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American Science Fiction: Four Classic Novels 1953-56 (Library of America #227)
Gary K. Wolfe, Frederik Pohl, C.M. Kornbluth, Theodore Sturgeon, Leigh Brackett, Richard Matheson
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Gary K. Wolfe, Frederik Pohl, C.M. Kornbluth, Theodore Sturgeon, Leigh Brackett, Richard Matheson
December 2013
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reviewed: Sleepless in Hollywood: Tales from the New Abnormal in the Movie Business
Ever since Star Trek Into Darkness, I’ve decided I never want to see a new movie again. A calculated piece of brand awareness...
Sleepless in Hollywood: Tales from the New Abnormal in the Movie Business - Lynda Obst
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November 2013
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reviewed: Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 8
Eight books in and still good. Jeff Kinney is one of the most consistently funny writers/cartoonists working right now. Kinne...
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 8 - Jeff Kinney
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November 2013
08
reviewed: Ancillary Justice
I thought I had found something here, but, no. The two most intriguing parts of this are: The main character used to be a sen...
Ancillary Justice - Ann Leckie
reviewed: James Fenimore Cooper: The Leatherstocking Tales I; The Pioneers, The Last of the Mohicans, The Prairie (Library of America)
Cooper, have mercy. I give up. A quarter of the way through The Prairie, which is the last Leatherstocking novel left to read...
The Leatherstocking Tales, Vol. 1 - James Fenimore Cooper, Blake Nevius
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October 2013
31
reviewed: Take Your Eye Off the Ball: How to Watch Football by Knowing Where to Look
Even if you think you already know a lot about football, mankind's greatest game, you will learn something from this book. Th...
Take Your Eye Off the Ball: How to Watch Football by Knowing Where to Look - Pat Kirwan, David Seigerman, Pete Carroll, Bill Cowher
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October 2013
19
reviewed: Small Town
Well, Lawrence Block has written so many things, he was bound to disappoint me at some point. Unlike his other books I've rea...
Small Town: A Novel of New York - Lawrence Block
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September 2013
24
reviewed: The Dragon Reborn: Book Three of 'The Wheel of Time'
I do a lot of driving, and audiobooks fill up the time. This series should see me through to retirement. Like the Great Hunt...
The Dragon Reborn - Robert Jordan
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September 2013
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reviewed: The Civil War: The Second Year Told by Those Who Lived It
The second volume of the Library of America’s primary-source history of the Civil War. What’s great about this series is the ...
The Civil War: The Second Year Told By Those Who Lived It - Stephen W. Sears
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August 2013
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reviewed: Demolished Man (Sf Masterworks 14)
One of the things I love about golden age sci-fi (well, I guess "love" is not the right word) is that, no matter how imaginat...
The Demolished Man - Alfred Bester
reviewed: Deadly Honeymoon
Early Lawrence Block from before he started using his sense of humor. A great hook here: Newly-wed virgins (I guess this was ...
Deadly Honeymoon - Lawrence Block
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July 2013
28
reviewed: What You Want Is in the Limo: On the Road with Led Zeppelin, Alice Cooper, and the Who in 1973, the Year the Sixties Died and the Modern Rock Star Was Born
A sometimes fascinating look at the state of Rock in 1973. No one will argue that 1973 wasn’t one of the best years for the R...
What You Want Is in the Limo: On the Road with Led Zeppelin, Alice Cooper, and the Who in 1973, the Year the Sixties Died and the Modern Rock Star Was Born - Michael  Walker
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July 2013
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reviewed: The Great Hunt: Book Two of The Wheel of Time
Wow, what can I say. First of all, I listened to this on audio. The reader has a lot more patience with the text than I do an...
The Great Hunt - Robert Jordan
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July 2013
18
reviewed: Eight Million Ways To Die: A Matthew Scudder Mystery
Whoa, this is good. You can't say that it "transcends genre" because it is solidly to its core a hard-boiled mystery. You can...
Eight Million Ways to Die - Lawrence Block
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June 2013
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May 2013
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August 2012
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reviewed: William Faulkner: Novels 1926-1929: Soldiers' Pay / Mosquitoes / Flags in the Dust / The Sound and the Fury (Library of America)
Oh yeah, I'm just taking a break from Melville with a little Faulkner as a palette cleanser.
William Faulkner: Novels 1926-1929: Soldiers' Pay / Mosquitoes / Flags in the Dust / The Sound and the Fury (Library of America) - William Faulkner
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July 2012
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reviewed: Trick Baby
Not as good as Pimp, but still thoroughly entertaining. Two of my three stars are just for the character names. In addition t...
Trick Baby - Iceberg Slim
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