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Old 01-09-2012, 11:50 AM
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Wasn't that a great book? Written 60 years ago and still applicable for today
ooo, sounds like something i'd like.

Maybe I'll pick up Drucker for my lunch reading today. Or Julius Caesar. Haven't decided which yet.
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Reading a well-written book is one of my greatest joys.
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Listening to The Magician's Nephew.

Reading The Crowning Glory of Calla Lily Ponder and Competing on Analytics.
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Currently reading King's 11/22/63, seems like he was on his game through the first 250 pages. No idea where it's going either, which is nice.

Although today's reading will likely be some OHenry classics thanks to a reference to one of his stories during church this week. Don't ask which was mentioned, I wasn't paying attention.
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Just started The Dovekeepers, by Alice Hoffman. I've enjoyed what I've read of her before, and I've been re-reading Practical Magic every couple of years since 9th grade. Apparently this one is supposed to blow everything else she's done out of the water.
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Starting Lillian Harry's Springtime in Burracombe and Trollope's The Way We Live Now. Those should keep me going for awhile. I've missed Trollope since I finished the Barchester novels.
That's funny. I'm also reading The Way We Live Now. Its slow going, but moderately entertaining. I view Felix as DJZ or vice versa, not sure which.
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Just started The Dovekeepers, by Alice Hoffman. I've enjoyed what I've read of her before, and I've been re-reading Practical Magic every couple of years since 9th grade. Apparently this one is supposed to blow everything else she's done out of the water.
Just looked her up on Amazon. I will have to reserve some (all?) of her books at the library.
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So I went with Drucker. Reading =Managing in a Time of Great Change=, from 1995. At one point, he says he doesn't think something will be fully done/matured until 2010, so I'm comparing what he wrote 15 years before the fact with what I saw 2 years ago.

Should be interesting.
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I also have a collection of short poetry books. Just finished the volume on John Donne. I understood his "religious" poetry much better than his "love" poetry. What does that say about me? Next will probably be William Blake.
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