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Old May 31st 2009, 04:40 AM
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Are Jane Austin and Jane Austen the same ?
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I'm reading Love in the Time of Cholera at my girlfriend's house, in Spanish so it may take me a minute, and the Omnivore's Dilemma at my house.
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Old May 31st 2009, 11:18 PM
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oh. my. god.
My grandma just came out and handed me a first edition copy of The Open Mind by my hero, J. Robert Oppenheimer.

I nearly cried.

I can't wait to crack it open (but not too quickly, it's in excellent condition)!!!!
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Old Jun 1st 2009, 11:02 AM
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Are Jane Austin and Jane Austen the same ?
Jane Austin is that famous novelist from Texas isn't she?
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Old Jun 1st 2009, 09:34 PM
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Nothing at the moment. It's been pretty bad the last month or two. I haven't finished reading anything. I've started a few books, but haven't made much progress. The last book I read was The Myth of Sisyphus and right before that it was The Stranger. Fortunately, the busy season is winding down, so I should get back on track soon.
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Old Jun 1st 2009, 09:37 PM
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Finished iRobot and I must say I liked it better than any of The Foundation books. I'm about to start Carrie and then read Children of Dune to finish up the trilogy. I'll probably read the next Dune book after if I don't end up running across something else in between.
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Old Jun 2nd 2009, 05:26 AM
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Nixon and Kissinger, Partners in Power
by Dallek

It reminds me of what a complete fucker that Nixon was and why I hated this guy so much.
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Old Jun 2nd 2009, 09:52 AM
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Nixon and Kissinger, Partners in Power
by Dallek

It reminds me of what a complete fucker that Nixon was and why I hated this guy so much.
I hate Kissinger so much more.

Nixon was just a run of the mill, entirely typical politician. Nasty, corrupt, egotistical, vindictive and petty - but a rather clever fellow.

Kissinger on the other hand, he's symbolic of everything that is wrong with US foreign policy.
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Just getting into the Poisonwood Bible, Barbara Kingsolver. (what an odd last name she has....)

Also, im reading What We Leave Behind, Derrick Jensen and Aric McBay.It's all about shit, our changing conceptions of it over time, and how our view of "waste" affects how we treat the world.

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Old Jun 2nd 2009, 12:45 PM
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Just getting into the Poisonwood Bible, Barbara Kingsolver. (what an odd last name she has....)

Also, im reading What We Leave Behind, Derrick Jensen and Aric McBay.It's all about shit, our changing conceptions of it over time, and how our view of "waste" affects how we treat the world.

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I just read The Poisonwood Bible for a required English course. I had to write a paper on ~some aspect of the book~ and chose the roll of male characters in the novel. Let me tell ya, you think about it enough and that book is depressing in than just in plot.
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