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The King's Speech: How One Man Saved the British Monarchy
it was amazing
I am not sure which came first, the movie or the book (even the author's introduction is ambivalent on this point) but each version of The King's Spee ...more
Jan 09, 2011
Jan 04, 2011
The Undertaking: Life Studies from the Dismal Trade
liked it
The Undertaking: Life Studies from the Dismal Trade is a memoir from Milford, MI mortician/poet Thomas Lynch. Lynch positions key moments in all of ou ...more
Dec 09, 2012
Dec 05, 2012
The Unwritten, Vol. 1: Tommy Taylor and the Bogus Identity
liked it
If I had picked up the first couple of issues of The Unwritten, rather than the first collected volume, I don't think I would have kept reading. Mike ...more
not set
Jan 04, 2011
Slow Storm
really liked it
This is a beautiful book. I received a free copy of this at the MSU Comics Forum and was instantly impressed with the artwork. The plot features both ...more
not set
Mar 30, 2009
Thirteen Moons
liked it
I found the essential story of Thirteen Moons riveting - it is a portrait of the period before, during, and after removal of the Cherokees in Georgia ...more
Jan 2008
Dec 19, 2007
From Hell
it was amazing
From Hell is excellent. Moore's version of the events surrounding the Jack the Ripper murders in the 19th century is interesting and Eddie Campbell's ...more
Dec 06, 2011
Nov 25, 2011
it was amazing
I had a hard time deciding whether to give Blankets 4 stars or 5. I think the book as a whole is flawless but it is also heartbreaking. The book is su ...more
Jan 11, 2010
Jan 08, 2010
A Feast for Crows (A Song of Ice and Fire, #4)
it was amazing
It's hard to complain about these books. If you've gotten this far in the series, you have already invested a lot of time in the characters and in the ...more
Apr 19, 2011
Apr 05, 2011
Thames: Sacred River
it was amazing
I think it is difficult to stand on the bank of the Thames and not feel what a presence it is. I have spent hours walking along it and sitting on its ...more
Mar 12, 2011
Feb 26, 2011
The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire That Saved America
it was amazing
The Big Burn is equal parts riveting and heart wrenching. Timothy Egan explores that early days of the U.S. Forest Service, looking at the early conve ...more
Nov 02, 2010
Oct 20, 2010
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