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Mathematics by Morris Kline
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"Same as David. Relatively basic facts, some trivial (who still cares about imperial units?) but about the best that this kind of test can deliver perh...more "
Gold by Matthew Hart
Gold: A History, A Hunt, A Fever
by Matthew Hart (Goodreads Author)
read in October, 2014
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When the first chapter of a book is spent translating imperial measurements into metric and working through parochial comparisons (between mine depth and Long Island) I was concerned this would not be the book I was hoping for. As it turned out it go...more
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God's Undertaker by John C. Lennox
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Last Evenings on Earth by Roberto Bolaño
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Ponting by Ricky Ponting
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The Bootlegger by Clive Cussler
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Ghost Ship by Clive Cussler
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Out of the Scientist's Garden by Richard Stirzaker
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Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
Slaughterhouse-Five
by Kurt Vonnegut
read in September, 2014
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This was not what I expected it to be. I have had it on my 'to read' list for a while, possibly from a down the list part of the ABC top 100 some years ago. I thought it was a war time thriller akin to Jason Bourne - almost an antithesis of this in...more
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“It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.”
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“The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it.”
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2011 Reading Challenge
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2012 Reading Challenge
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2013 Reading Challenge
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questions answered:
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correct:
180 (60.0%)

skipped:
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