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2014: What are you reading at the moment? 23 Neoma Mar 2014 Apr 18 0 6915
Welcome to the Non-Fiction Group. 26 Neoma Aug 2012 Jan 2014 7 5058
Slow Dancing with a Stranger 1 matt819 Mar 2015 Jun 22 0 210
I just finished "Dead Wake"--Erik Larson 6 virgogal Mar 2015 Jun 22 0 302
Am reading Philomena by Martin Sixsmith 9 oldandhappy Feb 2015 Jun 20 0 304
What's the best biography or autobiography you've read recently? 38 pscot Jul 2013 Jun 11 0 1847
Any suggestions for non-fiction or poetry for a sharp 91 year old woman? 9 LuckyLib Sep 2014 Jun 10 0 429
I'm looking for a book about the real reasons for various wars. 12 raccoon May 2014 Jun 2 1 700
An Edible History of Humanity by Tom Standage 3 oldandhappy Apr 17 Apr 17 0 356
Michael Lewis Reflects on His Book Flash Boys, a Year After It Shook Wall Street to Its Core 0 jakeXT Mar 2015 Mar 2015 0 112
Aldrich Ames 1 jeffrey_pdx Feb 2015 Feb 2015 0 220
Princeton Receives $300M Rare Book Collection, University’s Largest Gift Ever 0 jakeXT Feb 2015 Feb 2015 1 217
Anyone read any books by Paul Craig Roberts? I believe he 2 arthritisR_US Jan 2015 Feb 2015 0 345
Just finished LOSING OUR WAY: AN INTIMATE PORTRAIT OF A TROUBLED AMERICA. 0 raccoon Jan 2015 Jan 2015 0 196
Guess what I saw for free at Audible today? 2 shenmue Nov 2014 Dec 2014 3 327
10 Book Recommendations for Conscientious Eaters 0 marmar Dec 2014 Dec 2014 1 227
9 Justices Who Sit in the Eye of Storms - "The Oath" 2 groovedaddy Oct 2012 Dec 2014 0 651
The best Non-Fiction book I read in 2014: 2 FSogol Dec 2014 Dec 2014 0 329
Swastika Nation 1 matt819 Oct 2013 Dec 2014 0 455
The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius has so much useful advise... 4 47of74 May 2014 Dec 2014 1 384
"The Horse, The Wheel, and Language" by David Anthony. 4 Odin2005 Nov 2014 Dec 2014 1 433
This message was self-deleted by its author 2 Sweeney Nov 2014 Nov 2014 0 246
James Risen’s ‘Pay Any Price’ 2 jakeXT Nov 2014 Nov 2014 3 284
Does anybody else's nonfiction books 14 libodem Aug 2014 Nov 2014 0 724
New book: America's Battle for Media Democracy 1 Thaddeus Nov 2014 Nov 2014 1 338
I Read It So You Don't Have To 2 Wolf Frankula Nov 2014 Nov 2014 0 253
What are YOU reading this week? 2 arcane1 Nov 2014 Nov 2014 0 310
I just bought Naomi Klein's new book "This Changes Everything" to read on the plane tomorrow 5 arcane1 Sep 2014 Oct 2014 1 351
Spillover by David Quammen. 0 SheilaT Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 231
Susan Cain: The power of introverts in a world just that just can't stop talking 3 jeffrey_pdx Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 344
I need a recommendation for a book on English colonization 4 NEOhiodemocrat Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 339
Where can I sell used books? 9 femmocrat Aug 2014 Sep 2014 0 673
The Phantom of Fifth Avenue 0 SheilaT Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 269
"A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby....." by Ben Macintyre 0 Paladin Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 205
The 50 book challenge. 27 Neoma Aug 2012 Sep 2014 1 3004
How 'bout these? 1 libodem Aug 2014 Aug 2014 0 321
Poe Ballantine books are now on Kindle! 17 frogmarch Jan 2014 Aug 2014 0 1406
Samuel Beckett's biographer reveals secrets of the writer's time as a French Resistance spy 1 theHandpuppet Jul 2014 Jul 2014 1 560
ESCAPE FROM CAMP 14: 6 fadedrose Apr 2013 Jul 2014 0 1056
What about Double Down? 9 Laura PourMeADrink Dec 2013 Jul 2014 0 755
Some D-Day reading: Rick Atkinson's Liberation Trilogy 1 pscot Jun 2014 Jun 2014 0 362
Has anybody else read David C. Johnston's books, "Perfectly Legal", 1 sinkingfeeling May 2014 May 2014 0 299
Just finished TO END ALL WARS by Adam Hochschild, about WWI. 1 raccoon May 2014 May 2014 0 258
Just finished reading My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor. 15 northoftheborder Jan 2013 Apr 2014 0 1504
If you are interested in the temples in Cambodia 0 oldandhappy Apr 2014 Apr 2014 0 207
"Skipping Towards Gomorrah" 2 Democrats_win Dec 2013 Apr 2014 0 439
Highly recommend: Kill Anything that Moves..by Nick Turse 2 dixiegrrrrl Jun 2013 Apr 2014 2 757
Chronicles by Bob Dylan 1 pscot Mar 2014 Apr 2014 0 298
2013: What are you reading at the moment? 18 Neoma Jun 2013 Mar 2014 0 1837
Undercover: The True Story of Britain's Secret Police 0 shockedcanadian Mar 2014 Mar 2014 0 271
Woman finds long-lost sister after reading her memoir ‘Wild’ 2 jakeXT Sep 2013 Mar 2014 3 640
Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington: biography by Terry Teachout 0 Auggie Feb 2014 Feb 2014 3 327
Fans of Thomas Cahill's "Hinges of History" - 1 hedgehog Oct 2013 Jan 2014 1 554
The Color of Water by James McBride 4 oldandhappy Dec 2013 Dec 2013 0 469
O. J. IS INNOCENT AND I CAN PROVE IT by William C. Dear 9 fadedrose Apr 2012 Dec 2013 1 2292
"Somebody Had to Do It First": The Story of Shirley Chisholm 1 marmar Dec 2013 Dec 2013 0 375
Booksellers write new chapter in Wyoming 0 bemildred Nov 2013 Nov 2013 2 290
I need help finding a book - 9 hedgehog Oct 2013 Nov 2013 0 885
I'm hoping someone can help me find an author with some really vague clues. 1 othermeans Nov 2013 Nov 2013 0 520
Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth 4 gollygee Aug 2013 Nov 2013 0 774
Chris Hadfield: 'I'm blind, in space, holding a drill. Houston, I have a problem' 1 jakeXT Oct 2013 Oct 2013 1 683
They Were Soldiers: How the Wounded Return from America's Wars -- The Untold Story, 1 jakeXT Oct 2013 Oct 2013 0 576
Book suggestions for a book club. 8 Neoma Aug 2012 Oct 2013 0 1129
The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York by Robert Caro 2 Dark n Stormy Knight Aug 2013 Sep 2013 1 558
This town wow 5 Laochtine Sep 2013 Sep 2013 1 632
Some interesting reads: adoption, cops with tanks, math, and deceit. 6 matt819 Sep 2013 Sep 2013 0 753
The Long Road To Antietam: How the Civil War Became a Revolution 2 Adsos Letter Sep 2013 Sep 2013 1 478
Don't Sleep, There Are Snakes: Life and Language in the Amazonian Jungle by Daniel Everett. 1 Neoma Aug 2013 Aug 2013 0 544
"Dirty Wars: The World Is a Battlefield" by JEREMY SCAHILL 2 dusty trails Jul 2013 Aug 2013 1 599
A History of Weapons: 0 Neoma Jul 2013 Jul 2013 0 367
A list of must read non-fictions 4 SpearthrowerOwl Jun 2013 Jul 2013 3 974
Need help with title of book about an escape from East Berlin. The book appeared as 1 raccoon Jul 2013 Jul 2013 0 656
"The Spy Who Loved" The Secrets and Lives of Christine Granville, by Clare Mulley. 0 Paladin Jul 2013 Jul 2013 0 395
Need help from history buffs. 6 leftyladyfrommo Jul 2013 Jul 2013 0 801
Project Terminated 0 jakeXT Jul 2013 Jul 2013 2 420
Gulp 1 RudynJack Jul 2013 Jul 2013 0 547
Great book about skyjacking! 2 zappaman Jul 2013 Jul 2013 0 712
book on Mandela 0 gabeana Jul 2013 Jul 2013 0 423
What is with the discrepancy on book prices on rare/used book sites? 1 LuckyLib Jun 2013 Jun 2013 0 566
"Behind the Beautiful Forevers" is an amazing MUST read book. 10 dixiegrrrrl May 2013 Jun 2013 0 1286
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