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Anyone really into reading apocalyptic fiction right now? Do you have any favorites or recommendations? I'm always looking for more book ideas. I just finished this for the 2nd time and love the absurd craziness.
Mynamehere May 16 May 16 33
A good nonfiction book, which i just finished called "Why We're Polarized" by Ezra Klein, is vey good at explaining the current political climate here in the U.S. She starts by going back to when the two major politcal parties both had liberals and ...
snytiger6 Apr 30 Apr 30 00
Has anyone here read "the marching morons" by C.M Kornbluth from 1951? The book is an eerie preview of america ,today. It posits the rise of a population of morons with enough inertia to overwhelm intelligence thru sheer numbers. It was a ...
Techpriest Mar 13 Mar 13 11
A partial list of my reading Kindle and listening Audible mostly over the past 18 months. The Myth of Mirror Neurons (Kindle/Audible) The Real Neuroscience of Communication and Cognition (Kindle/Audible) By Gregory Hickok ...
Muiren Feb 1 Feb 1 11
Just finished reading "Real Queer America: LGBT Stories From Red States" by Samantha Allen. It's a real life road trip through red states looking at LGBT persons who choose to live there and not leave. I didnt' know what to expect, but as I read ...
snytiger6 Dec 11 Dec 11 33
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snytiger6 Dec 9 Dec 9 00
My latest read. I really though I was well informed about this era. Sadly I was not.
AmelieMatisse Aug 23 Aug 23 11
Just reread Paul Fussell's Wartime, a look at the real brutality and daily horror of World War II that shows the romantized portrayal on tv and the big screen for what it is (it took Hollywood more than fifty years to finally acknowledge in Saving...
moNOtheist Aug 12 Aug 12 22
I went to a lecture by author Richard Rothstein. If you are interested in learning how our government segregated this country, you will find this book fascinating
AmelieMatisse Aug 2 Aug 2 33
I need some audio book recommendations. I just finished two on escaping Scientology, and I've done few on escaping polygamy (FLDS church). I don't need to stick to these topics, but I like memoirs and nonfiction on audio. Any titles you could ...
carlyhorton July 21 Jul 21 33
Just finished reading "American Fascists" by Chris Hedges. It's about 10 years old now, but still very relevant, showing how the religious right is tryign to steer us towards a theocracy with the34mselves in charge. A good read in helping to ...
snytiger6 July 14 Jul 14 11
This made me giggle
Marcie1974 July 12 Jul 12 00
This made me giggle
Marcie1974 July 12 Jul 12 22
With the current trend of the far right moving into the forefront of many countries aroudn the world, perhaps it is time for people to rediscover the book "It Can't Happen Here" by Sinclair Lewis. To paraphrase the author, "When Fascism comes to ...
snytiger6 July 9 Jul 9 22
Just finished reading "Where The Past Begins: A Writer's Memoir" by Amy Tan. For anyone who has aspirations of writing, readign this book will let you know tha teven acclaimed writers have difficulties. This is the most honest book I've read ...
snytiger6 June 26 Jun 26 00
Has anyone read Their Eyes Were Watching God? Such beautiful writing. Zora Neale Hurston was truly an artist.
Frctnal June 20 Jun 20 22
I've always loved The Phantom Toll Booth and now my daughter does too. Does anyone remember the movie? I saw that before reading the book.
JaelLorraine June 19 Jun 19 33
Anyone who is an art lover will enjoy this book. And if you are anywhere near Baltimore MD a trip to the Baltimore Museum will get you the chance to see the Cone sisters amazing collection for free
AmelieMatisse June 19 Jun 19 22
Just finished a biography on Frederick Douglass and this seemed like a good followup.
AmelieMatisse June 16 Jun 16 22
I've read the first four of the Charlie Fox series by Zoe Sharp. They are all very enjoyable suspense books. By first four, I meant read them in chronological order. I dont' believe they were written chronologically, as the first three may be ...
snytiger6 June 7 Jun 7 00
Venture in to the world of Imperealisity I do hope this group will not mind an author sharing with you a new fantasy series... You can get a quick read at Amazon and Google Books and also find them at Barnes & Nobles or Ebay. The series ...
GaryWayne June 2 Jun 2 11
"The Outsider" by Frederick Forsyth is a memoir and a very good read. The author is best known for "The Day of the Jackel" and "The Odessa File". His own life was also quite adventurous and peopel who liked his books woudl also like his memoir. If...
snytiger6 May 2 May 2 11
I'm about halfway through Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God. The story is good. The language and the writing are exquisite.
Frctnal Apr 27 Apr 27 11
Right now I am reading Les Miserables, the Julie Rose translation. I have read the book years ago, and seen the musical, and the movie, but I guess I just wanted to revisit the book. I am loving it so far.
KateP2019 Apr 27 Apr 27 44
Anyone here like Joseph Heller? You may be familiar with Catch-22, but have you read his other books, especially Something Happened? If anyone has read it, let me know. I would like to discuss it.
GuyKeith Apr 25 Apr 25 33

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