2009 Books Part Two

A Listmania! list by Marathoner "Avid Reader" (New York City)
 
Wrestling with Moses: How Jane Jacobs Took On New York's Master Builder and Transformed the American City
1.  Wrestling with Moses: How Jane Jacobs Took On New York's Master Builder and Transformed the American City by Anthony Flint
The list author says:
  "awesome!!!"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

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The Late Shift: Letterman, Leno & the Network Battle for the Night
2.  The Late Shift: Letterman, Leno & the Network Battle for the Night by Bill Carter
The list author says:
  "a romp - very fun!!"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

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I'm Dying Up Here: Heartbreak and High Times in Stand-up Comedy's Golden Era
3.  I'm Dying Up Here: Heartbreak and High Times in Stand-up Comedy's Golden Era by William Knoedelseder
The list author says:
  "great"
Used & New from: $1.17
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (62 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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LeMay: The Life and Wars of General Curtis LeMay
4.  LeMay: The Life and Wars of General Curtis LeMay by Warren Kozak
The list author says:
  "good - always wanted to learn about him"
$19.17   Used & New from: $0.67
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (94 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Vanished Smile: The Mysterious Theft of Mona Lisa
5.  Vanished Smile: The Mysterious Theft of Mona Lisa by R. A. Scotti
The list author says:
  "great"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (77 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

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Wolves of the Calla (The Dark Tower, Book 5)
6.  Wolves of the Calla (The Dark Tower, Book 5) by Stephen King
The list author says:
  "keepin it going"
$8.49   Used & New from: $1.78
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (725 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

The Strategy and Tactics of Pricing: A Guide to Growing More Profitably (4th Edition)
7.  The Strategy and Tactics of Pricing: A Guide to Growing More Profitably (4th Edition) by John E. Hogan PhD
The list author says:
  "excellent business book"
Used & New from: $4.00
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

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Song of Susannah (The Dark Tower, Book 6)
8.  Song of Susannah (The Dark Tower, Book 6) by Stephen King
The list author says:
  "winding down the road......ka"
$8.54   Used & New from: $1.98
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (646 customer reviews)

The Lost Symbol (Dan Brown)
9.  The Lost Symbol (Dan Brown) by Dan Brown
The list author says:
  "a romp but ends up pretty average."
$20.36   Used & New from: $0.01
3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4,427 customer reviews) | 105 customer discussions

Richard Matheson's I Am Legend (Graphic Novel)
10.  Richard Matheson's I Am Legend (Graphic Novel) by Steve Niles
The list author says:
  "very enjoyable"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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How The Mighty Fall: And Why Some Companies Never Give In
11.  How The Mighty Fall: And Why Some Companies Never Give In by Jim Collins
The list author says:
  "short but sweet.  glad I borrowed it."
$19.09   Used & New from: $2.97
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (168 customer reviews)

Waltz with Bashir: A Lebanon War Story
12.  Waltz with Bashir: A Lebanon War Story by Ari Folman
The list author says:
  "powerful"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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Safe Area Gorazde: The War in Eastern Bosnia 1992-1995
13.  Safe Area Gorazde: The War in Eastern Bosnia 1992-1995 by Joe Sacco
The list author says:
  "interesting"
$14.14   Used & New from: $8.66
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)

Homer & Langley: A Novel
14.  Homer & Langley: A Novel by E. L. Doctorow
The list author says:
  "ok"
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (213 customer reviews)

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The Dark Tower (The Dark Tower, Book 7)
15.  The Dark Tower (The Dark Tower, Book 7) by Stephen King
The list author says:
  "the quest ends."
$8.54   Used & New from: $5.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,162 customer reviews) | 8 customer discussions

Under and Alone: The True Story of the Undercover Agent Who Infiltrated America's Most Violent Outlaw Motorcycle Gang
16.  Under and Alone: The True Story of the Undercover Agent Who Infiltrated America's Most Violent Outlaw Motorcycle Gang by Douglas Century
The list author says:
  "good story"
$12.48   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (409 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Outlook 2003 For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/Tech))
17.  Outlook 2003 For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/Tech)) by Bill Dyszel
The list author says:
  "info"
Used & New from: $1.52

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Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen
18.  Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen by Christopher McDougall
The list author says:
  "should have been an article"
$18.84   Used & New from: $0.88
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,552 customer reviews)

Persuasive Business Proposals: Writing to Win More Customers, Clients, and Contracts
19.  Persuasive Business Proposals: Writing to Win More Customers, Clients, and Contracts by Tom Sant
The list author says:
  "a couple of nuggets"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

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The Road to the Dark Tower: Exploring Stephen King's Magnum Opus
20.  The Road to the Dark Tower: Exploring Stephen King's Magnum Opus by Bev Vincent
The list author says:
  "good summation - time to move on..."
$13.35   Used & New from: $0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews)

As They See 'Em: A Fan's Travels in the Land of Umpires
21.  As They See 'Em: A Fan's Travels in the Land of Umpires by Bruce Weber
The list author says:
  "disappointing.  little history and a lot of his personal experience being an ump.  Better book is Lucciano's."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (69 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Fitness Swimming, Second Edition
22.  Fitness Swimming, Second Edition by Emmett W. Hines
The list author says:
  "not too good"
$13.33   Used & New from: $4.72
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (50 customer reviews)

C.C. Pyle's Amazing Foot Race: The True Story of the 1928 Coast-to-Coast Run Across America
23.  C.C. Pyle's Amazing Foot Race: The True Story of the 1928 Coast-to-Coast Run Across America by Geoff Williams
The list author says:
  "not good"
Used & New from: $0.02
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

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Emergency: This Book Will Save Your Life
24.  Emergency: This Book Will Save Your Life by Neil Strauss
The list author says:
  "terrible"
$14.41   Used & New from: $0.03
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (256 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do?
25.  Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do? by Michael J. Sandel
The list author says:
  "a hard read."
Used & New from: $6.73
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (318 customer reviews)

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In the President's Secret Service: Behind the Scenes with Agents in the Line of Fire and the Presidents They Protect
26.  In the President's Secret Service: Behind the Scenes with Agents in the Line of Fire and the Presidents They Protect by Ronald Kessler
The list author says:
  "writer was lazy - took the easy way out.  a lot of rumor and such.  very disappointed with the book"
$21.28   Used & New from: $0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (918 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Alpha Dogs: The Americans Who Turned Political Spin into a Global Business
27.  Alpha Dogs: The Americans Who Turned Political Spin into a Global Business by James Harding
The list author says:
  "above average but my interest ebbed toward the end"
$15.91   Used & New from: $0.29
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

The Complete Guide to Sales Force Incentive Compensation: How to Design and Implement Plans That Work
28.  The Complete Guide to Sales Force Incentive Compensation: How to Design and Implement Plans That Work by Andris A. Zoltners
The list author says:
  "great"
$57.57   Used & New from: $31.00
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

The Nobel Prize: A History of Genius, Controversy, and Prestige
29.  The Nobel Prize: A History of Genius, Controversy, and Prestige by Burton Feldman
The list author says:
  "very good"
Used & New from: $0.34
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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The Day the World Came to Town: 9/11 in Gander, Newfoundland
30.  The Day the World Came to Town: 9/11 in Gander, Newfoundland by Jim DeFede
The list author says:
  "cute but got redundent"
$12.40   Used & New from: $0.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (328 customer reviews)

Duma Key: A Novel
31.  Duma Key: A Novel by Stephen King
$8.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,015 customer reviews) | 25 customer discussions

Super Freakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance
32.  Super Freakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance by Steven D. Levitt
$22.94   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (753 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

Pirate Latitudes: A Novel
33.  Pirate Latitudes: A Novel by Michael Crichton
The list author says:
  "terrible"
$19.03   Used & New from: $0.01
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (648 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

Soccer Against the Enemy: How the World's Most Popular Sport Starts and Fuels Revolutions and Keeps Dictators in Power
34.  Soccer Against the Enemy: How the World's Most Popular Sport Starts and Fuels Revolutions and Keeps Dictators in Power by Simon Kuper
The list author says:
  "not good"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

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I Only Roast the Ones I Love: Busting Balls Without Burning Bridges
35.  I Only Roast the Ones I Love: Busting Balls Without Burning Bridges by Jeffrey Ross
The list author says:
  "awesome!!"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)

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Night Shift
36.  Night Shift by Stephen King
The list author says:
  "classic King"
$27.50   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (370 customer reviews)

Blaze: A Novel
37.  Blaze: A Novel by Stephen King
$8.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (289 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

AC/DC: The Savage Tale of the First Standards War
38.  AC/DC: The Savage Tale of the First Standards War by Tom McNichol
$18.92   Used & New from: $3.19
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

Cooperstown Confidential: Heroes, Rogues, and the Inside Story of the Baseball Hall of Fame
39.  Cooperstown Confidential: Heroes, Rogues, and the Inside Story of the Baseball Hall of Fame by Zev Chafets
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)

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A Fiery Peace in a Cold War: Bernard Schriever and the Ultimate Weapon
40.  A Fiery Peace in a Cold War: Bernard Schriever and the Ultimate Weapon by Neil Sheehan
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (85 customer reviews)

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Frank Muller vs. George Guidall 41 24 days ago
Pre-orders 1 Aug 20, 2014
Delivery Time for Kindle Pre-Orders 17 May 27, 2014
Was General Curtis LeMay a war criminal? 15 Jan 27, 2014
The far feteched ending of The Lost Symbol 3 Aug 19, 2013
Product Placement 7 Jun 10, 2013
what exactly was the lost symbol anyways? 20 May 31, 2013
On the ending 96 May 16, 2013
Why do Kindle books cost as much as paperbacks? 2 Mar 19, 2013
Where is book 3 2 Mar 19, 2013
Decoding The Lost Symbols Conference 7 Dec 6, 2012
What to read next? 0 Feb 1, 2012
 
   

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