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Further Book Consumption

The Mysterious Benedict Society,
The Mysterious Benedict Society: and the Perilous Journey,
The Mysterious Benedict Society: and the Prisoners Dilemma
– by Trenton Lee Stewart

An excellent series, appropriate for adults as well as…

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David Schonauer’s Summer Reading List – PopPhoto – June 2006 “Photography is a matter of eyes, intuition, and intellect,”

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Bed Books, the revolutionary way to print books for comfortable reading in bed. Its about time someone did this…

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Complete list – 2005 [OCLC – OCLC Top 1000] the intellectual works that have been judged to be worth owning by the "purchase vote" of libraries around the globe.

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The Little Men Who Love Little House – Why boys like girls books. By Emily Bazelon I read rather broadly when I was a kid, mostly because I would run out of books of my…

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Thackery on Hatred and Consistency

In describing the character and motivations of one Mr. Osborne toward a certain Mr. Sedley:One of the great conditions of anger and hatred is, that you must tell and believe lies against the hated object,…

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Thackery on Learning to Pray

Describing the not so venerable Mrs. Crawley:Picture to yourself, oh fair young reader, a worldly, selfish, graceless, thankless, religionless old woman, writhing in pain and fear, and without her wig. Picture her to yourself, and…

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The Books I Read in 2005

Last Year, a couple people posted what they read the year before. The idea intrigued me, so I kept a list this year. This year saw a return for me to Science Fiction, and to…

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Links for July 5th, 2005

US donations to Africa outstrip that of Europe by 15 to 1Apparently the Make Poverty History and Live 8 campaigns did not take into account the private giving of US citizens and corporations which amount…