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Eat the Apple: A Memoir
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An Invitation to Chateau du Grand-Lucé by Timothy Corrigan
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I don't remember why I picked up this book, but I started reading it a bit at a time by my bedside and finished it this spring, though I neglected to get my rating up in Goodreads until now.

This is decidedly not a treatise or scholarly work. It's a m
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Believer by David Axelrod
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Let me start with a brief explanation of the long read time, because it will not take you that long. I picked this one up because I was traveling a lot and I wanted something I could read on my iPad in hotel rooms. I hate to admit it, but it has take ...more
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The Library at Night by Alberto Manguel
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Twenty years ago I worked at Barnes & Noble as my second job. It was there that I first remember running into the interesting category of writing - "books on books." I've attempted quite a few of these, and looking around my shelves I own a numbe ...more
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Homo Deus by Yuval Noah Harari
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Like its predecessor, Homo Sapiens, this work by Mr. Harari is a thought-provoking, expansive read. And likewise like Sapiens, each chapter reads like an essay, related to but different than the one that preceded it. Within one finds an accelerating ...more
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The Complete Roman Army by Adrian Goldsworthy
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If you are looking for a terrific, detailed look at the Roman military look no further. It's true that naval warfare and marine engagements are given short shrift, but fighting on water was never the Roman preference anyway. For a look at the legions ...more
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Seasons of Light by Peter T. Brown
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I couldn't decide if this was a two-star book or a four-star book, so I chose three. I suspect, though, that no one will actually find it three-star enjoyable. Let me explain.

I don't remember when I picked up this book - I suspect it was maybe a barg
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The Roman Army of the Principate 27 BC–AD 117 by Nic Fields
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I read this book contemporaneously with Adrian Goldworthy's The Complete Roman Army, my review for which you'll also find here in Goodreads. It's an interesting contrast between the two. This book is short and abbreviated, moving quickly from topic t ...more
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If you are looking for a terrific, detailed look at the Roman military look no further. It's true that naval warfare and marine engagements are given short shrift, but fighting on water was never the Roman preference anyway. For a look at the legions ...more
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