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The Lion's Last Roar by Chester L. Cooper
The Lion's Last Roar: Suez, 1956
by Chester L. Cooper
recommended to Erik Graff by: no one
recommended for: history, polisci fans
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As suggested by the title, this account of the Suez crisis describes the events which, in the author's informed opinion, signaled the limits of postwar British (and French) power. C.L. Cooper was himself involved, being a U.S. official (possibly a C. ...more
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Encounter in Rendlesham Forest by Nick Pope
Encounter in Rendlesham Forest: The Inside Story of the World's Best-Documented UFO Incident
by Nick Pope (Goodreads Author)
recommended to Erik Graff by: Kelly Kingdon
recommended for: ufo fans
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A page-turner, this account by the former head of the British Ministry of Defense's UFO-investigations, supplemented by the accounts of several of the principal experiencers, all retired USAF personnel, details what is known of the events at and arou ...more
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Good Dog, Carl by Alexandra Day
Good Dog, Carl
by Alexandra Day
recommended to Erik Graff by: Chelsea Rectanus
recommended for: all children and adults who read with them
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The Cat and the Hat was the first book that was mine, not just a hand me down--a gift from Ms. Kimball, my kindergarten teacher at North School in DesPlaines, Illinois. This book, one of a series, is formally very similar, illustrating beautifully th ...more
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In Search of Christopher Marlowe a Pictorial Biography by A.D. Wraight
In Search of Christopher Marlowe a Pictorial Biography
by A.D. Wraight
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recommended for: Marlowe fans
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This is a scholarly coffee table book, Wraight's text being supplemented by very many black-and-white photographs by Stern within an 8.5x11" format. The text is all over the place. It's roughly chronological, but there is no continuous biographical n ...more
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Kempeitai by Raymond Lamont-Brown
Kempeitai
by Raymond Lamont-Brown
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recommended for: WWII fans
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At the time of publication, 1998, this was supposedly the only English-language study of the military police of the Japanese armed forces. The author's father had been imprisoned by them, thus his interest and the emotion behind this critical study. ...more
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In Love with Night by Ronald Steel
In Love with Night: The American Romance with Robert Kennedy
by Ronald Steel
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recommended for: Kennedy fans, 60s fans
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Beautifully written, this book traces the careers of Robert F. Kennedy and of the Kennedy mythos which he bore. In so doing, some conventional, mostly apologetic, beliefs are disputed, particularly as regards the Democratic presidential primaries in ...more
The Legend of Pope Joan by Peter Stanford
" Try to see the new 'Pope Joan' movie... "
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The Legend of Pope Joan by Peter Stanford
The Legend of Pope Joan: In Search of the Truth
by Peter Stanford
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recommended for: Pope Joan & female ordination fans
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Having read one history and two novels about the legendary female pope of the 9th century I was pleased to find this book at the book sale sponsored by the Friends of the Evanston Library.

Author Stanford traces the documentary and archaeological evid
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Becoming Hitler by Thomas Weber
Becoming Hitler: The Making of a Nazi
by Thomas Weber
recommended to Erik Graff by: Kelly Kingdon
recommended for: everyone
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This book reviews Adolf Hitler's ideological development and political machinations from the time of the end of WWI in 1918 until the publication of the second volume of Mein Kampf in 1926, revealing that Hitler's own account of his life to that poin ...more
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Immanuel Kant
“He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.”
Immanuel Kant

Wittgenstein's 'World-Picture' in ON CERTAINTY (Nonfiction)
1 chapters   —   updated Oct 19, 2013 04:15PM
Description: an overview of Ludwig Wittgenstein's philosophical development
Interview (Biographies & Memoirs)
1 chapters   —   updated Sep 30, 2012 10:56PM
Description: Interview conducted by Sarah Green & submitted to the National Archives and NPR
Resume (Biographies & Memoirs)
1 chapters   —   updated Feb 28, 2012 08:56PM
Description: This is a partial c.v., jobs held before 1980 not being listed.
If Salt Saltless Becomes (Religion & Spirituality)
1 chapters   —   updated Nov 28, 2010 11:55AM
Description: Exegesis of one of the more obscure texts of the Christian Scriptures published in Ancient World
"A Philosophy of Compassion" (Religion & Spirituality)
1 chapters   —   updated Mar 29, 2010 04:33PM
Description: Article published in The Monthly Review
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