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"Small typo on p26 -"costumers" instead of "customers". Nevertheless, good read so far..." May 16, 2017 04:55PM

Beyond Fear: Thin...
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"Two things that bug me about this book...
1) Generalizations like "most people are trustworthy" and "most people are ethical"
2) Repeated jabs at "teenagers", as if teenagers as a demographic are worse than other demographics. It's just not funny."
May 03, 2017 09:40AM

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An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen
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"You should never wear your best trousers when you go out to fight for freedom and truth."

Entertaining play - the concept started out interesting - but I wasn't so sure about some of Dr. Stockmann's philosophies. Ultimately he was a less sympathetic
Midnight's Furies by Nisid Hajari
"Although greater India has rarely remained united in its long history, there was every reason to hope that it would emerge from the centuries of British dominion in one piece. Instead, the people of India erupted as two -- then three -- nations, w..." Read more of this review »
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Hero by Michael Korda
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The Crucible by Arthur Miller
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An adept, partly fictionalized retelling of historical events. In some ways, I felt it was too short, but I guess that's the nature of a play. Would be interested in watching it live on stage.
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The Concept of Law by H.L.A. Hart
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The Concept of Law by H.L.A. Hart
"I read this book in the last year of my law degree, after I had read all the course books and was busy revising. It didn't actually directly add to my exam preparations (I still passed), as the exams were concerned with the application of the law...." Read more of this review »
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Charlotte Brontë
“If all the world hated you and believed you wicked, while your own conscience approved of you and absolved you from guilt, you would not be without friends.”
Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

J.R.R. Tolkien
“He that breaks a thing to find out what it is has left the path of wisdom.”
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

Arthur Conan Doyle
“The world is full of obvious things which nobody by any chance ever observes.”
Arthur Conan Doyle, The Hound of the Baskervilles

Leo Tolstoy
“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.”
Leo Tolstoy

John Stuart Mill
“Bad men need nothing more to compass their ends, than that good men should look on and do nothing.”
John Stuart Mill, Inaugural Address Delivered to the University of St Andrews, 2/1/1867

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