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Tera Tera said: " A very comprehensive book about the illegal arms trade and the man on top of it all, Victor Bout. The authors definitely did their research, and through the book you have the feeling you are right there amongst all the deals, the deliveries, and the ...more "

 
The Captive & The...
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Tera Tera said: " The quotes and poetry are pouring out of Proust in this volume. "

 
A Life Decoded: M...
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read in March, 2008
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Tera Tera said: " If only we truly valued these creative, resourceful, driven people, we would support all their needs and let them have the freedom to continue make remarkable discoveries. Craig Venter describes the process how the human genome was mapped, all the le ...more "

 

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The Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
by Michael Pollan (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2009
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The Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy
The Return of the Native
by Thomas Hardy
read in April, 2009
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Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy
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The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy
The Mayor of Casterbridge
by Thomas Hardy
read in February, 2009
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Tess of the D'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy
Tess of the D'Urbervilles
by Thomas Hardy
read in March, 2009
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Lost in Translation by Nicole Mones
Lost in Translation
by Nicole Mones (Goodreads Author)
read in October, 2008
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Alice is an American yet she loves China, the manners, traditions, the speech, but mostly the history. And ironically most Chinese consider an outsider forever. She is torn between the importance of family respect for her racist father and becoming a ...more
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The Open Road by Pico Iyer
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Good modern biography of the Dalai Lama. How his views affect the world and how the world affects him.
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Fury by Salman Rushdie
Fury
by Salman Rushdie
read in July, 2008
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The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie
The Satanic Verses
by Salman Rushdie
read in September, 2008
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A difficult book for me to get through. I hope to read it again to better understand how good and evil are reborn again and again.
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We the Living by Ayn Rand
We the Living
by Ayn Rand
read in July, 2008
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The two faces of the Russian Revolution are personified through Kira's two boyfriends, Andre and Leo. She has always chosen Leo, as he stands for the revolutionary, the people. In the end she learns a lesson about honesty and determination.
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