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The Blue Hammer
Ross Macdonald
Thomas Cromwell: A Revolutionary Life
Diarmaid MacCulloch
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November 2018
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reviewed: Smug as f***
Yesterday the 2018 National Book Awards were announced, and among the winners was Jeffrey Stewart for his biography of Alain ...
The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke - Jeffrey C. Stewart
text: End-of-the-year book musings
With Thanksgivings calorie-o-rama just around the corner, my thoughts are increasingly dominated by the holiday season. Over ...
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On one hand, the nature writing in this book is wonderful. The story is basically what happens in a town after a young girl ...
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Jorge Ruiz is bigger than most of his classmates, but he uses his powers for good and helps keep the peace in the halls of Be...
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This is proving to be much more of a challenge. The story is good, the characters solid, but I probably shouldn't be irritate...
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It arrived. That is, I finally made it to the Post Office to pick it up. Thank you so much Markk!
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November 2018
15
reviewed: Podcast #124 is up!
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The Coming of Democracy: Presidential Campaigning in the Age of Jackson - Mark R. Cheathem
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November 2018
14
text: Oh, crap!
Today I began reading Diarmaid MacCulloch's new biography of Thomas Cromwell. It's a book to which I had been looking forward...
Woman Suffrage and Citizenship in the Midwest, 1870–1920 - Sara Egge
reviewed: What is fascism?
Over the past few years, the word "fascist" has been deployed increasingly to describe modern-day political movements in the ...
The Anatomy of Fascism - Robert O. Paxton
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Sorry I've been absent the last several days. I'm using the Dia de los Muertos book task to further my Nancy Drew Project, an...
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November 2018
13
text: Reading progress update: I've read 37 out of 585 pages.
I'm DNF-ing this and returning it to the library after I do some cataloging work with it. It's not a bad book, just one that ...
George Henry Thomas: As True As Steel - Brian Steel Wills