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Welcome to the Non-Fiction Group. 27 Neoma Aug 2012 Mar 2016 7 7832
We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled: Voices from Syria by Wendy Pearlman 0 octoberlib Aug 5 Aug 5 1 1143
Red Notice: A True Story of High Finance, Murder, and One Man's Fight for Justice by Bill Browder 2 sagesnow Aug 1 Aug 1 7 891
Hillary's new book - I just ordered a Kindle copy and they 3 patricia92243 Jul 28 Jul 28 0 789
Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right 4 kgrandia Jan 2016 Jul 26 5 1338
Calvin Trillin By the Book: 1 elleng Jul 20 Jul 20 1 163
Great pre-school book: A is for Activist! 0 Fluke a Snooker Jul 12 Jul 12 1 161
REC: 'The Deep State' by Mike Lofgren (reformed Republican) 2 pablo_marmol Jun 29 Jun 29 0 1281
REC: "The Retreat of Western Liberalism" by Edward Luce. 1 Binkie The Clown Jun 25 Jun 26 1 1382
After 54 Years, We Fell in Love. After Five Months, I Got Leukemia. 3 elleng May 27 May 28 3 4857
"The Arsenal of Democracy." Great book 0 bif Apr 2017 Apr 2017 0 3503
A shout-out for a friend's book 0 Orrex Mar 2017 Mar 2017 0 550
The Lion in the Living Room 2 skippercollector Jan 2017 Mar 2017 1 1086
Former CBS anchor Dan Rather writing book on patriotism 1 Eugene Mar 2017 Mar 2017 0 336
"The New Yorker Book of War Pieces". 0 bif Mar 2017 Mar 2017 1 474
I just finished THE RACE FOR WHAT'S LEFT by Michael T. Klare. 1 raccoon Mar 2017 Mar 2017 2 442
Anyone recommend a book on the Christian right? n/t 5 lordsummerisle Aug 2016 Mar 2017 0 489
City of Ambition: FDR, La Guardia, and the Making of Modern New York 2 Dark n Stormy Knight Feb 2017 Feb 2017 0 328
"Brainwashing: The Science of Thought Control" 3 GeoWilliam750 Feb 2017 Feb 2017 6 668
I am looking for a book about how Germans felt when Hitler came to power 7 Lulu KC Nov 2016 Jan 2017 0 449
"Hustling Hitler" by Walter Shapiro 0 bucolic_frolic Jan 2017 Jan 2017 2 553
"Bottom of the 33rd". Great book! 1 bif Jan 2017 Jan 2017 0 939
Can anyone recommend a good biography of Thomas Edison? 2 bif Jun 2016 Jan 2017 0 376
"The House By The Lake", by Thomas Harding 1 Matilda Dec 2016 Dec 2016 0 578
Tribe by Sebastian Junger 6 PoindexterOglethorpe Nov 2016 Nov 2016 1 826
This message was self-deleted by its author 0 skorpo Nov 2016 Nov 2016 0 180
"The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics" 1 TexasProgresive Nov 2016 Nov 2016 0 429
One of the best books I've read in a long time. 2 bif Sep 2016 Sep 2016 1 683
I'm reading up on The Cold War 3 pscot Nov 2015 Sep 2016 0 676
To End All Wars (Adam Hochschild 2011) 2 struggle4progress Jun 2016 Sep 2016 0 378
2014: What are you reading at the moment? 33 Neoma Mar 2014 Sep 2016 0 16476
I'm looking for a book about the real reasons for various wars. 15 raccoon May 2014 Aug 2016 1 1800
Here is account of my last 3 years in San Jacinto California 0 Koch Ebola Aug 2016 Aug 2016 0 415
Trader Vic's Autobiography 2 bif Aug 2016 Aug 2016 0 593
The Swerve by Stephen Greenblatt. 1 SheilaT Jul 2016 Jul 2016 1 503
'67 Shots' dispels myths about shooting of Kent State students in 1970 2 struggle4progress May 2016 Jun 2016 8 703
Death Be Not Proud by, John Gunther. Just finished it. 18 Hiraeth Mar 2016 Apr 2016 2 805
Enjoyed this book a lot! 0 oldandhappy Apr 2016 Apr 2016 0 542
The Lone Assassin: The Epic True Story of the Man Who Almost Killed Hitler 0 Hiraeth Mar 2016 Mar 2016 0 652
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 0 669
"And Then All Hell Broke Loose -- Two Decades in the Middle East" by Richard Engel 3 Auggie Feb 2016 Mar 2016 2 1226
"Just Kids" by Patti Smith. Here's my review 3 bif Mar 2016 Mar 2016 0 1074
Anyone read/reading People's History of the United States of America? 3 geardaddy Dec 2015 Mar 2016 1 725
Reading Pfanz's trilogy on the battle of Gettysburg. 0 Adsos Letter Feb 2016 Feb 2016 2 561
Galileo's Middle Finger: Persecuting Scientists Whose Findings Are Seen As Politically Incorrect 4 HuckleB Feb 2016 Feb 2016 0 1108
I'm really enjoying the book about human perspectives in history 0 applegrove Feb 2016 Feb 2016 1 501
Just finished "H is for Hawk". Fascinating book. 0 bif Jan 2016 Jan 2016 1 762
Anyone know of a book about old, unrepentant Nazis? Someone mentioned one on DU not 1 raccoon Dec 2015 Dec 2015 0 870
Recently finished "Rise of the Warrior Cop". 9 A HERETIC I AM Sep 2015 Nov 2015 1 1324
Ex-cop to release book on New Kensington, PA mob 0 left-of-center2012 Nov 2015 Nov 2015 0 1960
Guess what I saw for free at Audible today? 3 shenmue Nov 2014 Oct 2015 3 1048
What's the best biography or autobiography you've read recently? 39 pscot Jul 2013 Sep 2015 0 3201
Proud Shoes (Pauli Murray) 0 struggle4progress Sep 2015 Sep 2015 0 717
Ann Rule died. RIP 4 leftyladyfrommo Jul 2015 Aug 2015 2 1073
I just finished "Dead Wake"--Erik Larson 7 virgogal Mar 2015 Aug 2015 0 1431
Slow Dancing with a Stranger 1 matt819 Mar 2015 Jun 2015 0 783
Am reading Philomena by Martin Sixsmith 9 oldandhappy Feb 2015 Jun 2015 0 1370
Any suggestions for non-fiction or poetry for a sharp 91 year old woman? 9 LuckyLib Sep 2014 Jun 2015 0 1272
An Edible History of Humanity by Tom Standage 3 oldandhappy Apr 2015 Apr 2015 0 996
Michael Lewis Reflects on His Book Flash Boys, a Year After It Shook Wall Street to Its Core 0 jakeXT Mar 2015 Mar 2015 0 514
Aldrich Ames 1 jeffrey_pdx Feb 2015 Feb 2015 0 773
Princeton Receives $300M Rare Book Collection, University’s Largest Gift Ever 0 jakeXT Feb 2015 Feb 2015 1 614
Anyone read any books by Paul Craig Roberts? I believe he 2 arthritisR_US Jan 2015 Feb 2015 0 959
Just finished LOSING OUR WAY: AN INTIMATE PORTRAIT OF A TROUBLED AMERICA. 0 raccoon Jan 2015 Jan 2015 0 612
10 Book Recommendations for Conscientious Eaters 0 marmar Dec 2014 Dec 2014 1 638
9 Justices Who Sit in the Eye of Storms - "The Oath" 2 groovedaddy Oct 2012 Dec 2014 0 1138
The best Non-Fiction book I read in 2014: 2 FSogol Dec 2014 Dec 2014 0 946
Swastika Nation 1 matt819 Oct 2013 Dec 2014 0 932
The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius has so much useful advise... 4 47of74 May 2014 Dec 2014 1 1009
"The Horse, The Wheel, and Language" by David Anthony. 4 Odin2005 Nov 2014 Dec 2014 1 1225
This message was self-deleted by its author 2 Sweeney Nov 2014 Nov 2014 0 736
James Risen’s ‘Pay Any Price’ 2 jakeXT Nov 2014 Nov 2014 3 792
Does anybody else's nonfiction books 14 libodem Aug 2014 Nov 2014 0 1658
New book: America's Battle for Media Democracy 1 Thaddeus Nov 2014 Nov 2014 1 752
I Read It So You Don't Have To 2 Wolf Frankula Nov 2014 Nov 2014 0 777
What are YOU reading this week? 2 arcane1 Nov 2014 Nov 2014 0 840
I just bought Naomi Klein's new book "This Changes Everything" to read on the plane tomorrow 5 arcane1 Sep 2014 Oct 2014 1 1013
Spillover by David Quammen. 0 SheilaT Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 661
Susan Cain: The power of introverts in a world just that just can't stop talking 3 jeffrey_pdx Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 933
I need a recommendation for a book on English colonization 4 NEOhiodemocrat Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 1025
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