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Ray Bradbury

When I was in eighth grade my English teacher set aside two classes a week where all we did was read.  There were no book reports or projects, no discussion groups, no assigned reading.  You picked your own book and … Continue reading

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Every Book I Read in 2011

Here’s my book list of 2011.  All links are to the product page at Amazon.  Buy anything through my link and I get a cut, I then use the cut to buy more books.  This past year was probably the … Continue reading

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The Dark Side of the Earth

The Dark Side of the Earth by Alfred Bester After reading his novel The Stars My Destination and this collection of short stories, Alfred Bester is becoming one of my favorite sci-fi writers of the 50’s/60’s era.  He was comparatively … Continue reading

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Book Reports on Books You’ll Never Read #2

Amusing the Million: Coney Island at the Turn of the Century by John F. Kasson It wasn’t until the beginning of the 20th century that Americans invented fun.  Strange to think of thousands of years of civilization without fun.  With … Continue reading

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Everything I read in 2010

To the best of my recollection, these are the books I read in 2010.  Click on the title for the Amazon link. If you buy it through my link I get 4% of the sale.  That helps me out and … Continue reading

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Book Reports on Books You’ll Never Read #1

Book Reports on Books You’ll Never Read #1: “D.B. Cooper: What Really Happened” by Max Gunther On the night before Thanksgiving, 1971, a man who became known in the press as D.B. Cooper hijacked a Boeing 727 flying out of … Continue reading

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