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The Industrialisation of Soviet Russia, Volume 1: The Socialist Offensive: The Collectivisation of Soviet Agriculture, 1929-1930
Robert William Davies
Progress: 116/512 pages
The Pursuit of Power: Europe 1815-1914
Richard J. Evans
Progress: 219/928 pages
Young Wilhelm: The Kaiser's Early Life, 1859-1888
John C. G. Röhl
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Disclaimer: ARC via Netgalley You might not recognize Henry Worsley’s name, but you mostly likely have hear...
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It appears that the author has given me a rest from her dissection of Forster's love life and we now a have a (hopefully exte...
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I'm conflicted about this one so far. It's not a bad biography but I'm also not thrilled with it...
reviewed: A chummy history of how Churchill became Prime Minister
The selection of Winston Churchill as Neville Chamberlain's successor in May 1940 is regarded today as one of the most pivota...
Six Minutes in May: How Churchill Unexpectedly Became Prime Minister - Nicholas Shakespeare
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“Yes, as Mr McBryde was saying, but it’s much more the Anglo-Indians themselves who are likely to get on Adela’s nerves. She ...
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This is an anthology, framed by an alternate version of "The Visitor" (i.e. without the desperate struggle to save his father...
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While Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God is a deeply loved masterpiece, many people do not know about her work collecting...
reviewed: Evil under the Vulcan sun
After a crewmember is crippled in a battle with the Klingons Captain James Kirk takes the Enterprise to Vulcan, where an expe...
The Vulcan Academy Murders - Jean Lorrah
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text: Reading progress update: I've read 280 out of 280 pages.
Yup, she telegraphed who the culprit was.
The Vulcan Academy Murders - Jean Lorrah
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It's been a while since I finished The Longest Journey (still need to write a review) and now that tennis plans are on ice fo...
text: Reading progress update: I've read 213 out of 280 pages.
When I was collecting the early Pocket Books Star Trek novels a couple of months ago, there was one that I just couldn't find...
The Vulcan Academy Murders - Jean Lorrah
text: An important read for our dark times?
There's an interesting book review essay by Joshua Rothman in the most recent New Yorker that tackles the question of whether...
Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress - Steven Pinker
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TITLE: The Portable Cosmos: Revealing the Antikythera Mechanism, Scientific Wonder of the Ancient World AUTHOR: Alexande...
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