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Welcome to the Non-Fiction Group. 27 Neoma Aug 2012 Mar 29 7 6585
To End All Wars (Adam Hochschild 2011) 0 struggle4progress Wednesday Wednesday 0 58
'67 Shots' dispels myths about shooting of Kent State students in 1970 2 struggle4progress May 4 Tuesday 8 356
Can anyone recommend a good biography of Thomas Edison? 0 bif Jun 15 Jun 15 0 84
Death Be Not Proud by, John Gunther. Just finished it. 18 Hiraeth Mar 31 Apr 30 2 420
Enjoyed this book a lot! 0 oldandhappy Apr 16 Apr 16 0 236
The Lone Assassin: The Epic True Story of the Man Who Almost Killed Hitler 0 Hiraeth Mar 31 Mar 31 0 366
Just about half-way through Eisenhower's "So Far From God: The U. S. War With Mexico, 1846–1848." 5 Adsos Letter Nov 2015 Mar 29 0 311
"And Then All Hell Broke Loose -- Two Decades in the Middle East" by Richard Engel 3 Auggie Feb 2016 Mar 2016 2 808
"Just Kids" by Patti Smith. Here's my review 3 bif Mar 2016 Mar 2016 0 757
Anyone read/reading People's History of the United States of America? 3 geardaddy Dec 2015 Mar 2016 1 420
Reading Pfanz's trilogy on the battle of Gettysburg. 0 Adsos Letter Feb 2016 Feb 2016 2 261
Galileo's Middle Finger: Persecuting Scientists Whose Findings Are Seen As Politically Incorrect 4 HuckleB Feb 2016 Feb 2016 0 670
2014: What are you reading at the moment? 32 Neoma Mar 2014 Feb 2016 0 13849
I'm really enjoying the book about human perspectives in history 0 applegrove Feb 2016 Feb 2016 1 193
Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right 1 kgrandia Jan 2016 Jan 2016 4 946
Just finished "H is for Hawk". Fascinating book. 0 bif Jan 2016 Jan 2016 1 429
Anyone know of a book about old, unrepentant Nazis? Someone mentioned one on DU not 1 raccoon Dec 2015 Dec 2015 0 582
I'm reading up on The Cold War 0 pscot Nov 2015 Nov 2015 0 327
Recently finished "Rise of the Warrior Cop". 9 A HERETIC I AM Sep 2015 Nov 2015 1 866
Ex-cop to release book on New Kensington, PA mob 0 left-of-center2012 Nov 2015 Nov 2015 0 1260
I'm looking for a book about the real reasons for various wars. 14 raccoon May 2014 Oct 2015 1 1303
Guess what I saw for free at Audible today? 3 shenmue Nov 2014 Oct 2015 3 683
What's the best biography or autobiography you've read recently? 39 pscot Jul 2013 Sep 2015 0 2559
Proud Shoes (Pauli Murray) 0 struggle4progress Sep 2015 Sep 2015 0 264
Ann Rule died. RIP 4 leftyladyfrommo Jul 2015 Aug 2015 2 679
I just finished "Dead Wake"--Erik Larson 7 virgogal Mar 2015 Aug 2015 0 1012
Slow Dancing with a Stranger 1 matt819 Mar 2015 Jun 2015 0 479
Am reading Philomena by Martin Sixsmith 9 oldandhappy Feb 2015 Jun 2015 0 926
Any suggestions for non-fiction or poetry for a sharp 91 year old woman? 9 LuckyLib Sep 2014 Jun 2015 0 840
An Edible History of Humanity by Tom Standage 3 oldandhappy Apr 2015 Apr 2015 0 682
Michael Lewis Reflects on His Book Flash Boys, a Year After It Shook Wall Street to Its Core 0 jakeXT Mar 2015 Mar 2015 0 267
Aldrich Ames 1 jeffrey_pdx Feb 2015 Feb 2015 0 434
Princeton Receives $300M Rare Book Collection, University’s Largest Gift Ever 0 jakeXT Feb 2015 Feb 2015 1 379
Anyone read any books by Paul Craig Roberts? I believe he 2 arthritisR_US Jan 2015 Feb 2015 0 631
Just finished LOSING OUR WAY: AN INTIMATE PORTRAIT OF A TROUBLED AMERICA. 0 raccoon Jan 2015 Jan 2015 0 375
10 Book Recommendations for Conscientious Eaters 0 marmar Dec 2014 Dec 2014 1 391
9 Justices Who Sit in the Eye of Storms - "The Oath" 2 groovedaddy Oct 2012 Dec 2014 0 838
The best Non-Fiction book I read in 2014: 2 FSogol Dec 2014 Dec 2014 0 616
Swastika Nation 1 matt819 Oct 2013 Dec 2014 0 648
The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius has so much useful advise... 4 47of74 May 2014 Dec 2014 1 632
"The Horse, The Wheel, and Language" by David Anthony. 4 Odin2005 Nov 2014 Dec 2014 1 826
This message was self-deleted by its author 2 Sweeney Nov 2014 Nov 2014 0 447
James Risen’s ‘Pay Any Price’ 2 jakeXT Nov 2014 Nov 2014 3 481
Does anybody else's nonfiction books 14 libodem Aug 2014 Nov 2014 0 1129
New book: America's Battle for Media Democracy 1 Thaddeus Nov 2014 Nov 2014 1 494
I Read It So You Don't Have To 2 Wolf Frankula Nov 2014 Nov 2014 0 461
What are YOU reading this week? 2 arcane1 Nov 2014 Nov 2014 0 536
I just bought Naomi Klein's new book "This Changes Everything" to read on the plane tomorrow 5 arcane1 Sep 2014 Oct 2014 1 661
Spillover by David Quammen. 0 SheilaT Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 388
Susan Cain: The power of introverts in a world just that just can't stop talking 3 jeffrey_pdx Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 580
I need a recommendation for a book on English colonization 4 NEOhiodemocrat Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 634
Where can I sell used books? 9 femmocrat Aug 2014 Sep 2014 0 1144
The Phantom of Fifth Avenue 0 SheilaT Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 447
"A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby....." by Ben Macintyre 0 Paladin Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 368
The 50 book challenge. 27 Neoma Aug 2012 Sep 2014 1 3812
How 'bout these? 1 libodem Aug 2014 Aug 2014 0 532
Poe Ballantine books are now on Kindle! 17 frogmarch Jan 2014 Aug 2014 0 2600
Samuel Beckett's biographer reveals secrets of the writer's time as a French Resistance spy 1 theHandpuppet Jul 2014 Jul 2014 1 1069
ESCAPE FROM CAMP 14: 6 fadedrose Apr 2013 Jul 2014 0 1370
What about Double Down? 9 Laura PourMeADrink Dec 2013 Jul 2014 0 1105
Some D-Day reading: Rick Atkinson's Liberation Trilogy 1 pscot Jun 2014 Jun 2014 0 569
Has anybody else read David C. Johnston's books, "Perfectly Legal", 1 sinkingfeeling May 2014 May 2014 0 467
Just finished TO END ALL WARS by Adam Hochschild, about WWI. 1 raccoon May 2014 May 2014 0 456
Just finished reading My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor. 15 northoftheborder Jan 2013 Apr 2014 0 1944
If you are interested in the temples in Cambodia 0 oldandhappy Apr 2014 Apr 2014 0 349
"Skipping Towards Gomorrah" 2 Democrats_win Dec 2013 Apr 2014 0 636
Highly recommend: Kill Anything that Moves..by Nick Turse 2 dixiegrrrrl Jun 2013 Apr 2014 2 1201
Chronicles by Bob Dylan 1 pscot Mar 2014 Apr 2014 0 466
2013: What are you reading at the moment? 18 Neoma Jun 2013 Mar 2014 0 2594
Undercover: The True Story of Britain's Secret Police 0 shockedcanadian Mar 2014 Mar 2014 0 409
Woman finds long-lost sister after reading her memoir ‘Wild’ 2 jakeXT Sep 2013 Mar 2014 3 826
Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington: biography by Terry Teachout 0 Auggie Feb 2014 Feb 2014 3 509
Fans of Thomas Cahill's "Hinges of History" - 1 hedgehog Oct 2013 Jan 2014 1 807
The Color of Water by James McBride 4 oldandhappy Dec 2013 Dec 2013 0 736
O. J. IS INNOCENT AND I CAN PROVE IT by William C. Dear 9 fadedrose Apr 2012 Dec 2013 1 2747
"Somebody Had to Do It First": The Story of Shirley Chisholm 1 marmar Dec 2013 Dec 2013 0 569
Booksellers write new chapter in Wyoming 0 bemildred Nov 2013 Nov 2013 2 424
I need help finding a book - 9 hedgehog Oct 2013 Nov 2013 0 1249
I'm hoping someone can help me find an author with some really vague clues. 1 othermeans Nov 2013 Nov 2013 0 725
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