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The Shadow Elite by Janine R. Wedel
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Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
Cloud Atlas
by David Mitchell
read in May, 2013
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Bolivar by Marie Arana
Bolivar: American Liberator
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read in September, 2013
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The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson
The Orphan Master's Son
by Adam Johnson
read in January, 2014
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This is a highly original context in darkest North Korea. A compelling story, and fascinating glimpse into life there. Didn't quite work for me when the orphan becomes Commander Ga, though I understand the point that in N Korea, whatever they say it...more
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The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
The Goldfinch
by Donna Tartt
read in December, 2013
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Best book read last year. Stunning writing, plot twists galore, a rollick across issues of class, culture, relationships, family, mentoring, ethnicity and transnational crime to name just a few. Dicken's updated to the 21st century.
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Under the Dome by Stephen King
Under the Dome
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read in November, 2013
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This is mostly fun to read, and takes many different twists from the TV show. The ending isn't up to the high standard of plot development in the rest of the book. Otherwise, the characters ring true, and the analogies with evolution of totalitarian...more
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Democracy Despite Itself by Danny Oppenheimer
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Despite all their warts, democratic countries do better than the rest by a wide margin. There are many reasons why. When people think that the governing process is fair and that they have a voice, they are more likely to voluntarily follow laws, regu...more
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Bolivar: American Liberator
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