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The Name of the Wind
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The Hell of Good Intentions by Stephen M. Walt
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The Grid by Gretchen Bakke
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Petty by Warren Zanes
Petty: The Biography
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Great. Just great. Functions as the authoritative Petty bio, made with Petty's cooperation (and the rest of the band). You'll learn so much about how complicated a guy Petty is, why everyone hated Stan Lynch, why his music got so dark in the 90s, and ...more
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A Legacy of Spies by John le Carré
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I read this book without having read "The Spy Who Came in From the Cold" -- this was a mistake. Do not do it. Beyond that however, Le Carre's writing remains inspired and his story-telling method incredibly frustrating. He is too obscure. He cannot r ...more
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Every Day is Extra by John   Kerry
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National Insecurity by David Rothkopf
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The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
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The World As It Is by Ben  Rhodes
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If you're looking for a readable behind-the-scenes account of working in the Obama White House, this will make you happy. Considering the stirring prose he penned for his boss, Rhodes is a surprisingly uninspired writer. The book is very rote: "I wen ...more
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National Insecurity by David Rothkopf
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