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The Savior Generals: How Five Great Commanders Saved Wars That Were Lost - From Ancient Greece to Iraq by Victor Davis Hanson

Beowulf: Old English Edition (Penguin English Poets) by Anonymous

Speaking of Liberty by Llewellyn H. Rockwell Jr.

Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond

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Lucifer's Hammer by Larry and Niven, Jerry Pournelle

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CollectionsRemove from library (37), E-Books (184), Owned, read, passed on (416), ARCs (55), Your library (3,948), Currently reading (4), To read (2,012), Read but unowned (599), All collections (3,948)

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TagsSF (551), American Civil War (509), Second World War (286), Fiction (221), Historical Fiction (165), Military History (147), Alternate History (125), Biography (125), Fantasy (107), Mystery (105) — see all tags

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About my libraryIt's split between bookshelves and boxes in the basement. Actually plastic waterproof containers. I had a bad experience with water damage once before. My library has a lot of military history and SF in it, but there is lots of other stuff mixed in.

If a book has a rating I've read it but don't necessarily still have a copy. If it has not been rated that means I own it and haven’t read it. That category is embarrassingly high; it seems I get books much faster then I can read them

Groups75 Books Challenge for 2009, 75 Books Challenge for 2010, 75 Books Challenge for 2011, 75 Books Challenge for 2012, 75 Books Challenge for 2013, 75 Books Challenge for 2014, 75 Books Challenge for 2015, 75 Books Challenge for 2016, American Civil War, American Historyshow all groups

Favorite authorsDouglas Adams, James Bovard, Jimmy Buffett, Bernard Cornwell, David Drake, Ian Fleming, C. S. Forester, James W. Hall, Carl Hiaasen, John Keegan, Elmore Leonard, Morgan Llywelyn, John D. MacDonald, Edward Marston, Peter McWilliams, Patrick O'Brian, P. J. O'Rourke, George P. Pelecanos, Ellis Peters, Jerry Pournelle, Fred Venable Reed, Jr., Carl Sagan, Michael F. Scheuer, S. M. Stirling, David Weber (Shared favorites)


Favorite bookstoresC & W Used Books - Woodbridge

Favorite librariesPotomac Community Library, Prince William Public Library System


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LocationThe Great Commonwealth of Virginia

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Member sinceDec 8, 2007

Currently readingLion's Blood: A Novel of Slavery and Freedom in an Alternate America by Steven Barnes
Brain Games - Useless Trivia Puzzles: Peculiar Puzzles to Engage All Minds (Brain Games - Trivia) by Publications International Ltd.
Ancient Bones: Unearthing the Astonishing New Story of How We Became Human by Madelaine Böhme

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