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The Swerve by Stephen Greenblatt
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It was quite interesting, but it spent most of the book setting up the history before Poggio found the text, rather than explaining how it influenced what came after. It was also nowhere near as good as the hype suggested.

Overall a pretty good read that left me feeling very underwhelmed because it didn't do what it said on the tin.
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Reading Progress

April 2, 2012 – Shelved
July 24, 2012 – Shelved as: politics
July 24, 2012 – Shelved as: psych
May 2, 2013 – Started Reading
May 2, 2013 –
page 31
7.75%
May 4, 2013 –
page 78
19.5%
May 5, 2013 –
page 155
38.75%
May 6, 2013 –
page 182
45.5%
May 8, 2013 – Finished Reading

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