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Salt: A World History
really liked it
Feb 17, 2010
Dec 20, 2009
Bring Up the Bodies
it was amazing
Sep 24, 2012
Sep 23, 2012
The Lieutenant
really liked it
Aug 06, 2012
Aug 05, 2012
Flood of Fire
really liked it
Dec 18, 2015
Dec 20, 2015
Che Guevara: A Revolutionary Life
it was amazing
This is an excellent and very thorough biography of Che Guevara, very well put into the context of the world politics of the time. It is a huge book a ...more
Oct 2010
Aug 27, 2010
Open Wound: The Tragic Obsession of Dr. William Beaumont
really liked it
This novel is written by a physician about another physician alive almost two centuries ago and deals with an interesting ethical and moral dilemma. I ...more
Jul 23, 2012
Dec 10, 2011
The Clockwork Universe: Isaac Newton, the Royal Society, and the Birth of the Modern World
it was amazing
A well-written book about the most rational of irrational times, since it would be a mistake to think that what we call the modern science was born in ...more
Oct 24, 2012
Oct 05, 2012
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
it was amazing
What an unsentimental and matter of fact look at our species!
Sep 16, 2015
Sep 01, 2015
The Adventure of English: The Biography of a Language
it was amazing
A delightful, erudite and informative read, even though I happened to spend a whole term studying the history of the English language before. It discu ...more
Mar 29, 2011
Mar 30, 2011
The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined
it was amazing
Do you know what hemoclysm is? Or, what the difference between genocide, democide and policide is? If you don’t, it’s not necessarily a bad thing, and ...more
Aug 15, 2012
Jul 14, 2012
The City of Marvels
liked it
I have a feeling that Mendoza is better known in Europe than in North America. I have already read four of his books, none of which has been published ...more
Apr 13, 2012
Oct 23, 2010
The Men Who United the States: America's Explorers, Inventors, Eccentrics and Mavericks, and the Creation of One Nation, Indivisible
really liked it
Winchester is engaging here as usual, but this is a somewhat uneven book. Unforgettable anecdotes and descriptions that effortlessly flow into one ano ...more
Jan 21, 2014
Jan 21, 2014
Cleopatra: A Life
it was amazing
It’s a very interesting book. I would say that Schiff's approach to Cleopatra was not only feminist, but also, and possibly foremost, critical. She di ...more
Jan 15, 2011
Jan 04, 2011
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