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The Oligarchs: Wealth and Power in the New Russia
David E. Hoffman
The Master and Margarita
Mikhail Bulgakov, Diana Burgin, Katherine Tiernan O'Connor
Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life
Arun Gandhi, Marshall B. Rosenberg
Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy
Eric Metaxas, Timothy Keller
Parting the Waters: Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights Movement 1954-63
Taylor Branch
The Path to Power
Robert A. Caro
The Nature of Nebraska: Ecology and Biodiversity
Paul A. Johnsgard
Thelonious Monk: The Life and Times of an American Original
Robin D.G. Kelley
Cutting for Stone
Abraham Verghese
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I enjoyed this book immensely. It's about a lot more than the value of checklists, though it is absolutely about that. It's a...
The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right - Atul Gawande
November 2015
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An interesting book, though perhaps not as compelling as it might have been. Winchester seems to vacillate a bit between want...
A Crack in the Edge of the World - Simon Winchester
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I was excited to read this book to help knock off another challenge (as well as to whittle down my reading list) by reading a...
November 2015
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November 2015
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October 2015
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October 2015
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You don't have to know me very long to know that I'm a huge fan of Elizabeth Warren. What I'm not a fan of, though, is politi...
A Fighting Chance - Elizabeth Warren
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I am not sure how much I trust Fleming as a historian; she often seems to soften her assessment of the Romanovs' actions and ...
The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia - Candace Fleming
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October 2015
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October 2015
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August 2015
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Not quite as strong as the previous two, especially the first. The exposition is a bit blunt here, as Pullman tries to cover ...
The Amber Spyglass - Philip Pullman
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July 2015
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Really thought-provoking work. Sagan's even-handed, open-minded approach to all streams of thought is refreshing and thorough...
The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark - Ann Druyan, Carl Sagan