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The Vulcan Academy Murders
Jean Lorrah
Six Minutes in May: How Churchill Unexpectedly Became Prime Minister
Nicholas Shakespeare
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The Industrialisation of Soviet Russia, Volume 1: The Socialist Offensive: The Collectivisation of Soviet Agriculture, 1929-1930
Robert William Davies
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The Pursuit of Power: Europe 1815-1914
Richard J. Evans
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Young Wilhelm: The Kaiser's Early Life, 1859-1888
John C. G. Röhl
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John William McCormack: A Political Biography - Garrison Nelson

I can't recall the last time I had such mixed feelings while reading a book. Nelson's command of Boston politics is truly impressive, as he conveys the tribalism and personal rivalries in considerable detail. Yet he really needed a better editor, as the constant repetition of small details really is annoying.