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Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
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The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin
The Left Hand of Darkness (Hainish Cycle, #4)
by Ursula K. Le Guin
recommended for: sci-fi fans
read in September, 2007
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If you could take off the sci-fi 'skin' from this book, it would be incredible. Details of far off planets and names of this alien race, etc., I found very boring, but underneath all of that, there is a lot of substance to this book. I would definite...more
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The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova
The Historian
by Elizabeth Kostova
read in November, 2007
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Pretty good book. The format is interesting, in that the events happen in three different times periods simultaneously, through narration, letters, and basic historical re-telling. The writing style is a bit bland, gripping here and there. Parts of t...more
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Contact by Carl Sagan
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