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Foucault's Pendulum
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Atlantic by Simon Winchester
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Foucault's Pendulum by Umberto Eco
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Crisis of the House Divided by Harry V. Jaffa
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The Last Great Subsistence Crisis in the Western World by John Dexter Post
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Artemis by Andy Weir
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As a piece of scientific and economic worldbuilding, "Artemis" is a spectacular achievement. The heist plot is well-conceived and -executed. The actual prose and characterization can be a little rocky at times. Not quite as good as Weir's sensational ...more
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The System of the World by Neal Stephenson
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The conclusion of Stephenson's delightful Baroque Cycle brings the world-spanning adventure of its second volume back to a focus on London at the time of the Hanoverian Succession. If the first volume focused on the rise of the scientific method, and ...more
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Napoleon's Marshals by R.F. Delderfield
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A useful, if overwrought, narrative history of Napoleon's famous marshals — Ney, Davout, Masséna, Soult and the rest of them, told more-or-less chronologically. It's written in an old-fashioned, cavalier and opinionated style, with the author's judgm ...more
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Aristotle
“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.”
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“I’m saying there is evil in the world,” Master Kit said, hefting the box on his hip, “and doubt is the weapon that guards against it.

Yardem took the box from the old actor's hands and lifted it to the top of the pile.

"But if you doubt everything," the Tralgu said, "how can anything be justified?"

"Tentatively. And subject to later examination. It seems to me the better question is whether there's any virtue in committing to a permanent and unexamined certainty. I don't believe we can say that.”
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