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The Hare With Amber Eyes: A Family's Century of Art and Loss
really liked it
If you love history and art—and the melding of the two—that I think you will find it impossible not to be taken with Edmund de Waal's "The Hare with A ...more
Mar 26, 2011
Feb 08, 2011
Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer
really liked it
This book belongs in my "can't-put-down" category. History that reads like fiction and a writer who clearly obsessed over making sure people fell in l ...more
Mar 2007
May 22, 2007
Mozart's Last Aria
I wrote a book report on Mozart in the fourth grade. He's held on to a spot in my piano-playing heart ever since. Intrigued.
not set
Nov 20, 2011
Isaac's Storm: The Drowning of Galveston
it was ok
This was certainly an informative read, but Andy, I have to disagree with you that it's better than DITWC. Maybe it's because I found the subject mate ...more
Aug 27, 2007
May 23, 2007
The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test
it was ok
I'm a big Wolfe fan but this masterpiece of his was by no means easy reading. I suppose if I had lived in this era, the book's psychedelic nature woul ...more
Mar 2007
May 22, 2007
All the President's Men
it was ok
I had the best of intentions in reading this book and honestly, it held my interest (despite the complexity of Watergate and the constant referrals to ...more
Oct 2007
Oct 11, 2007