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The Catholic Church: A Short History (Modern Library Chronicles) by Hans Kung

On the origin of species by means of natural selection (chap.IV) by Charles Darwin

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The Renaissance by Paul Johnson

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Cathedral by Raymond Carver

El Principe / The Prince (Spanish Edition) by Niccolo Machiavelli

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TagsFiction (100), Novel (81), Nonfiction (66), History (52), USA (40), 20th Century (26), UK (20), Biography (17), Read in 2009 (14), Photography (14) — see all tags

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My Rating System:

***** _ : A really outstanding book, or a book that opened a new field/world to me, or a book that changed my life in some sense.
**** __ : An excellent book, I would hate to lose it.
*** ___ : A good book, I would read it again.
** ____ : I wouldn't mind if you take it from my library without asking...
* _____ : Wasted time!

Not Rated: It has a "NOT READ YET" tag, or I read it a long time ago and I am not sure about the rating. It is not a 5 star book anyway (or I should remember!).

About my libraryCurrently reading (November 2009):

"Middle Ages History" by Indro Montanelli
"Moral Essays" by Seneca
"Journey to the End of the Night", by L.F. Celine

Waiting in my night table:

"Le Jardin des Plantes", by Claude Simon

Finished this year:
38 (***__). "The Sportswriter", by Richard Ford
37 (****_). "Metaphysics of Love, Metaphysics of Death", by Arthur Schopenhauer
36 (****_). "The Nicomachean Ethics", by Aristotle
35 (****_). "On the origin of species", by Charles Darwin
34 (****_). "Discourse on Method", by Rene Descartes
33 (****_). "A Concise History of the American Republic", by Morison, Commager, Leuchtenburg
32 (****_). "Lord of the Flies", by William Golding
31 (*****). "And Quiet Flows The Don" Vol.4, by Mikhail Sholokhov
30 (*****). "And Quiet Flows The Don" Vol.3, by Mikhail Sholokhov
29 (*****). "And Quiet Flows The Don" Vol.2, by Mikhail Sholokhov
28 (*****). "And Quiet Flows The Don" Vol.1, by Mikhail Sholokhov
27 (****_). "The Soul Mountain", by Gao Xingjian
26 (***__). "Rafelstein", by Saul Bellow
25 (****_). "Nip the Buds, Shoot the Kids", by Kenzaburo Oe
24 (****_). "The Piano Teacher" by Elfriede Jelinek
23 (****_). "Beloved" by Toni Morrison
22 (****_). "History of the Mapuche People, XIX and XX Centuries" by José Bengoa
21 (***__). "Fateless" by Imre Kertesz
20 (****_). "Portnoy's Complaint" by Philip Roth
19 (****_). "The Proud Tower" by Barbara Tuchman
18 (*****). "Life and Fate" by Vassily Grossman
17 (***__). "The Revolutionary Career of Maximiliano Robespierre" by David P. Jordan
16 (***__). "The Sixties in Pictures" by James Lescott
15 (****_). "American Pastoral" by Philip Roth
14 (*****). "Seta" by Alessandro Baricco
13 (****_). "Baudolino" by Umberto Eco.
12 (****_). "Shadows on the Hudson" by Isaac Bashevis Singer
11 (***__). "The Good Terrorist": by Doris Lessing
10 (*****). "The War of the End of the World" by Mario Vargas Llosa
_9 (****_). "Suite Francaise" by Irene Nemirovsky
_8 (***__). "The Tunnel" by Ernesto Sabato
_7 (***__). "Abbadon El Exterminator" by Ernesto Sabato
_6 (***__). "The Age of Extremes: A History of the World, 1914-1991" by Eric Hobsbawm
_5 (***__). "The Theory of Everything: The Origin and Fate of the Universe" by Stephen Hawkin
_4 (***__). "Love In the Time of Cholera" by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
_3 (**___). "Big Eyed Women" by Angeles Mastretta
_2 (*____). "The Neruda Case" by Roberto Ampuero
_1 (**___). "The Cathedral of the Sea" by Ildefonso Falcones

Groups50 Book Challenge, Historical Fiction, History at 30,000 feet: The Big Picture, Reading Globally


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Currently readingHistoria de La Edad Media/ Middle Ages History (Ensayo-His) (Spanish Edition) by Indro Montanelli
Seneca: Moral Essays, Volume I by Seneca
Journey to the End of the Night by Louis-Ferdinand Celine

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