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Old Bones by Douglas Preston
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During my childhood, my older brother had a copy of Ripley's "Believe It or Not" book that was originally published in 1929. This copy was probably one dated 1946 because I remember it had one item in it about Franklin Roosevelt's death. I was always ...more
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This novel is told from the perspective of four women who were present during the siege of Masada by the Romans in 73 CE. The siege was one of the final events in the First Jewish–Roman War, occurring on and around a large plateau in current-day Isra ...more
To Sleep with the Angels by David Cowan
"This was a harrowing yet fascinating look at the third-worst school fire in American history. It occurred in early December 1958 in Chicago at Our Lady of the Angels (OLA) Catholic school just a few minutes before school should have let out for th..." Read more of this review »
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**BE WARNED: THIS NOVEL CONTAINS THE MOST EXPLICIT DESCRIPTIONS OF SEX AND VIOLENCE I HAVE EVER ENCOUNTERED**

This is obviously a satire on the excesses of the overpaid yuppies working on Wall Street in the late 80s. The protagonist, Patrick Bateman,
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