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If you'd like to share favorite books - fiction or non-fiction - and their appeal, whether or not you're one of society's under-appreciated two percent who can boast recessive allele on chromosome 16 and the resultant different take on the MC1R protein 🙂

If you'd like to share favorite books - fiction or non-fiction - and their appeal, whether or not you're one of society's under-appreciated two percent who can boast recessive allele on chromosome 16 and the resultant different take on the MC1R protein 🙂

Posts Tagged "world" By moNOtheist (9) Posts by members only

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Feb 1, 2020Feb 2020

Posted by Muiren
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 The ...
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Aug 12, 2019Aug 2019

Posted by moNOtheist
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...
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Jul 9, 2019Jul 2019

Posted by snytiger6
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 ...
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Jun 2, 2019Jun 2019

Posted by GaryWayne
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 is ...
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Nov 14, 2018Nov 2018

Posted by snytiger6
Read "Crazy Rich Asians", "China Rich Firlgriend" and "Rick People Problems" by Kevin Kwan. According to the interview I heard on NPR, the crazy story events are mostly based on actual events. The books are pretty much all about culture clash. ...
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Oct 28, 2018Oct 2018

Posted by homoveganatheist
Years ago i read The Gravedigger's Daughter a book that narrates the story of the Schwarts, an immigrant family desperate to escape Nazi Germany that settles in a small town in New York in times of World War II Very strong story for those who like...
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Sep 7, 2018Sep 2018

Posted by ValJ
Has anyone read any Lionel Shriver ("We need to talk about Kevin")? She writes so perceptively. Have gone on to "Big Brother", "So Much for That" and "The Female of the Species" and now in the middle of "The Post-birthday World". (Tend to go all ...
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Jun 18, 2018Jun 2018

Posted by Dionysus6
Blind Faith by Ben Elton is a must read if you like disturbing dystopian novels. This one is about a future set in London where public displays of faith are mandatory and everything in your life recorded and shared publicly on social media including ...
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Jun 10, 2018Jun 2018

Posted by Hellbent
One of the great potential benefits of groups like this is that we can tip one another off to the existence of authors that we would not otherwise have heard of. I'd like to nominate "The Last Blue Sea" by the Australian novelist David Forrest. It's ...
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Jun 8, 2018Jun 2018

Posted by Kadygee
If you enjoy humor and Christian Satire "Lamb" by Christopher Moore is a great choice. I personally prefer his book "A dirty job" but this one is a close second.
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May 28, 2018May 2018

Posted by Hereticinme
So you can get to know me. Mostly I read history, biography and Sci Fi. Longest book this year: Rasputin: Faith Power and the Twilight of the Romanovs 848 pages Longest books I’ve read Final Solution: The Fate of the Jews 1933-1949 1056 ...
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May 24, 2018May 2018

Posted by AmelieMatisse
For a great read I'd like to suggest Suzy Hansen, "Notes on a Foreign Country-An American Abroad in a Post- American World" this is her first book. She is a contributing journalist for The Times Magazine
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May 17, 2018May 2018

Posted by moNOtheist
A favorite book of mine, and one that I've read more than once over the years is Kurt Vonnegut's 'Slaughterhouse Five or The Children's Crusade: A Duty-Dance with Death', his beautifully honed reminiscence of surviving the 1945 Allied firebombing of ...
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Posted by MynamehereAnyone really into reading apocalyptic fiction right now?

Posted by AmelieMatisseMy latest read. I really though I was well informed about this era. Sadly I was not.

Posted by AmelieMatisseI 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

Posted by Marcie1974This made me giggle

Posted by Marcie1974This made me giggle

Posted by snytiger6With 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.

Posted by AmelieMatisseAnyone 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

Posted by AmelieMatisseJust finished a biography on Frederick Douglass and this seemed like a good followup.

Posted by GuyKeithAnyone 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.

Posted by ninjarider1Well, one can always hope!

Posted by ninjarider1I "check out" when I read!

Posted by ninjarider1Twenty five percent? I'd say more than that!

Posted by snytiger6Instead of powering it up...

Posted by KodiamusCurrently reading

Posted by MoonTigerA REAL Read Head!

Posted by ninjarider1Any science fiction fans here?

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