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The Top Ten Starter Booklist for 19th Century United States History

These books each cover a specific aspect or period of the 19th Century.  This list is not meant to be comprehensive, but it is designed to give you an overview of the entire century.  314 more words

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Introverts in an Extroverted World

Living as an introvert in the extroverted corporate world can be draining. Recently, WorkAwesome wrote an excellent article about catering to the strengths of both introverts and extroverts in the office.   100 more words

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10 Books to Help You Celebrate Bourbon Heritage Month Like a Kentuckian

The University Press of Kentucky has published a Top Ten list of books that will help you celebrate Bourbon Heritage Month like a Kentuckian. Their suggested books are a mix of histories, cookbooks and travel guides. 149 more words

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The Man Booker Prize for 2014 Shortlist

On September 9th, the Man Booker Prizes announced their shortlist this years award.

The Nominees include American authors for the very first time.  This year’s nominees are: 67 more words

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Which American Novels Should Have Won the Booker Prize?

2014 is the first year that American novels will be eligible to win the Man Booker Prize.  The Guardian has published a list of books that various writers and critics, such as Martin Amis, Julian Barnes, Curtis Sittenfield, Edna O’Brien and Joshua Ferris, believe should have won if they had been eligible.   154 more words

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Sunday Charts: Top Ten Short Stories

#10. Franz Kafka – A Report to an Academy

A former ape eloquently tells the story of his former life and eventual transformation into human behaviours. 504 more words

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Unshackle me from this list

I have given up on my booklist, I have already read 3 books that are not on that list and watched Divergent instead of reading the book. 259 more words