The Curve (2016) - Jeremy Blachman - Cameron Stracher (Grade:A+)
Graveyard Clay: Cré na Cille (1949) - Máirtín Ó Cadhain (Grade:B+)
The House of Daniel: A novel of miracles, magic, and minor league ball (2016) - Harry Turtledove (Grade:A-)
The Travels and Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1785) - Rudolph Erich Raspe - George Cruikshank (Grade:B+)
The Myth of the Andalusian Paradise: Muslims, Christians, and Jews under Islamic Rule in Medieval Spain (2016) - Dario Fernandez-Morera (Grade:A)
How Rome Fell: Death of a Superpower (2009) - Adrian Goldsworthy (Grade:A)
Out Stealing Horses (2003) - Per Petterson (Grade:A+)
A Voyage Around My Room (1795) - Xavier de Maistre (Grade:B+)
Big Science: Ernest Lawrence and the Invention that Launched the Military-Industrial Complex (2015) - Michael Hitzlik (Grade:A)
How the West Won : The Neglected Story of the Triumph of Modernity (2014) - Rodney Stark (Grade:A+)
The Tatra Eagle (2012) - J. Victor Tomaszek (Grade:A)
Rock Crystal (1845) - Adalbert Stifter (Grade:A+)
Cato: A Tragedy (1713) - Joseph Addison (Grade:A+)
Canaan (1996) - Geoffrey Hill (Grade:A-)
The Spirit of St. Louis (1953) - Charles A. Lindbergh (Grade:A+)
Dr. Strangelove or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964) - Stanley Kubrick (Grade:A-)
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John Locke (1632-1704) who was the pivotal figure in the development of democratic theory, was born in England on August 27, 1632.
Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908-73), one of the worst men ever to become President of the United States, was born in Stonewall, TX on August 27, 1908. Read Robert Caro's awesome biography The Years of Lyndon Johnson
Christopher Isherwood (1904-) was born in Cheshire, ENG on August 26, 1904.
Malcolm Cowley (1898-1989) was born in Belsano, PA on August 24, 1898.
Dorothy Parker, American short story writer/poet/critic and wit, Aug. 22, 1893 - 1967
Aubrey Beardsley (1872-1898) was born in Brighton, ENG on August 21, 1872.
If two New Hampshire men aren't a match for the Devil, we might as well give the country back to the Indians.
-Stephen Vincent Benet (1898-1943), The Devil and Daniel Webster
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