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Old March 28th, 2011, 05:25 PM   #1

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Peter Godwin, When a crocodile eats the sun.

Endless whingefest from pampered white Rhodesian

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Traitor- Matthew Stover

Philosophical adventure with fighting at the end in the Star Wars Galaxy. 10/10


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With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa- Eugene B. Sledge

A great World War II memoir in the under explored Pacific Theater filled with fighting, war and violence. 9.5/10

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All Quiet on the Western Front, Eric Maria Remarque:

Tale of an apathetic, depressed soldier in the Imperial German Army who watches all of his friends die, and then goes on a rant about the meaninglessness of life at the end. 8/10

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God is not Great - Christopher Hitchens

Christopher Hitchens takes on religion by explaining how it poisons everything. He is absolutely spot on, on very much everything he says in this book. 9/10.

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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, John Ronald Reuel Tolkien:

The tale of a middle-aged hobbit who inherits an evil ring from his uncle, gets told by his wizard-friend to destroy the ring, and then spends the rest of the book travelling Middle-Earth to take said ring to a volcano to destroy it, while orcs and other bad things (some Nazgul and a Balrog, to name a few) troll and spam the quest until the fellowship falls apart. 10/10 (who'd have guessed? )

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The Bible - various authors (ed. God).

Boy meets girl; they get into trouble; God spends the next few thousand years cleaning up the mess.

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Madison & Jefferson, Andrew Burstein and Nancy Isenberg

Exploring the close friendship between two of the greatest minds of the Founding Fathers.

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I Am Charlotte Simmons by Tom Wolfe:

A great representation not only of the grass not being greener in high places, but also of the downfalls of academic inclinations.

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The Bible - various authors (ed. God).

Boy meets girl; they get into trouble; God spends the next few thousand years cleaning up the mess.

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