TJH's Shelf

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July 2016
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A good read for those who want an easy introduction to cosmology and theoretical physics. The first few chapters cover phenom...
The Universe In Your Hand: A Journey Through Space, Time and Beyond - Christophe Galfard
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Now, I *really, really* want to have my own bookstore. Ok, back to the book. A relaxing read for a cool and overcast afternoo...
A Very Special Year - Thomas Montasser
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July 2016
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July 2016
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So this is how collectors/addicts get started, from trying to get a used book at under $20 to spending hundreds of dollars on...
Used and Rare: Travels in the Book World - Lawrence Goldstone, Nancy Goldstone
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July 2016
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This book has the interesting premise that Hitler, somehow finding himself alive in present-day (2011) Germany, tries to rega...
Look Who's Back - Timur Vermes
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May 2016
09
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An intriguing story about Eddie Chapman, a British criminal turned Nazi spy, turned British double-agent (which explains his ...
Agent Zigzag: The True Wartime Story of Eddie Chapman: Lover, Traitor, Hero, Spy (Reissued) - Ben Macintyre
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March 2016
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Highly accessible piece of work into the early history of Islam although I did have my doubts as to its accuracy and detail. ...
After the Prophet: The Epic Story of the Shia-Sunni Split in Islam - Lesley Hazleton
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March 2016
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March 2016
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A highly enjoyable book, although I find the claim that it was abridged to be confusing. I don't really understand what that ...
The Princess Bride - William Goldman