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austinchapman

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Empire: The Russian Empire and Its Rivals
Dominic Lieven
Star Trek. Titan. Synthesis
James Swallow
The Norton Anthology of English Literature, Vol. A: Middle Ages
Stephen Greenblatt, Alfred David, James Simpson, M.H. Abrams
Progress: 331/543 pages
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Stephen Greenblatt, Alfred David, James Simpson, M.H. Abrams
July 2017
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text: Being Lazy
I've been a bit lazy about book reviews this month, mostly because I've been on vacation. But then that vacation ended a week...
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text: Reading progress update: I've read 331 out of 543 pages.
The next item in this anthology is an excerpt from John Gower's Confessio Amantis ("The Lover's Confession"), a late 14th cen...
The Norton Anthology of English Literature, Vol. A: Middle Ages - Stephen Greenblatt, Alfred David, James Simpson, M.H. Abrams
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June 2017
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reviewed: My first Titan novel!
I had to think long and hard, in both waking and dreaming hours, about whether to rate this book three stars or three and a h...
Over a Torrent Sea - Christopher L. Bennett
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June 2017
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June 2017
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Until early last year when I read and loved Uprooted, also written by Novik, I’d only been mildly interested in reading this ...
reviewed: WOOL -- interesting concept, mixed execution
I can see why Hugh Howey’s Wool is ripe for bestseller status: the hook is gripping, the characters are relatable, the sci-fi...
Wool - Hugh Howey
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June 2017
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June 2017
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May 2017
30
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May 2017
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The City & the City is essentially a police procedural in a strange and interesting setting. The book opens up with our main...
text: Reading progress update: I've read 318 out of 543 pages.
The next section in this anthology consists of selections from Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, plus a few bits of his other poetr...
The Norton Anthology of English Literature, Vol. A: Middle Ages - Stephen Greenblatt, Alfred David, James Simpson, M.H. Abrams
May 2017
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May 2017
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reviewed: Entertaining follow-up
The Face of the Unknown is a follow-up to the classic Star Trek episode "The Corbomite Maneuver", indisputably one of the gre...
The Face of the Unknown (Star Trek: The Original Series) - Christopher L. Bennett