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« Reply #1675 on: July 28, 2018, 07:35:17 pm »

Finished up Alan Lichtman's 13 Keys to the White House two weeks ago.

Been reading Decision Points by George W. Bush and Killing England by Bill O'Reilly since Summer 2017. I'm almost finished those.

Also, The Prosecution of George W. Bush For Murder since February simultaneously. I will also be reading a book on housing policy once I return to school this semester.
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« Reply #1676 on: July 28, 2018, 10:05:03 pm »

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« Reply #1677 on: July 28, 2018, 10:06:33 pm »

Just finished reading Real Education by Charles Murray and am working on Human Accomplishment.  Plan to read some fiction after this, though I'm not sure what yet.
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« Reply #1678 on: August 18, 2018, 12:41:46 pm »

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The Thirty Years War by C.V. Wedgwood.
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« Reply #1679 on: August 18, 2018, 12:43:05 pm »

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« Reply #1680 on: October 06, 2018, 10:10:26 pm »

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Conquerors: How Portugal Forged the First Global Empire by Roger Crowley.
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« Reply #1681 on: October 06, 2018, 10:11:50 pm »

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Conquerors: How Portugal Forged the First Global Empire by Roger Crowley.
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« Reply #1682 on: October 06, 2018, 10:21:41 pm »

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Conquerors: How Portugal Forged the First Global Empire by Roger Crowley.
looks like something up your ally!
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« Reply #1683 on: November 03, 2018, 05:31:18 pm »

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A Great and Glorious Adventure: A History of the Hundred Years War and the Birth of Renaissance England by Gordon Corrigan.
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« Reply #1684 on: November 03, 2018, 05:32:19 pm »

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A Great and Glorious Adventure: A History of the Hundred Years War and the Birth of Renaissance England by Gordon Corrigan.
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« Reply #1685 on: November 12, 2018, 09:46:44 am »

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Blood Royal: A True Tale of Crime and Detection in Medieval Paris by Eric Jager.
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« Reply #1686 on: November 12, 2018, 09:47:21 am »

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Blood Royal: A True Tale of Crime and Detection in Medieval Paris by Eric Jager.
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« Reply #1687 on: November 12, 2018, 01:13:53 pm »

As part of my extensive research for Dynasties and Empires I'm finishing Francis Hackett's Francis the First and I'm on a highly enjoyable re-read of Stefan Zweig's Magellan, easily one of the best books I've ever had the pleasure to read.
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« Reply #1688 on: November 23, 2018, 04:51:37 pm »

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Christendom Destroyed: Europe 1517-1648 by Mark Greengrass.
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« Reply #1689 on: November 23, 2018, 04:52:24 pm »

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« Reply #1690 on: December 26, 2018, 04:13:54 pm »

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Bach: Music in the Castle of Heaven by John Eliot Gardner
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« Reply #1691 on: December 26, 2018, 04:14:24 pm »

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« Reply #1692 on: December 26, 2018, 05:38:50 pm »

I just recently started a reread of Russian literature marathon. I started Crime and Punishment yesterday, and plan to reread Anna Karenina, The Brothers Karamazov, and War and Peace in that order. Among my favorite books, especially Crime and Punishment and War and Peace.
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« Reply #1693 on: December 28, 2018, 06:43:54 am »

Dr. Zhivago, Boris Pasternak
Kim, Rudyard Kipling
The Russian Revolution, Sheila Fitzpatrick

There are other non-fiction books lying around my bed that Iíve started but are essentially on pause.

I just recently started a reread of Russian literature marathon. I started Crime and Punishment yesterday, and plan to reread Anna Karenina, The Brothers Karamazov, and War and Peace in that order. Among my favorite books, especially Crime and Punishment and War and Peace.

Iíve been meaning to break into some Dostoevsky and Tolstoy, but figured the twentieth century would be an easier entry into Russian literature. This summer I read The Master & Margarita.
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« Reply #1694 on: January 30, 2019, 08:31:45 pm »

Previously: Dresden Files


Currently:Raspberry Danish Murder

Apparently, it's like Book 26 out of 28...but eh, I needed a book to read, and I was hungry at the time. And hey the author's surname is Fluke.
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« Reply #1695 on: March 09, 2019, 05:13:07 am »

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« Reply #1696 on: March 09, 2019, 11:21:53 pm »

Working my way through Don Quixote; currently about 2/9 of the way in.
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« Reply #1697 on: April 10, 2019, 06:50:53 pm »

Working my way through Don Quixote; currently about 2/9 of the way in.

I hope you have better luck than I did. I loved Man of La Mancha, but when I tried to read Don Quixote, I got about as far as you did before giving up!

At the moment I'm reading Valperga: The Life and Adventures of Castruccio, Prince of Lucca, which is Mary Shelley's take on the life of that medieval Italian politician that Machiavelli so loved. I'm reading it mostly for my love of Mary Shelley.

Before that, I read My Dear Hamilton, which I definitely recommend to anyone interested in learning more about Eliza Schuyler Hamilton or the revolution and American founding from a female perspective.
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« Reply #1698 on: April 10, 2019, 09:11:56 pm »

Strawberry Shortcake Murder

Not high art, but a little Columbo mixed with a recipe book isn't that bad of a time-passer.
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« Reply #1699 on: April 13, 2019, 06:58:08 pm »

Working my way through Don Quixote; currently about 2/9 of the way in.

I hope you have better luck than I did. I loved Man of La Mancha, but when I tried to read Don Quixote, I got about as far as you did before giving up!

I'm now more than 2/3 of the way through! I'm actually enjoying it a lot.
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