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David Groves

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Bill Perron is a born entertainer. He made his living as a carpet cleaner for many years, and hated it. He hated swinging that big, heavy machine around. It took its toll on his poor, aching back. Not only that, but he didn’t find any glory or satisfaction in his job. But one day, Bill was hired to clean the carpets at the Icehouse Comedy Club in Pasadena. In that club, Bill experienced a life-...

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Mao by Alexander V. Pantsov
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My Man Jeeves by P.G. Wodehouse
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Blink by Malcolm Gladwell
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On the cover, this book is promoted as "Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking." The marketing implies that making snap judgments is the highest good and deep consideration is bad. It implies that there is a genius in passing judgment right an ...more
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The Books Of Wonder by Tommy Wonder
The Books Of Wonder
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This is clearly an excellent book, although by no means infallible. Some hold this up as the best magic book of all time, and if that's true, the bar in this field is not high. This book brings up some fascinating subjects, although it sometimes wall ...more
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The Story of Britain by Rebecca Fraser
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I read this tome before visiting England, and it helped a lot. It's written by Antonia Fraser's daughter Rebecca, so it has a good provenance, although that type of genealogy also makes me nervous, given that nepotism isn't always a good indicator of ...more
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The Story of Ireland. Neil Hegarty by Neil Hegarty
The Story of Ireland. Neil Hegarty
by Neil Hegarty (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2014
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I was wary of this history at the outset, since it was commissioned in conjunction with a television documentary. However, the author really knows his stuff. He has provided a full portrait of the triumphs and travails of the Irish over the past 3,00 ...more
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Psychological Subtleties by Banachek
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This is one of the best books I've ever read and at the same time one of the worst.

The good in this book comes from its subject matter. No mentalist has become more associated with subtle psychological methods than Banachek, a Texas corporate magicia
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Tina B. Tessina Good start, David


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