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Brilliance by Marcus Sakey
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An interesting premise and a tense, well written crescendo to the ending made this book worthwhile. The plot also has some eerie echoes of our modern sharply divided society that give it a bit more symbolic significance. Yet, there was something miss ...more
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Willful Behavior by Donna Leon
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Another fabulous entry in the Commissario Brunetti mystery series. This one is among the best in the series I have read so far. Reaching back into a dark era of Italy's history, this book touches on the terrible crimes committed during Italy's WWII f ...more
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More like 3 1/2 stars than 3. Another in the great Jack Reacher series; this one a flashback to a time when he was still in the military. I would say one of the best in the series because it was a little more thoughtful. There were fewer blood spatte ...more
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The most disturbing thing about this book wasn't the fraud. It was the culture that incentivized and looked the other way while the fraud was committed. I lived in this world (the world of "Wall Street") for more than 20 years. I saw the culture from ...more
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Richard Peck
“I read because one life isn't enough, and in the page of a book I can be anybody;
I read because the words that build the story become mine, to build my life;
I read not for happy endings but for new beginnings; I'm just beginning myself, and I wouldn't mind a map;
I read because I have friends who don't, and young though they are, they're beginning to run out of material;
I read because every journey begins at the library, and it's time for me to start packing;
I read because one of these days I'm going to get out of this town, and I'm going to go everywhere and meet everybody, and I want to be ready.”
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“A truly good book…teaches me better than to read it. I must soon lay it down and commence living on its hint. When I read an indifferent book, it seems the best thing I can do, but the inspiring volume hardly leaves me leisure to finish its latter pages. It is slipping out of my fingers while I read…What I began by reading I must finish by acting.”
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