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Musing on Mortality

Advantages: Sharp, incisive and insightful words from a man facing death
Disadvantages: May well offend the type of people who hated him whilst he was alive

What does a writer do when he's dying? He writes - of course I am rather ashamed that I didn’t discover Christopher Hitchens until it was in many respects ‘too late’. I had read reviews of some of his books and I knew he was someone I ‘ought’ to read ...

koshkha 27.12.2012 · Read full review
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A Polemist Remembered

Advantages: Not too morbid - some lighter moments
Disadvantages: The sad loss of Hitchens

Publishing House: Twelve Date: Sept 2012 - - - Blair Hitch Project Memoirs are like buses when it comes to Christopher Hitchens - you get three all at once - 'Hitch 22' - 'Arguably' and 'Mortality'. The book 'Mortality' coming more quickly t ...

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Mein Kampf - My Struggle, Evil in Paper

Advantages: In English, Very Interesting
Disadvantages: A lot of hard work to read!

Mein Kampf - My Struggle, written by Adolf Hitler. I am lucky enough to own a first edition (in German obviously) and the english translation version by Jaico Publishing. Mein Kampf was first published in two volumes in 1925-1926 and sold between 8 ...

gt5952 10.11.2007 · Read full review
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A Martyr for Social Change

Advantages: Balanced, thought-provoking account
Disadvantages: None if you are interested in this subject

...In this book from the Pocket Biographies series, Harry Harmer presents a concise account of the life and achievements of civil rights leader, Martin Luther King. Although this book does make you appreciate the role King played as a figurehead for the C ...

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Hes back!

Advantages: The best driver ever
Disadvantages: Boring cheat

With Schuey back in the news with his suprise return at 41 and back-to-back British world champions, the young whippersnapper Lewis Hamilton wearing the yellow of Senna to breathe life into a dying sport with daring do`s it looks set to bea great seasonin ...

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Review of Michael Schumacher - Christopher Hilton

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