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John Ashline John Ashline said: "This is a book I had to purchase for my Cultural Anthropology course last semester. I really enjoyed what I read, but have yet to actually finish it. I will definitely get back to reading it, though. "

 

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Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami
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Crooked River by Valerie Geary
Crooked River: A Novel
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Crooked River by Valerie Geary
Crooked River: A Novel
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The Devil's Cup by Stewart Lee Allen
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Quite an interesting look at how coffee shaped cultures in the areas it is native to, and how it helped or hindered people throughout the history of the entire world!
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The Devil's Cup by Stewart Lee Allen
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Mythology by Edith Hamilton
Mythology
by Edith Hamilton
read in August, 2014
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A great selection of Greek and Roman mythology. Hamilton boils the stories down a bit, so you get a concise telling. The two (tiny) chapters on Norse myths seem to be almost an afterthought. I'd love to read more Norse mythology...
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A Garden of Marvels by Ruth Kassinger
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The Monuments Men by Robert M. Edsel
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Help for the Haunted by John Searles
Help for the Haunted
by John Searles (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2013
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This was a great novel that was... well... three different kinds of novels smashed together (in a good way). I will write something more in-depth after I digest it.
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“English should have a word for that feeling you get when you first wake up in a strange room and have no freaking idea where you are. Hotezzlement?”
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“Simply because we were licked a hundred years before we started is no reason for us not to try to win.”
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“I don’t know how they catch the birds. I know the Goliath Fucking Bird-Eating Spider can’t fly because if it could, it would have a different name entirely. We would call it “sir” because it would be the dominant species on the planet. None of us would leave the house unless a Goliath Fucking Flying Bird-Eating Spider said it was okay.”
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“Of course, it is likely enough, my friends, that we are going to our doom: the last march of the Ents. But if we stayed at home and did nothing, doom would find us anyway, sooner or later.”
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“John’s old Caddie had a huge engine that would qualify as a human rights violation if built today. It roared down the road, chugging gas and farting a blue cloud of dinosaur souls.”
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Mortimer Grey and the Raptured (Mystery & Thrillers)
1 chapters   —   updated Oct 10, 2011 03:28PM
Description: A detective-style work set in the afterlife, with a deceased PI (Mortimer Grey) who takes the case of the human beings were were killed in a rapture event...
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