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The Luck of the Weissensteiners
Christoph Fischer
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October
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January 2017
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It’s time to get serious in 2017! Forget about I’ll-finish-later books on your nightstands and TBR shelf with untouched class...
December 2015
18
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reviewed: Never fails
This was a reread for me, so I knew what I was getting myself into. Nevertheless, Bukowski never bores, no matter how many ti...
Ham on Rye - Charles Bukowski
November 2015
12
reviewed: Impressive
Originally, I thought about writing an eloquent review of this book, but intentions do not always come to bear fruit. The lon...
Journey to the End of the Night - Louis-Ferdinand Céline, Ralph Manheim, William T. Vollmann
October 2015
28
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reviewed: A good starting point
A fairly breezy fly-by look at the evolution of mankind beginning with the early days when humans roamed the grasslands of Af...
Mankind: The Story of All Of Us - Pamela D. Toler
January 2015
05
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This book was a reread for me, a reread thirty years in the making. There are times when I reread the books I had loved as a ...
Winnetou - Karl Friedrich May,  David Koblick (Translator),  Foreword by Richard H. Cracroft
December 2014
28
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The Tales from the Arabian Nights is probably the finest example of what a magical narrative should be. If I had to categoriz...
Tales from the Arabian Nights - Anonymous, Andrew Lang
December 2014
09
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You know, I dig the fact that not all of us like the same stuff. I mainly dig that because I get quite a few book recommendat...
December 2014
08
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I came to John Steinbeck's The Long Valley in the heels of his excellent novella, The Moon is Down. Not having read any of St...
The Long Valley - John Steinbeck
November 2014
23
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