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Old 01-02-2005, 01:51 PM
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I've read two more very good books that I'm recomending to every one

1) Why People Believe Weird Things: Pseudoscience, Superstition, and Other Confusions of Our Time
by Stephen Jay Gould (Foreword), Michael Shermer
2) Sabbaths Theater by Philip Roth


I'm currently reading TC Boyles The Inner Cirlce and it's pretty good so far. The old lady is pressuring me into reading The DaVinci Code. I guess that's next.

The Inner Cirlce was good but not as good as Drop City . The DaVinci Code is next, I really don't have a choice at this point.
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Empires of Light - The electrical battles of Edison, Tesla, and Westinghouse. Fascinating, but I would have appreciated more actual physics in it. Plus cowbell.
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I just finished A Million Little Pieces by James Frey?

Anyone else read it?
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No. I am reading the Kitty Kelley gossip book about the Bush dynasty.
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I think the dollar will crash irreparably by 2012.... bottom drops out of the dollar. ....Dollars are worthless, 401ks are bust, the markets are valueless...government assumes control over all industry and everything is nationalized by the end of 2012. - gomer_tree
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The Handbook of Fixed Income Securities, Fabozzi. Edition 7, 2005.
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Arthur Schlesenger, "The Life and Times of Robert Kennedy."

Got it for 3 bucks at the thrift store. I was about 2/3 done, when I realized that the book I got was volume one of two. Very disappointing.
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Freakonomics by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner.

I'm about halfway through, so far I like it though.

Also was inspired by the movie's release to go back through The Chronicles of Narnia... but I'm getting bored around book 4, which is what I remember happening when I was little too.
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The Handbook of Fixed Income Securities, Fabozzi. Edition 7, 2005.
Sounds horrid.
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Has anyone read watership down recently? Is it a grown up book or not?
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