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“Men never commit evil so fully and joyfully as when they do it for religious convictions.”
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Three Translations of the Koran (Al-Qur'an) Side by Side by Unknown
"From the Wikipedia article: "It is widely regarded as the finest piece of literature in the Arabic language"

Seriously, if this is the best thing that came out of the Arabic language, then there's no reason to ever read anything else from the Arabi..." Read more of this review »
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Freedom Just Around the Corner by Walter A. McDougall
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The Unhappy Medium by T.J.    Brown
The Unhappy Medium
by T.J. Brown (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2014
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The Unhappy Medium has everything I look for in a comedic fantasy/SF novel. The protagonist is a skeptic (think Mythbusters, James Randi, Harry Houdini et al) who finds that reality is...not as he had always assumed. Call it supernatural noir with a ...more
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A Universe from Nothing by Lawrence M. Krauss
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11/22/63 by Stephen King
11/22/63
by Stephen King (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2012
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A fascinating time travel alternate-history book by King. Well-done up to the ending, which was something of a letdown (very similar to how King ended another book...I'd say which one, but it'd be a major spoiler). Still, recommended. Will induce ins ...more
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Conqueror by Stephen Baxter
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Slightly better than the first book in the series because Baxter stays a bit longer with each generation of characters before moving to the next. Still not the best Baxter, but kudos for trying something new. A British history junkie would love this ...more
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The Gathering Storm by Robert Jordan
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A better than average WOT novel. It kills me not to know what parts were Jordon and what parts were Sanderson. If you're reading the WOT series, you know you'll read this one (or have already read it, most likely).
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