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The Wealth of Nations
3.87
did not like it
"The Wealth of Nations" is the book that changed greed to a virtue instead of a sin.

In fact, greed is one of the Seven Deadly Sins in Christian theol
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Apr 19, 2009
not set
Apr 19, 2009
 
Creative Evolution
4.07
it was amazing
This book must be read slowly and deliberately -- do so and it will give you an insight into the brilliance of one of the most revolutionary and extra ...more
Aug 2009
Nov 17, 2008
 
Hitler's Willing Executioners: Ordinary Germans and the Holocaust
3.70
did not like it
Unreliable sources and much speculation in this obviously vengeful and hateful book. This author simply hates all Germans and claims they were all jus ...more
not set
Nov 18, 2008
 
Fiesta: The Sun Also Rises
3.83
really liked it
ANOTHER PERCEPTION:

The matador is Death. He is inevitable and inescapable. Not cruel, just there -- and he has come for the bull, who will fight for h
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Jan 1966
Jan 24, 2009
 
Parallel Universes of Self
4.29
it was amazing
Quantom physics reveal a different "reality" at the atomic/sub-atomic level of being. Atomic nuclei are orbited by electrons, of course. But are these ...more
Aug 27, 2008
Sep 02, 2008
 
Last Exit to Brooklyn
3.94
it was amazing
A seminal book -- but by my meaning, covered with semen. Absolutely the grubbiest book I've ever read. The dredges of humanity. Whores, pimps, disease ...more
Jan 1965
Nov 28, 2008
 
North
4.00
it was amazing
Cleline continues his grotesque and unbearably funny journey to the end of the night as WWII ends and he must flee Paris, where he has been rightly br ...more
not set
Nov 18, 2008
 
Guignol's Band
3.77
it was amazing
Strange book, even by Celinian standards. It's hard to find but worth it, if you love Louis Celine (aka. Dr. Destouches) as much as I do. Sometimes I ...more
not set
Nov 18, 2008
 
Keep the Aspidistra Flying
3.88
it was amazing
Norman Mailer told me to read this book after he endorsed my war novel. I thought I was on my way to Best Sellerdom and the Big Five New York publishe ...more
Jan 2004
Nov 27, 2008
 
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis
4.00
liked it
I was a teenager when I read this book and Doby and I had so much in common! We were both absolute nobodies, lower middle-class, moody. And worst of a ...more
Jan 1964
not set
Dec 04, 2008
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