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Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty
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The Odyssey of Homer by Homer
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Football Against the Enemy by Simon Kuper
Football Against the Enemy
by Simon Kuper
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Though written twenty years ago, Kuper's book still holds a great deal of currency in the world of football. Some of the very same issues continue to be relevant.
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The Sea by John Banville
" When my wife died suddenly in 1998 from a cerebral aneurysm, one of the things that I did in the wake of her death was to begin to reconnect with people and places that had meaning both for us as a couple and for me alone. In many cases, I ended u... " Read more of this review »
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The Sea by John Banville
The Sea
by John Banville
read in July, 2014
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There is a lyrical quality in Banville's writing that is very much in line with the title of this book. The narrative seems to move to its own contained rhythm, much like a body of ocean, its characters pulled by one tide or another. And though it is...more
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Myths of a Merciful God by Cynthia Ceilan
Myths of a Merciful God
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The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
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The Forgotten Waltz by Anne Enright
The Forgotten Waltz
by Anne Enright
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The Third Reich by Roberto Bolaño
The Third Reich
by Roberto Bolaño
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