan-worthy than others, but the illustrations are all top-notch.
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Grimm's Fairy Tales by Jacob Grimm
Grimm's Fairy Tales
by Jacob Grimm
read in February, 2017
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Reviewing any book as seminal and classic as "Grimm's Fairy Tales" is probably a fool's errand. What can be said which reams of scholarship have not already said better? This particular edition collects about half of the tales which the Grimm's event ...more
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