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Welcome to the Non-Fiction Group. 27 Neoma Aug 2012 Mar 2016 7 7269
City of Ambition: FDR, La Guardia, and the Making of Modern New York 2 Dark n Stormy Knight Saturday Saturday 0 84
"Brainwashing: The Science of Thought Control" 3 GeoWilliam750 Feb 13 Feb 13 6 402
I am looking for a book about how Germans felt when Hitler came to power 7 Lulu KC Nov 2016 Jan 29 0 172
"Hustling Hitler" by Walter Shapiro 0 bucolic_frolic Jan 27 Jan 27 2 287
The Lion in the Living Room 0 skippercollector Jan 13 Jan 13 1 788
"Bottom of the 33rd". Great book! 1 bif Jan 3 Jan 7 0 700
Can anyone recommend a good biography of Thomas Edison? 2 bif Jun 2016 Jan 3 0 171
Anyone recommend a book on the Christian right? n/t 4 lordsummerisle Aug 2016 Dec 6 0 282
"The House By The Lake", by Thomas Harding 1 Matilda Dec 5 Dec 6 0 384
Tribe by Sebastian Junger 6 PoindexterOglethorpe Nov 26 Nov 29 1 587
This message was self-deleted by its author 0 skorpo Nov 2016 Nov 2016 0 27
"The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics" 1 TexasProgresive Nov 2016 Nov 2016 0 266
One of the best books I've read in a long time. 2 bif Sep 2016 Sep 2016 1 458
I'm reading up on The Cold War 3 pscot Nov 2015 Sep 2016 0 474
To End All Wars (Adam Hochschild 2011) 2 struggle4progress Jun 2016 Sep 2016 0 213
2014: What are you reading at the moment? 33 Neoma Mar 2014 Sep 2016 0 15361
I'm looking for a book about the real reasons for various wars. 15 raccoon May 2014 Aug 2016 1 1580
Here is account of my last 3 years in San Jacinto California 0 Koch Ebola Aug 2016 Aug 2016 0 226
Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right 3 kgrandia Jan 2016 Aug 2016 5 1132
Trader Vic's Autobiography 2 bif Aug 2016 Aug 2016 0 378
The Swerve by Stephen Greenblatt. 1 SheilaT Jul 2016 Jul 2016 1 302
'67 Shots' dispels myths about shooting of Kent State students in 1970 2 struggle4progress May 2016 Jun 2016 8 520
Death Be Not Proud by, John Gunther. Just finished it. 18 Hiraeth Mar 2016 Apr 2016 2 600
Enjoyed this book a lot! 0 oldandhappy Apr 2016 Apr 2016 0 381
The Lone Assassin: The Epic True Story of the Man Who Almost Killed Hitler 0 Hiraeth Mar 2016 Mar 2016 0 472
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 2016 0 491
"And Then All Hell Broke Loose -- Two Decades in the Middle East" by Richard Engel 3 Auggie Feb 2016 Mar 2016 2 964
"Just Kids" by Patti Smith. Here's my review 3 bif Mar 2016 Mar 2016 0 896
Anyone read/reading People's History of the United States of America? 3 geardaddy Dec 2015 Mar 2016 1 547
Reading Pfanz's trilogy on the battle of Gettysburg. 0 Adsos Letter Feb 2016 Feb 2016 2 371
Galileo's Middle Finger: Persecuting Scientists Whose Findings Are Seen As Politically Incorrect 4 HuckleB Feb 2016 Feb 2016 0 901
I'm really enjoying the book about human perspectives in history 0 applegrove Feb 2016 Feb 2016 1 307
Just finished "H is for Hawk". Fascinating book. 0 bif Jan 2016 Jan 2016 1 558
Anyone know of a book about old, unrepentant Nazis? Someone mentioned one on DU not 1 raccoon Dec 2015 Dec 2015 0 690
Recently finished "Rise of the Warrior Cop". 9 A HERETIC I AM Sep 2015 Nov 2015 1 1099
Ex-cop to release book on New Kensington, PA mob 0 left-of-center2012 Nov 2015 Nov 2015 0 1603
Guess what I saw for free at Audible today? 3 shenmue Nov 2014 Oct 2015 3 837
What's the best biography or autobiography you've read recently? 39 pscot Jul 2013 Sep 2015 0 2952
Proud Shoes (Pauli Murray) 0 struggle4progress Sep 2015 Sep 2015 0 337
Ann Rule died. RIP 4 leftyladyfrommo Jul 2015 Aug 2015 2 882
I just finished "Dead Wake"--Erik Larson 7 virgogal Mar 2015 Aug 2015 0 1224
Slow Dancing with a Stranger 1 matt819 Mar 2015 Jun 2015 0 611
Am reading Philomena by Martin Sixsmith 9 oldandhappy Feb 2015 Jun 2015 0 1156
Any suggestions for non-fiction or poetry for a sharp 91 year old woman? 9 LuckyLib Sep 2014 Jun 2015 0 1083
An Edible History of Humanity by Tom Standage 3 oldandhappy Apr 2015 Apr 2015 0 807
Michael Lewis Reflects on His Book Flash Boys, a Year After It Shook Wall Street to Its Core 0 jakeXT Mar 2015 Mar 2015 0 352
Aldrich Ames 1 jeffrey_pdx Feb 2015 Feb 2015 0 591
Princeton Receives $300M Rare Book Collection, University’s Largest Gift Ever 0 jakeXT Feb 2015 Feb 2015 1 451
Anyone read any books by Paul Craig Roberts? I believe he 2 arthritisR_US Jan 2015 Feb 2015 0 760
Just finished LOSING OUR WAY: AN INTIMATE PORTRAIT OF A TROUBLED AMERICA. 0 raccoon Jan 2015 Jan 2015 0 450
10 Book Recommendations for Conscientious Eaters 0 marmar Dec 2014 Dec 2014 1 474
9 Justices Who Sit in the Eye of Storms - "The Oath" 2 groovedaddy Oct 2012 Dec 2014 0 961
The best Non-Fiction book I read in 2014: 2 FSogol Dec 2014 Dec 2014 0 751
Swastika Nation 1 matt819 Oct 2013 Dec 2014 0 748
The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius has so much useful advise... 4 47of74 May 2014 Dec 2014 1 816
"The Horse, The Wheel, and Language" by David Anthony. 4 Odin2005 Nov 2014 Dec 2014 1 1012
This message was self-deleted by its author 2 Sweeney Nov 2014 Nov 2014 0 560
James Risen’s ‘Pay Any Price’ 2 jakeXT Nov 2014 Nov 2014 3 620
Does anybody else's nonfiction books 14 libodem Aug 2014 Nov 2014 0 1399
New book: America's Battle for Media Democracy 1 Thaddeus Nov 2014 Nov 2014 1 574
I Read It So You Don't Have To 2 Wolf Frankula Nov 2014 Nov 2014 0 604
What are YOU reading this week? 2 arcane1 Nov 2014 Nov 2014 0 666
I just bought Naomi Klein's new book "This Changes Everything" to read on the plane tomorrow 5 arcane1 Sep 2014 Oct 2014 1 833
Spillover by David Quammen. 0 SheilaT Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 497
Susan Cain: The power of introverts in a world just that just can't stop talking 3 jeffrey_pdx Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 742
I need a recommendation for a book on English colonization 4 NEOhiodemocrat Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 836
Where can I sell used books? 9 femmocrat Aug 2014 Sep 2014 0 1441
The Phantom of Fifth Avenue 0 SheilaT Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 530
"A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby....." by Ben Macintyre 0 Paladin Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 474
The 50 book challenge. 27 Neoma Aug 2012 Sep 2014 1 4261
How 'bout these? 1 libodem Aug 2014 Aug 2014 0 650
Poe Ballantine books are now on Kindle! 17 frogmarch Jan 2014 Aug 2014 0 3088
Samuel Beckett's biographer reveals secrets of the writer's time as a French Resistance spy 1 theHandpuppet Jul 2014 Jul 2014 1 1168
ESCAPE FROM CAMP 14: 6 fadedrose Apr 2013 Jul 2014 0 1574
What about Double Down? 9 Laura PourMeADrink Dec 2013 Jul 2014 0 1322
Some D-Day reading: Rick Atkinson's Liberation Trilogy 1 pscot Jun 2014 Jun 2014 0 673
Has anybody else read David C. Johnston's books, "Perfectly Legal", 1 sinkingfeeling May 2014 May 2014 0 569
Just finished TO END ALL WARS by Adam Hochschild, about WWI. 1 raccoon May 2014 May 2014 0 585
Just finished reading My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor. 15 northoftheborder Jan 2013 Apr 2014 0 2307
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