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The Dark Tower

Back in September 2011, I (and many other geeks) was introduced to NPR’s “Top 100 Science Fiction and Fantasy Books” via SFsignal’s amazing flowchart. I had already experienced about half of the books, but that still left quite a few … Continue reading

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“The No A$$hole Rule”

A few days ago I finished a book by Robert I. Sutton PhD, The No Asshole Rule. The title may be a little off-putting for some folks, but as the author explained in an interview, there really isn’t a polite … Continue reading

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Facebook

I started up a Facebook profile a few days ago, after Joseph linked to the Facebook platform wiki. Looks like a less juvenile version of myspace. Let’s hope it stays that way. And please, God, don’t allow people to start … Continue reading

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Harry Potter 7 arrival

Book #7 of the “Harry Potter” series, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, will be released in California in exactly 840 (4*5*6*7) hours, or 35 days from right now. I plan on being one of the first people on the … Continue reading

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New books at Modoc Hall OBCZ!

BookCrossing user KimKerry sent a box of books for the OBCZ at Modoc Hall. Thank you!

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My introduction to “Discworld”

I finished reading Monstrous Regiment, my first exposure to Terry Pratchett’s “Discworld” series.

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Finished reading Great Expectations

I finally finished reading one of Charles Dickens’ masterpieces, Great Expectations. I loved Volume 1 (Pip’s childhood) — Dickens’ humor is prevalent, and Pip is a lovable character. I have to admit, I got bogged down in Volume 2. The … Continue reading

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Free e-texts

Some time ago I was waiting in line at the DMV, wishing that I had remembered to bring a book with me, when I realized that I always carried my PDA–why not just look for some free e-texts and slurp … Continue reading

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Another book to be read

Dang, here I am almost caught up on my reading and Acetylene goes and blogs something I must read–Sinclair Lewis’s It Can’t Happen Here. Curse you, Acetylene! Next time the blog-bug bites, fill out a survey or something.

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Seven things…

An interesting survey…

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