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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

    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

    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

    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

    "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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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
    Mar 31, 2011

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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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    chilloutab2 chilloutab2
    36-40, M
    Apr 21
    Last Post: "Books may well be the only true magic."
    SpaceOddity00 SpaceOddity00
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 21
    Cloonifying? So recently i've been dreaming that my character has been morphing into George Clooney and wow...out of all the transformations my character has gone through I wasn't...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13
    22-25, M
    Apr 20
    I have a kindle and a paperwhite and I still go back to my books. the feeling of the paper and the smell. I'll always go back to the books.
    penpalwriter penpalwriter
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Apr 20
    I read quite a bit and always find comfort when I find a really good book to read.
    natalie243 natalie243
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 20
    I read all Sarah Dessen's books from 12-15. Not because I related to the teenage girl protagonists but because their troubled lives were not troubled at all lol. It was a nice...
    yasmine98 yasmine98
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 20
    Many people, myself among them, feel better at the mere sight of a book. ~Jane Smiley.
    SpaceOddity00 SpaceOddity00
    18-21, F
    Apr 20
    Ahh, the smell of age and time itself; it makes you feel like holding old books like that with a degree of reverence.
    moondiva moondiva
    36-40, F
    Apr 19
    Found this awesome place called fetlife.com and I love it!!! Come with me! My screen name is LovinBDSM
    BEHINDxTHExROPES BEHINDxTHExROPES
    31-35, M
    Apr 19
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    Loretta78 Loretta78
    36-40, F
    Apr 19
    i found Ep whole searching for something pervy but EP helped me to change myself a lot..
    MysteriousLion MysteriousLion
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 19
    At times I think to myself: "Drop the book and get stuff done!" Then, I laugh and turn the page.
    SpaceOddity00 SpaceOddity00
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Apr 19
    After months of wondering, asking Angels if this whole TF thing is real, I have been shown many signs that this is real (Signs ranging from number sequences, animals, butterflies...
    Kd414 Kd414
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Apr 18
    I found this site by accident originally and I'm glad I did. I'll miss it.... It's been a nice little escape.... Feeling the need to say my goodbyes as Thursday will roll around...
    Natasha9696 Natasha9696
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Apr 18
    Happiness is... Returning from the bookstore with a bunch of great new books.
    SpaceOddity00 SpaceOddity00
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 17
    Books: One of the easiest things to pick up & possibly the hardest things to put down.
    SpaceOddity00 SpaceOddity00
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 16
    I really want this book called "we are here too" olive L.C Haynes's letters and diaries from WW1 (November 1914 to February 1918).
    mblan11 mblan11
    18-21, F
    Apr 16
    https://www.wattpad.com/story/33979199-way-of-the-woad-book-one-of-the-laoch-series Historical fiction. Gods, Immortal Warriors, Magic and Romance. A great read.
    RebekahS RebekahS
    18-21, F
    Apr 16
    I found this site by accident and I have no idea how. Now after a short period of time they're "hitting pause" and the site will just be there but we cant use it... I'm incredibly...
    Caleyz Caleyz
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Apr 16
    But I guess this is where it all ends. I'm not going to wait until the last day to remove the app - Today is my final day on EP. I want to thank everyone from ExperienceProject...
    akaShaun akaShaun
    18-21, M
    4 Responses Apr 15
    As I lay in bed at night, I ask myself.... What will happen in the next chapter of the book?
    SpaceOddity00 SpaceOddity00
    18-21, F
    7 Responses Apr 13
    what a man,,,,great read https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HvMq1gds7bU &..& http://www.bloomberg.com/politics/videos/2016-04-12/ron-fournier-on-how-his-son-taught-him-to-be-a-parent
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 13
    Has anyone read Ellen Hopkins rumble or traffick? I'm thinking about getting them but I've seen a few bad reviews about rumble. I do have an read all of her other books.
    beautifullybroken29 beautifullybroken29
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 13
    History, history, history and occasional biographies. I combined both when I wrote my 'Women of Scotland' but only scraped the surface. There is always so much more to learn!
    helensusanswift helensusanswift
    18-21, F
    Apr 13
    https://www.wattpad.com/story/33979199-way-of-the-woad-book-one-of-the-laoch-series Historical fiction novel, Fantasy, Gods, Immortal Warriors...a story to get lost in. My first...
    RebekahS RebekahS
    18-21, F
    Apr 12
    https://www.wattpad.com/story/33979199-way-of-the-woad-book-one-of-the-laoch-series Historical fiction novel, Fantasy, Gods, Immortal Warriors...a story to get lost in.
    RebekahS RebekahS
    18-21, F
    Apr 12
    https://www.wattpad.com/story/33979199-way-of-the-woad-book-one-of-the-laoch-series Historical fiction novel, Fantasy, Gods, Immortal Warriors...a story to get lost in.
    RebekahS RebekahS
    18-21, F
    Apr 12
    I'm so happy I found EP indeed, and I wish I could meet his owner one-day. I wish I could help him to keep up that but..:( Goodbye EP, Thank you very much for being a part in my...
    Modyf Modyf
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 12
    I love books although I can't keep up with reading them... I just found a book at the dollar store that selling for $19. I feel like I made the best deal for the year. I didn't...
    toniyl toniyl
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 12
    Goodreads is a great site for book lovers. If you don't know it already, I highly recommend it. Its a great way to find books and keep track of what you read.
    dasanitr dasanitr
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 11
    this book will be on my entire life from birth to my end it will be very detailed and thoughtful every action I've done good and bad it will be the truth. in it's pages. I'll write...
    SladeBolinLeaderofEp SladeBolinLeaderofEp
    18-21, M
    Apr 9
    Person: Do you know any good books? Me: Are you sure you're ready for this conversation?
    SpaceOddity00 SpaceOddity00
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Apr 9
    https://www.wattpad.com/story/33979199-way-of-the-woad-book-one-of-the-laoch-series Free on Wattpad, historical fiction with gods magic and Immortal Warriors. grateful read.
    RebekahS RebekahS
    18-21, F
    Apr 9
    I love the smell of a dusty old tome that has passed hands for a long time :P
    jarocho jarocho
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 9
    I need books to read. Anyone please. Not story books. I need books on human development. Books on the human body. Books on life. Books on self development. Books to improve...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee
    70+, F
    13 Responses Apr 9
    "Homecoming" by Cynthia Voigt, copyright 1981, found at a resale shop. Page 95+.... ...... .... if God gets me through this divorce and cancer, he can get me through...
    Likewise2 Likewise2
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 9
    I've always been a little odd. At the age of seven, i was watching crime shows, while my friends were watching disney channel. I was the kid reading James Patterson and Jeffery...
    bambam1155 bambam1155
    13-15, F
    3 Responses Apr 9
    that is me i love reading books does that make me a nerd sure why i don't care ehat other people think of i like the way i am
    girlsnightout123 girlsnightout123
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 9
    OMG I just found out that im a therian and a grey wolf can someone tell me WHAT ON EARTH IS GOING ON!!!!
    QueenCatp10 QueenCatp10
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 8
    Almost everything or possibly everything is made up of fractals, especially the trees, those amaze me probably the most
    Wisdomjay Wisdomjay
    18-21, M
    Apr 7
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    Lavender007 Lavender007
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Apr 7
    I love to Read books but More interested in Spiritual , Psychological , Autobiography of Famous People ... Can Anyone Suggest Some Good Books
    Amnik Amnik
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Apr 7
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