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2014: What are you reading at the moment? 23 Neoma Mar 2014 Apr 18 0 6315
Welcome to the Non-Fiction Group. 26 Neoma Aug 2012 Jan 2014 7 4902
I'm looking for a book about the real reasons for various wars. 11 raccoon May 2014 Friday 1 640
What's the best biography or autobiography you've read recently? 37 pscot Jul 2013 Friday 0 1759
Am reading Philomena by Martin Sixsmith 6 oldandhappy Feb 2015 May 16 0 254
An Edible History of Humanity by Tom Standage 3 oldandhappy Apr 17 Apr 17 0 266
I just finished "Dead Wake"--Erik Larson 5 virgogal Mar 17 Mar 28 0 273
Slow Dancing with a Stranger 0 matt819 Mar 23 Mar 23 0 150
Michael Lewis Reflects on His Book Flash Boys, a Year After It Shook Wall Street to Its Core 0 jakeXT Mar 13 Mar 13 0 95
Aldrich Ames 1 jeffrey_pdx Feb 2015 Feb 2015 0 202
Princeton Receives $300M Rare Book Collection, University’s Largest Gift Ever 0 jakeXT Feb 2015 Feb 2015 1 206
Anyone read any books by Paul Craig Roberts? I believe he 2 arthritisR_US Jan 2015 Feb 2015 0 331
Just finished LOSING OUR WAY: AN INTIMATE PORTRAIT OF A TROUBLED AMERICA. 0 raccoon Jan 2015 Jan 2015 0 184
Guess what I saw for free at Audible today? 2 shenmue Nov 2014 Dec 2014 3 306
10 Book Recommendations for Conscientious Eaters 0 marmar Dec 2014 Dec 2014 1 215
9 Justices Who Sit in the Eye of Storms - "The Oath" 2 groovedaddy Oct 2012 Dec 2014 0 638
The best Non-Fiction book I read in 2014: 2 FSogol Dec 2014 Dec 2014 0 305
Swastika Nation 1 matt819 Oct 2013 Dec 2014 0 449
The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius has so much useful advise... 4 47of74 May 2014 Dec 2014 1 371
"The Horse, The Wheel, and Language" by David Anthony. 4 Odin2005 Nov 2014 Dec 2014 1 407
This message was self-deleted by its author 2 Sweeney Nov 2014 Nov 2014 0 238
James Risen’s ‘Pay Any Price’ 2 jakeXT Nov 2014 Nov 2014 2 276
Does anybody else's nonfiction books 14 libodem Aug 2014 Nov 2014 0 683
New book: America's Battle for Media Democracy 1 Thaddeus Nov 2014 Nov 2014 1 328
I Read It So You Don't Have To 2 Wolf Frankula Nov 2014 Nov 2014 0 242
What are YOU reading this week? 2 arcane1 Nov 2014 Nov 2014 0 299
I just bought Naomi Klein's new book "This Changes Everything" to read on the plane tomorrow 5 arcane1 Sep 2014 Oct 2014 1 332
Spillover by David Quammen. 0 SheilaT Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 224
Susan Cain: The power of introverts in a world just that just can't stop talking 3 jeffrey_pdx Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 332
Any suggestions for non-fiction or poetry for a sharp 91 year old woman? 8 LuckyLib Sep 2014 Oct 2014 0 396
I need a recommendation for a book on English colonization 4 NEOhiodemocrat Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 327
Where can I sell used books? 9 femmocrat Aug 2014 Sep 2014 0 652
The Phantom of Fifth Avenue 0 SheilaT Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 259
"A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby....." by Ben Macintyre 0 Paladin Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 198
The 50 book challenge. 27 Neoma Aug 2012 Sep 2014 1 2958
How 'bout these? 1 libodem Aug 2014 Aug 2014 0 310
Poe Ballantine books are now on Kindle! 17 frogmarch Jan 2014 Aug 2014 0 1353
Samuel Beckett's biographer reveals secrets of the writer's time as a French Resistance spy 1 theHandpuppet Jul 2014 Jul 2014 1 549
ESCAPE FROM CAMP 14: 6 fadedrose Apr 2013 Jul 2014 0 1039
What about Double Down? 9 Laura PourMeADrink Dec 2013 Jul 2014 0 739
Some D-Day reading: Rick Atkinson's Liberation Trilogy 1 pscot Jun 2014 Jun 2014 0 354
Has anybody else read David C. Johnston's books, "Perfectly Legal", 1 sinkingfeeling May 2014 May 2014 0 288
Just finished TO END ALL WARS by Adam Hochschild, about WWI. 1 raccoon May 2014 May 2014 0 245
Just finished reading My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor. 15 northoftheborder Jan 2013 Apr 2014 0 1496
If you are interested in the temples in Cambodia 0 oldandhappy Apr 2014 Apr 2014 0 201
"Skipping Towards Gomorrah" 2 Democrats_win Dec 2013 Apr 2014 0 429
Highly recommend: Kill Anything that Moves..by Nick Turse 2 dixiegrrrrl Jun 2013 Apr 2014 2 738
Chronicles by Bob Dylan 1 pscot Mar 2014 Apr 2014 0 291
2013: What are you reading at the moment? 18 Neoma Jun 2013 Mar 2014 0 1825
Undercover: The True Story of Britain's Secret Police 0 shockedcanadian Mar 2014 Mar 2014 0 267
Woman finds long-lost sister after reading her memoir ‘Wild’ 2 jakeXT Sep 2013 Mar 2014 3 632
Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington: biography by Terry Teachout 0 Auggie Feb 2014 Feb 2014 3 317
Fans of Thomas Cahill's "Hinges of History" - 1 hedgehog Oct 2013 Jan 2014 1 533
The Color of Water by James McBride 4 oldandhappy Dec 2013 Dec 2013 0 464
O. J. IS INNOCENT AND I CAN PROVE IT by William C. Dear 9 fadedrose Apr 2012 Dec 2013 1 2276
"Somebody Had to Do It First": The Story of Shirley Chisholm 1 marmar Dec 2013 Dec 2013 0 360
Booksellers write new chapter in Wyoming 0 bemildred Nov 2013 Nov 2013 2 285
I need help finding a book - 9 hedgehog Oct 2013 Nov 2013 0 871
I'm hoping someone can help me find an author with some really vague clues. 1 othermeans Nov 2013 Nov 2013 0 514
Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth 4 gollygee Aug 2013 Nov 2013 0 765
Chris Hadfield: 'I'm blind, in space, holding a drill. Houston, I have a problem' 1 jakeXT Oct 2013 Oct 2013 1 658
They Were Soldiers: How the Wounded Return from America's Wars -- The Untold Story, 1 jakeXT Oct 2013 Oct 2013 0 555
Book suggestions for a book club. 8 Neoma Aug 2012 Oct 2013 0 1121
The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York by Robert Caro 2 Dark n Stormy Knight Aug 2013 Sep 2013 1 543
This town wow 5 Laochtine Sep 2013 Sep 2013 1 622
Some interesting reads: adoption, cops with tanks, math, and deceit. 6 matt819 Sep 2013 Sep 2013 0 742
The Long Road To Antietam: How the Civil War Became a Revolution 2 Adsos Letter Sep 2013 Sep 2013 1 464
Don't Sleep, There Are Snakes: Life and Language in the Amazonian Jungle by Daniel Everett. 1 Neoma Aug 2013 Aug 2013 0 536
"Dirty Wars: The World Is a Battlefield" by JEREMY SCAHILL 2 dusty trails Jul 2013 Aug 2013 1 592
A History of Weapons: 0 Neoma Jul 2013 Jul 2013 0 359
A list of must read non-fictions 4 SpearthrowerOwl Jun 2013 Jul 2013 3 963
Need help with title of book about an escape from East Berlin. The book appeared as 1 raccoon Jul 2013 Jul 2013 0 647
"The Spy Who Loved" The Secrets and Lives of Christine Granville, by Clare Mulley. 0 Paladin Jul 2013 Jul 2013 0 389
Need help from history buffs. 6 leftyladyfrommo Jul 2013 Jul 2013 0 785
Project Terminated 0 jakeXT Jul 2013 Jul 2013 2 411
Gulp 1 RudynJack Jul 2013 Jul 2013 0 535
Great book about skyjacking! 2 zappaman Jul 2013 Jul 2013 0 698
book on Mandela 0 gabeana Jul 2013 Jul 2013 0 414
What is with the discrepancy on book prices on rare/used book sites? 1 LuckyLib Jun 2013 Jun 2013 0 559
"Behind the Beautiful Forevers" is an amazing MUST read book. 10 dixiegrrrrl May 2013 Jun 2013 0 1250
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