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Welcome to the Non-Fiction Group. 27 Neoma Aug 2012 Mar 2016 7 6755
I'm looking for a book about the real reasons for various wars. 15 raccoon May 2014 Friday 1 1399
Here is account of my last 3 years in San Jacinto California 0 Koch Ebola Thursday Thursday 0 89
Anyone recommend a book on the Christian right? n/t 3 lordsummerisle Aug 19 Aug 20 0 171
Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right 3 kgrandia Jan 2016 Aug 19 5 990
Trader Vic's Autobiography 2 bif Aug 12 Aug 13 0 229
The Swerve by Stephen Greenblatt. 1 SheilaT Jul 23 Jul 23 1 178
To End All Wars (Adam Hochschild 2011) 1 struggle4progress Jun 22 Jun 28 0 138
'67 Shots' dispels myths about shooting of Kent State students in 1970 2 struggle4progress May 2016 Jun 21 8 417
Can anyone recommend a good biography of Thomas Edison? 0 bif Jun 15 Jun 15 0 108
Death Be Not Proud by, John Gunther. Just finished it. 18 Hiraeth Mar 2016 Apr 2016 2 486
Enjoyed this book a lot! 0 oldandhappy Apr 2016 Apr 2016 0 306
The Lone Assassin: The Epic True Story of the Man Who Almost Killed Hitler 0 Hiraeth Mar 2016 Mar 2016 0 401
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 0 360
"And Then All Hell Broke Loose -- Two Decades in the Middle East" by Richard Engel 3 Auggie Feb 2016 Mar 2016 2 867
"Just Kids" by Patti Smith. Here's my review 3 bif Mar 2016 Mar 2016 0 799
Anyone read/reading People's History of the United States of America? 3 geardaddy Dec 2015 Mar 2016 1 456
Reading Pfanz's trilogy on the battle of Gettysburg. 0 Adsos Letter Feb 2016 Feb 2016 2 305
Galileo's Middle Finger: Persecuting Scientists Whose Findings Are Seen As Politically Incorrect 4 HuckleB Feb 2016 Feb 2016 0 754
2014: What are you reading at the moment? 32 Neoma Mar 2014 Feb 2016 0 14464
I'm really enjoying the book about human perspectives in history 0 applegrove Feb 2016 Feb 2016 1 229
Just finished "H is for Hawk". Fascinating book. 0 bif Jan 2016 Jan 2016 1 478
Anyone know of a book about old, unrepentant Nazis? Someone mentioned one on DU not 1 raccoon Dec 2015 Dec 2015 0 632
I'm reading up on The Cold War 0 pscot Nov 2015 Nov 2015 0 365
Recently finished "Rise of the Warrior Cop". 9 A HERETIC I AM Sep 2015 Nov 2015 1 941
Ex-cop to release book on New Kensington, PA mob 0 left-of-center2012 Nov 2015 Nov 2015 0 1360
Guess what I saw for free at Audible today? 3 shenmue Nov 2014 Oct 2015 3 728
What's the best biography or autobiography you've read recently? 39 pscot Jul 2013 Sep 2015 0 2720
Proud Shoes (Pauli Murray) 0 struggle4progress Sep 2015 Sep 2015 0 289
Ann Rule died. RIP 4 leftyladyfrommo Jul 2015 Aug 2015 2 749
I just finished "Dead Wake"--Erik Larson 7 virgogal Mar 2015 Aug 2015 0 1079
Slow Dancing with a Stranger 1 matt819 Mar 2015 Jun 2015 0 533
Am reading Philomena by Martin Sixsmith 9 oldandhappy Feb 2015 Jun 2015 0 999
Any suggestions for non-fiction or poetry for a sharp 91 year old woman? 9 LuckyLib Sep 2014 Jun 2015 0 915
An Edible History of Humanity by Tom Standage 3 oldandhappy Apr 2015 Apr 2015 0 722
Michael Lewis Reflects on His Book Flash Boys, a Year After It Shook Wall Street to Its Core 0 jakeXT Mar 2015 Mar 2015 0 292
Aldrich Ames 1 jeffrey_pdx Feb 2015 Feb 2015 0 488
Princeton Receives $300M Rare Book Collection, University’s Largest Gift Ever 0 jakeXT Feb 2015 Feb 2015 1 401
Anyone read any books by Paul Craig Roberts? I believe he 2 arthritisR_US Jan 2015 Feb 2015 0 667
Just finished LOSING OUR WAY: AN INTIMATE PORTRAIT OF A TROUBLED AMERICA. 0 raccoon Jan 2015 Jan 2015 0 399
10 Book Recommendations for Conscientious Eaters 0 marmar Dec 2014 Dec 2014 1 415
9 Justices Who Sit in the Eye of Storms - "The Oath" 2 groovedaddy Oct 2012 Dec 2014 0 880
The best Non-Fiction book I read in 2014: 2 FSogol Dec 2014 Dec 2014 0 661
Swastika Nation 1 matt819 Oct 2013 Dec 2014 0 678
The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius has so much useful advise... 4 47of74 May 2014 Dec 2014 1 682
"The Horse, The Wheel, and Language" by David Anthony. 4 Odin2005 Nov 2014 Dec 2014 1 884
This message was self-deleted by its author 2 Sweeney Nov 2014 Nov 2014 0 483
James Risen’s ‘Pay Any Price’ 2 jakeXT Nov 2014 Nov 2014 3 516
Does anybody else's nonfiction books 14 libodem Aug 2014 Nov 2014 0 1193
New book: America's Battle for Media Democracy 1 Thaddeus Nov 2014 Nov 2014 1 511
I Read It So You Don't Have To 2 Wolf Frankula Nov 2014 Nov 2014 0 502
What are YOU reading this week? 2 arcane1 Nov 2014 Nov 2014 0 572
I just bought Naomi Klein's new book "This Changes Everything" to read on the plane tomorrow 5 arcane1 Sep 2014 Oct 2014 1 725
Spillover by David Quammen. 0 SheilaT Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 423
Susan Cain: The power of introverts in a world just that just can't stop talking 3 jeffrey_pdx Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 624
I need a recommendation for a book on English colonization 4 NEOhiodemocrat Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 724
Where can I sell used books? 9 femmocrat Aug 2014 Sep 2014 0 1237
The Phantom of Fifth Avenue 0 SheilaT Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 469
"A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby....." by Ben Macintyre 0 Paladin Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 398
The 50 book challenge. 27 Neoma Aug 2012 Sep 2014 1 3943
How 'bout these? 1 libodem Aug 2014 Aug 2014 0 571
Poe Ballantine books are now on Kindle! 17 frogmarch Jan 2014 Aug 2014 0 2736
Samuel Beckett's biographer reveals secrets of the writer's time as a French Resistance spy 1 theHandpuppet Jul 2014 Jul 2014 1 1100
ESCAPE FROM CAMP 14: 6 fadedrose Apr 2013 Jul 2014 0 1438
What about Double Down? 9 Laura PourMeADrink Dec 2013 Jul 2014 0 1161
Some D-Day reading: Rick Atkinson's Liberation Trilogy 1 pscot Jun 2014 Jun 2014 0 601
Has anybody else read David C. Johnston's books, "Perfectly Legal", 1 sinkingfeeling May 2014 May 2014 0 509
Just finished TO END ALL WARS by Adam Hochschild, about WWI. 1 raccoon May 2014 May 2014 0 504
Just finished reading My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor. 15 northoftheborder Jan 2013 Apr 2014 0 2123
If you are interested in the temples in Cambodia 0 oldandhappy Apr 2014 Apr 2014 0 377
"Skipping Towards Gomorrah" 2 Democrats_win Dec 2013 Apr 2014 0 675
Highly recommend: Kill Anything that Moves..by Nick Turse 2 dixiegrrrrl Jun 2013 Apr 2014 2 1249
Chronicles by Bob Dylan 1 pscot Mar 2014 Apr 2014 0 501
2013: What are you reading at the moment? 18 Neoma Jun 2013 Mar 2014 0 2759
Undercover: The True Story of Britain's Secret Police 0 shockedcanadian Mar 2014 Mar 2014 0 434
Woman finds long-lost sister after reading her memoir ‘Wild’ 2 jakeXT Sep 2013 Mar 2014 3 855
Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington: biography by Terry Teachout 0 Auggie Feb 2014 Feb 2014 3 531
Fans of Thomas Cahill's "Hinges of History" - 1 hedgehog Oct 2013 Jan 2014 1 839
The Color of Water by James McBride 4 oldandhappy Dec 2013 Dec 2013 0 789
O. J. IS INNOCENT AND I CAN PROVE IT by William C. Dear 9 fadedrose Apr 2012 Dec 2013 1 2815
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