Roy S. (RoyDS) - Reviews

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The Agony and the Ecstasy: A Biographical Novel of Michelangelo
The Agony and the Ecstasy: A Biographical Novel of Michelangelo
Author: Irving Stone
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.6/5 Stars.
 7
Review Date: 1/20/2007


A classic! I read it the first time I traveled to Florence; a great accompaniment


The All-True Travels and Adventures of Lidie Newton (Audio Cassette) (Abridged)
Review Date: 3/11/2007


A little known gem from Jane Smiley; on of the best read books on tape that I've ever listened to.


Amsterdam
Amsterdam
Author: Ian McEwan
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
 175
Review Date: 3/11/2007


Chilling; engrossing


Angle of Repose (Contemporary American Fiction)
Angle of Repose (Contemporary American Fiction)
Author: Wallace Stegner
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 140
Review Date: 1/23/2007


The best of Stegner's books -- fully worthy of aa Pulitzer!


Applied Mathematical Programming
Applied Mathematical Programming
Author: Stephen P. Bradley, Arnoldo C. Hax, Thomas L. Magnanti
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
 1
Review Date: 5/20/2009


The best textbook of its kind.


Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
Author: Dai Sijie, Ina Rilke (Translator)
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 682
Review Date: 1/21/2007
Helpful Score: 1


A wonderful little book; poignant insights into Mao's China


Baseball's Greatest Quotations
Baseball's Greatest Quotations
Author: Paul Dickson
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1
Review Date: 2/21/2007


If you're a fan, this is it!


The Best Alternate History Stories of the 20th Century
The Best Alternate History Stories of the 20th Century
Author: Martin Harry Greenberg
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 14
Review Date: 3/11/2007


A fascinating genre of sci-fi.


The Big Rock Candy Mountain
The Big Rock Candy Mountain
Author: Wallace Stegner
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 34
Review Date: 3/19/2007


Wallace Stegner at his best.


Blood Canticle (Vampire Chronicles, Bk 10)
Blood Canticle (Vampire Chronicles, Bk 10)
Author: Anne Rice
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 219
Review Date: 1/30/2007


If you like Lestat, read this!


Blow Fly (Kay Scarpetta, Bk 12) (Audio Cassette) (Abridged)
Review Date: 1/23/2007


classic Kay Scarpetta


The Boys of Summer
The Boys of Summer
Author: Roger Kahn
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 14
Review Date: 1/30/2007


If you're a baseball fan (particularly NL), this is a must read!


Breakfast of Champions
Breakfast of Champions
Author: Kurt Vonnegut
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 4.8/5 Stars.
 2
Review Date: 2/6/2007


If you're a Kurt Vonnegut fan, this is a must read! If you're not, then you should be -- but read "cat's Cradle" first.


Breathing Lessons
Breathing Lessons
Author: Anne Tyler
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 272
Review Date: 1/24/2007
Helpful Score: 1


One of Anne Tyler's best


Cell
Cell
Author: Stephen King
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 698
Review Date: 2/6/2007


A page-turner. I couldn't put it down.


The Challenge
The Challenge
Author: Robert F. Lundrigan
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1
Review Date: 2/8/2007


The sequel to "The Goal"


The Choirboys
The Choirboys
Author: Joseph Wambaugh
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
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Review Date: 3/22/2007


Great Wambaugh.


Cold Mountain
Cold Mountain
Author: Charles Frazier
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 718
Review Date: 3/22/2007


A classic -- way better than the movie.


Colony
Colony
Author: Anne Rivers Siddons
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 156
Review Date: 1/15/2007


Her very best!


Comedians
Comedians
Author: Arthur Grace
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 3
Review Date: 2/21/2007
Helpful Score: 1


The perfect "coffee table" photo book of the greatest comedians of all time -- George Burns to Billy Crystal to Lily Tomlin to Robin Williams to ...

A great book!


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