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The Mad Sculptor by Harold Schechter
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The Big Burn by Timothy Egan
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The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Saved America is easily the most misleading title ever. First of all- I feel that less than a quarter of the book was really about the Big Burn, and this section still really didn’t have that much to...more
"I was in the Army for 8 years, that's still a great picture that I could not top. Fantastic idea for a contest though!!! "
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Double Death by Gavin Mortimer
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
"Part of my ongoing attempt to read at least a few of the books that are popular at any given time. This book has been on both the Globe and Mail and New York Times Bestsellers lists for much of the past year. And I don't know if it's a classic, bu..." Read more of this review »
The Big Burn by Timothy Egan
"I fully enjoyed this in-depth look at an otherwise unknown historical catastrophe. Well done and thorough. "
The Big Burn by Timothy Egan
"I can only imagine that higher-ups added the subtitle to this book, because of the rule that all nonfiction books must have subtitles, but Teddy Roosevelt is the star of this book in the same way that Jack Nicholson is the star of Little Shop of H..." Read more of this review »
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“Perhaps all the dragons in our lives are princesses who are only waiting to see us act, just once, with beauty and courage. Perhaps everything that frightens us is, in its deepest essence, something helpless that wants our love.”
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