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Today
July
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“It's like being in love, discovering your best friend.” I cried. I'm still crying. This book is so well written but it is h...
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I know we discussed it on Moonlight's awesome post about prizes for bingo this year: Bingo grand prize and a few smaller priz...
text: Essential History Add Ons
1. Destiny Disrupted by Tamim Ansay History with a Muslim focus. 2. 1491 New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus ...
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One of the joys of re-reading Terry Pratchett is that different things catch my attention each time. On my current re-read of...
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today could turn out to be quite a productive reading day for me - I read Snake from start to finish this morning, and The Ba...
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July 2019
22
text: Essential History Add ons
1. Landscapes of the Imagination Series published by Oxford University Press This series takes a region or a river and deta...
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reviewed: Some great, some funny, some meh
The best story in this collection is the first by Ken Liu. Liu makes good use of golem lore and applies it to a family vacat...
Unidentified Funny Objects 2 - Alex Shvartsman
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text: Kindle Freebies (at least in the US)
There is another bunch of Endeavour Media for free. Also CRE Mob Nukes CRE WWI CRE Ugihars
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During our recent trip to London one of the places we visited was Harrod's. After getting what we where there to buy, I decid...
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TRAVEL HISTORY * Colin Thubron - The Lost Heart of Asia (Central Asia; post-USSR trip with historic sidelights) * Mark Twain ...
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Reading (Date unknown) by Jan Frederik Pieter Portielje (1829-1908) [x]
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July 2019
21
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it seems I’m allowed to suggest a few more books, so: Turkish Reflections, by Mary Lee Settle (9780671779979); Turkey, Hist...

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At the Hands of Persons Unknown: The Lynching of Black America
Philip Dray