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Anthony Pagden
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Ursula K. Le Guin
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Abdullah Yusuf Ali, Anonymous
February 2017
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This is an extremely interesting and well written book about oxygen - how oxygen spurred the evolution of life, the functioni...
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O, Dinosaur Lords, how much I was looking forward to you! The idea of combining knights and dinosaurs just sounded so great, ...
February 2017
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William Henry Harrison is unusual among American presidents in that his career before becoming president was far more importa...
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Living in New England does have its occasional downsides...
February 2017
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Hello my bookish friends!! I saw this tag being done by lots of you, so I thought I'd join too! (Thanks to Spooky's House of ...
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Martha Jane Canary -- the woman better known as Calamity Jane -- is one of those figures who is both famous and obscure at th...
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"Raisa Stepanova" by Carrie Vaughn A female fighter pilot for the Soviet military fights for her country, her family, and h...
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HERO. Alright, it’s not like I agree with Hurley or can relate to her about everything, but I was tempted to make that comm...
February 2017
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'Liberals imagine that jihadists and islamists are acting as anyone else would given a similar history of unhappy encounters ...
Islam and the Future of Tolerance: A Dialogue - Maajid Nawaz, Sam Harris
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Hey guys, I'm on wordpress now with reviews and probably political posts, but I figured if any of you are on there you can fo...
January 2017
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Starting a new series of posts where I list some of my favorite books that I've read over the years. Hope you enjoy.
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Despite a long and storied naval tradition, for the first century of its existence the United States maintained only a small ...
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I have been sick for a couple of days, and I really should've been sleeping last night, instead of finishing this book. But, ...
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This book has been hard to get into. I think maybe I've turned a corner now that I've gotten home and can read it in more com...
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The Enlightenment, and why it still matters
Anthony Pagden
Progress: 250/436 pages
The Earthsea Quartet (Earthsea Cycle, #1-4)
Ursula K. Le Guin
Progress: 45/691 pages
The Holy Qur'an
Abdullah Yusuf Ali, Anonymous
Progress: 52/576 pages