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Streams of Gold, Rivers of Blood: The Rise and Fall of Byzantium, 955 A.D. to the First Crusade
Anthony Kaldellis
Progress: 38/440 pages
Pershing's Crusaders: The American Soldier in World War I
Richard S Faulkner
The Framers' Coup: The Making of the United States Constitution
Michael J. Klarman
Progress: 405/880 pages
Martin Luther: His Road to Reformation 1483-1521
Martin Brecht
Progress: 236/543 pages
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This was the sixth book in the Old Man's War series and as always, I enjoyed the read. This book continues the story from th...
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…that prostitution is legal in Las Vegas? Has it become legalized there since last I visited? Or isn't it still outside of...
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Not judging and and I often eat vegan -- it just gets old when social meals turn into someone on a soapbox lecturing rather t...
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Yes, Maddie is quite TSTL. But, that's partly the point of the books so it's just funny.
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I had been meaning to read John le Carre for quite some time, and decided that my week on vacation was the perfect place to s...
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Of course, another TSTL moment given that the article just published was about an ongoing undercover investigation by Feds an...
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My copy of The Talented Mr Ripley arrived today. Yay! Unfortunately, it is not the edition I ordered. What is it with on...
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'My little love isn't going to do anything that spoils her Everard's plans after all the trouble he has taken?' he said, seei...
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text: Reading progress update: I've read 405 out of 880 pages.
Lest anyone think that Americans have changed: "Neither side was adverse, if all else failed, to hint at a resort to violenc...
The Framers' Coup: The Making of the United States Constitution - Michael J. Klarman
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The other end was filled with bookshelves from floor to ceiling, and the books, in neat rows and uniform editions, were packe...
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Synopsis from publisher page reads: Nineteen stories of triumph in the past, present, future, and other worlds. “She was w...
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AC - AC
Fabulous -- a short and penetrating study of the origins of WWI. Highly recommended
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It is difficult for me to know what I should be reviewing here: the poetry within or the entire collection? I would give the ...