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Tag Archives: book
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][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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I started up a [Facebook profile](http://csus.facebook.com/profile.php?id=588993384) a few days ago, after [Joseph] linked to the [Facebook platform wiki](http://joseph.randomnetworks.com/archives/2007/06/12/links-for-sat-2-dec-2000-through-tue-12-jun-2007/). 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
![HP7 cover](http://ec1.images-amazon.com/images/I/41unlrhUIVL._SS400_.jpg) Book #7 of the “Harry Potter” series, [Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows][hp7], 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 … 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! Continue reading
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My introduction to “Discworld”
I finished reading Monstrous Regiment, my first exposure to Terry Pratchett’s “Discworld” series. Continue reading
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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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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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An interesting survey… Continue reading
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