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Gabriela, Cravo e Canela
Jorge Amado
Progress: 157/358 pages
Seven Pillars of Wisdom: A Triumph (The Authorized Doubleday/Doran Edition)
T.E. Lawrence
Progress: 189/672 pages
The Creature from Jekyll Island: A Second Look at the Federal Reserve
G. Edward Griffin
Progress: 41/608 pages
Peter the Great
Robert K. Massie
Progress: 472/934 pages
Under the Loving Care of the Fatherly Leader: North Korea and the Kim Dynasty
Bradley K. Martin
A Time for Trumpets: The Untold Story of the Battle of the Bulge
Charles B. MacDonald
Progress: 191/712 pages
The German Army 1933-1945
Matthew Cooper
Progress: 198/598 pages
Corporal Hitler and the Great War 1914-1918: The List Regiment
John F Williams
Progress: 22/238 pages

KOMET'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF 2013 (Fiction & Non-fiction)

Glamorous Powers - Susan Howatch The Georgetown Ladies' Social Club: Power, Passion, and Politics in the Nation's Capital - C. David Heymann A People's History of the United States (2010 Edition) - Howard Zinn The Dancing Years - Cynthia Harrod-Eagles Falling - Elizabeth Jane Howard The Silver Spitfire - Tom Neil I Told You So: Gore Vidal Talks Politics: Interviews with Jon Wiener - Gore Vidal, Jon Wiener Nice Work If You Can Get It - Dean Saunders Kitty Steals the Show (Kitty Norville #10) - Carrie Vaughn Behind the Scenes: or, Thirty Years a Slave, and Four Years in the White House - Elizabeth Keckley,  William L. Andrews (Introduction)


Here's a cross section of some of the books I read this year that gave me the most pleasure, as well as insight and edification.