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    On Bullshit

    Written by a prominent moral philosopher, Professor Emeritus Harry Frankfurt of Princeton University, this is quite some book. For starters it's about a 30-something page academic paper published in this tiny pocketbook sized hardback edition. Only a famous in-house scholar...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M May 26, 2012

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    Principles Of Physical Geology

    by Professor Arthur Holmes FRS. A blast from the past. The other day I read something, I forget what now, about magma. I knew it was about hot stuff from the earth, but couldn't say anymore than that. I went to my bookshelves. Took down this great volume. Index. Page numbers...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M Nov 21, 2012

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    I Have A Few :-)

    1. Time Traveler's Wife - best time traveling writing ever.2. The Eyre Affair (et al from Jasper Fforde) - if you love books & literary references3. Kushiel Saga by Jacqueline Carey - awesome religious concepts, well written4. A Year In Lapland by Hugh Beach - wonderful...
    PrairieDog71 PrairieDog71 41-45, M Jun 13, 2012

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    Sophia Loren: A Life In Pictures

    Nice title, with an appropriate pun for what is mainly a picture book. Published in 2008, it is a compilation work, with a small amount of bio text combined with pix by many photographers. Large coffee table format. I have been in love with The Goddess since I first saw her in...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M May 25, 2012

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    The Anthropic Cosmological Principle

    The above title by John Barrow of Cambridge University and Frank Tipler of Tulane University. Published 1986. It's not everyday you hear a distinguished and famous scientist called - by his peers - a crackpot. That's Tipler's burden. For, following this book he published 2...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M 1 Response Dec 23, 2011

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    Lynn's Legacy

    Written by Christa Johnson, MD  The author was inspired to write this book after the death of a very close friend The book includes two meditation CD's and the chapters include: Holistic approach Meditation Gratitude Mindfulness Imagery Lovingkindness Spirituality...
    Orangetas Orangetas 51-55, F 18 Responses Nov 30, 2009

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    A Bright Shining Lie

    subtitled: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam, by Neil Sheehan. Sheehan was a journalist covering the American war in Indochina. When he met Vann the latter was a mid-level officer (Lieutenant Colonel). He paints an amazing picture of Vann the man, Vann the soldier and Vann...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M Jul 13, 2012

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    World's In Collision

    I came across this book many years ago and found it facinating. Skeptic magazine did a whole issue on this book claiming the whole thing was peudoscience, However they never explained How any specific theory was wrong. I believe Professer Veliscousky was on to something. His...
    katysboy katysboy 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 31, 2011

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    I Found This Book To Be Fascinating

    When this group logo appeared on my profile page as a possible interest I made my decision on the picture alone. What I saw on the picture itself was the Bible. I really find fascinating about this book is that no one can just read its pages and not have their life transformed. I...
    LovelyFace LovelyFace 41-45 1 Response Sep 5, 2010

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    The Emperor's New Mind

    Subtitle is: concerning computers, minds, and the laws of physics. By the former Oxford don Sir Roger Penrose. Penrose is one of the greatest theoretical physicists of the twentieth century. This book came out in 1989 and I acquired it and read it not long after. It is due for a...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M 1 Response Jun 1, 2012

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    "the Bell Jar" S.plath

       "The Bell Jar" by Sylvia Plath. I was blown away by her style of writing, beautiful, amazing  voice of a poet  narrating a story in proze. Be careful though, this is an authobiographical novel about Plath's struggle with suicidal depression, and it will...
    juliexplosion juliexplosion 22-25 Sep 6, 2010

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    The Road To Reality

    subtitled A Complete Guide to the Laws of the Universe, by Roger Penrose. The author is Rouse Ball Emeritus Professor of Mathematics at Oxford University. A leading theoretician for most of his life, he is one of those folk we like to refer to as experts. He knows his ****. It...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M Jul 11, 2012

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    Model Ecosystems

    Full title is Stability & Complexity in Model Ecosystems, by Lord Robert May of Oxford. Keen and attentive readers of my drivel and dare will recall that I wrote about this book in another Experience when I was last reading it. Now I'm reading again. It wasn't planned. I picked...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M May 2, 2012

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    The Laws Of Thermodynamics

    I hated high school. I was living consumed by mentally ill parents, father dying, mother being dragged down working overtime on his dying, myself no doubt when I reflect in hindsight, also mentally ill. I lost all interest and began failing regularly. I was a straight A stream...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M 1 Response Dec 4, 2011

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    The Holy Bible

    It is the most important, useful, interesting, and enlightening book you'll ever read. Follow the teachings of this book, and you will find true happiness! (Not to mention salvation!)
    BlessedOne777 BlessedOne777 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 10, 2010

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    The Origin Of Species

    The great Charles Darwin's classic. It is good to read, especially given that nineteenth century scholarship is not renowned for the quality of writing involved. CD too can be a bit convoluted from time to time, but in the main he writes simply, clearly and to the point. For any...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M Dec 12, 2011

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    The Golden Bough

    A nineteenth century classic written by the Scottish anthropologist James Frazer. A large tome whose content is the mythology of northern and southern Europe, with an odd tale from elsewhere as well. Like almost all of his contemporaries, Frazer does not write all that well, and...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M Dec 12, 2011

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    Private Presley

    Full title is Private Presley: The Missing Years, Elvis in Germany. By Andreas Schroder, published 1993. I have owned it pretty much since it came out, but can't for the life of me recall where I bought it. I read it immediately back then. Since the beginning, from 1954 with Sam...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M May 25, 2012

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    I Really Enjoyed...

    The World Without Us by Alan Wiesman. I found it to be really interesting, as a matter of fact it's now one of my favorite books. Unlike my usual way of reading, I read this sporadically and gave myself time to ruminate over what I'd read, and over all it was seriously...
    SacchrineSmile SacchrineSmile 16-17, F Dec 5, 2009

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    I could spend hours in a good bookstore. I love to explore every section and almost always leave with a stack of books. Which will be sitting unread for weeks while I catch up...
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    I don't know why, but they are fascinating. I want to know why they do what they do. Maybe lost family member, bored with life, completely insane, revenge on the world, believes he...
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    Ever since I was of grammar school age I loved learning, and I come from a traditional two parent home where my father worked and my mother stayed home. Both of my parents had the...
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    Bookstores are magical. Especially huge ones that can be found with multiple floors. You can find a pile of books, each one a different genre, curl up in a corner and stay there...
    ZydecoVivo ZydecoVivo 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    I just finished them and I must say that I LOVE these books. The ending to the 3rd was a bit disappointing but I found myself the entire time, wishing that there was still another...
    sammy0216 sammy0216 22-25, F Aug 12

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    Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah! That is probably my favourite book ever! It is so inspirational, moving and enlightening :) It is the whole package: love, loss, friendship, tragedy...
    Sharebare519 Sharebare519 13-15, F Aug 20

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    Th1rteen R3asons Why Thought I'd read the book overnight, but i got sick and it took me 3 days to read it. I like the book. I won't say I love it but I kind of do somehow. I...
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    I never loved myself. I begun to be promiscuous.. I didn't value myself or body. I graduated college this year, I accomplished that but I still felt inadequate. I ran to guys for...
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    Ever since I was a little kid I always had a love for reading. To me it was one of my escapes, and rather then go out and play I could be found inside with a book. I
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    I had been working like mad for the past year to get my book published! Finally after a year of butt-kissing, a publisher has agreed to publish my book! So happy as of this point!
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    When I go to a book store it's an event for me. I don't run in and find a book and leave. I get lost (figuratively) slowly winding from one aisle to the next. I always go alone...
    didyouseethat didyouseethat 41-45, F Aug 13

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    I just found this site by mistake if you will. I was searching for blogs, and boards about reading and book stores and came across this site so very looking forward to meeting...
    loveofreading30 loveofreading30 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 21

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    I feel enlightened in book stores. Especially used book stores. There is the smell of a book store, bleached paper and perhaps the aroma of coffee seeping in from a corner...
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    I am not a bookworm. In fact, I hate reading. How should I say this? I collect books, not for the sake of reading. I just merely like collecting them and bragging about owning...
    dustyoldclock dustyoldclock 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    I just finished reading 'Fault in our stars' for the first time 2 days back and today watched the movie. Damn the book was so beautiful! At the same time, the actors also did a...
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    There was a bookstore near my hometown in Florida that my brother took me, and when he first took me there, we both were like, "We'll look around and probably won't stay for too...
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 3

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