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Society Without God: What the Least Religious Nations Can Tell Us about Contentment
you know, i am not sure what i was expecting, and i guess it's my fault. i should have seen this inevitably would not hold my interest, seeing as how ...more
not set
Oct 28, 2008
The Sound and the Fury
faulkner had me as a seventeen year old in junior english when we read intruder in the dust. i love this man for two very important reasons: 1) he is ...more
Aug 2006
Jun 07, 2007
Babylon Revisited and Other Stories
i can't find my exact copy of what i purchased from half priced books, so i'll just claim i'm reading the same one that jamie read. this book is so ol ...more
Feb 23, 2009
Dec 22, 2008
read the first 40 pages then managed to forget about for about five months. it helps though that my book is this old edition published back in the 60s ...more
Sep 2007
Sep 05, 2007
Girlfriend in a Coma
this book was my sister's. she liked douglas coupland, and because she was so much older and wise than i, i followed her instruction. i remember i sta ...more
Oct 1999
Jun 07, 2007
Crossroads of Freedom: Antietam
a little over my head at times because it's bursting with military strategy, mcpherson's main point is how the battle of antietam in the fall of 1862 ...more
Sep 2005
Jun 15, 2007
The Stranger
this book would have probably been my favorite book, had i read it about four years ago. not to say i detested it now. just that, after four years of ...more
not set
Nov 23, 2008
An Imperfect God: George Washington, His Slaves, and the Creation of America
This was a fascinating refresher for me, a book assigned in a previous history class that i neglected to actually read. I thought it a very fitting re ...more
Nov 23, 2008
Nov 02, 2008
Yeti 6
this was the best issue of yeti i've read. maybe it has something to do with two, TWO, articles on disco, whereas in other issues there's been a bunch ...more
Aug 2009
Jul 31, 2009
i don't know what it was. i did not enjoy this book. the reasons for which i read it, i admit, not that strong. the sufjan stevens' song named after i ...more
Dec 2008
Nov 28, 2008
Yesterday's Tomorrows: Past Visions of the American Future

Rocket ships!
Jun 10, 2009
Mar 09, 2009
The Southern Mystique
I could not put this book down for two reasons, those being the subject itself and the efficacy with which Howard Zinn writes. Half political meanderi ...more
Jul 2008
Jul 13, 2008
The Right Stuff
my dad gave me this book to read because he is quite familiar with my affinity for anything space-related or otherwise other-world-related. and so, th ...more
Sep 2008
Aug 04, 2008
Out of It: A Cultural History of Intoxication
this book was given to me by a friend who knew me all too well. the history starts from as far back as the author could go, detailing the ancient gree ...more
Jan 2004
Jun 11, 2007
The Anti-Christ
Though the picture and edition represented is not the actual copy I read, I still enjoyed this...for the most part. Enjoyed it because it's always fun ...more
Jul 30, 2008
Jul 22, 2008
American Psycho
one of the rare cases where it really doesn't matter if you've seen the movie before you read the book. christian bale (who portrays patrick bateman, ...more
Jan 2003
Jun 07, 2007
t zero
A minor disappointment considering the supposed "prequel" to this was a dazzling admixture of ficiton and science and awkward social ineractions and o ...more
Oct 2008
Sep 29, 2008
Lunar Park
another book i powered through while in rome last summer, this is, so says bret, the last book he will ever write. the story is an autobiographical ac ...more
Jun 2006
Jun 10, 2007
Love Saves the Day: A History of American Dance Music Culture, 1970-1979
This book was amazing. Amazingly LONG and jam-packed with information, it was hard to continue sorting through it all and still retain a sense of ente ...more
Jun 21, 2008
Apr 22, 2008
The Promise of the New South: Life After Reconstruction

this book read like a textbook. one faith you inject into the author of a book on an historical subject is that they will color their account w
Jul 2009
Apr 26, 2009
The Bhagavad Gita
After a conversation with a friend trying to explain my anti-religious spiritual views, he pulled his finger away from his chin and said, "sounds like ...more
Jun 2008
May 22, 2008
From Jesus to Christianity: How Four Generations of Visionaries and Storytellers Created the New Testament and Christian Faith
This books was pretty much everything I ever wanted to know about Christianity when I was growing up. The details and stories cleared up a lot of conf ...more
Aug 2007
Jul 17, 2007
Prometheus Rising
robert anton wilson's explanation for his zany fiction structures itself on any other self help books in a serial way, step 1 2 and so forth. it just ...more
Jan 2002
Jun 06, 2007
365 Days
just when i was coming out of the no-good-shit punk stage that some 15 year olds go through, and as i was discovering that books could actually make y ...more
Jan 2000
Jun 07, 2007
Yeti 2
though his finances limit the quality, it's pretty annoying that he publishes this really intense complicated art filled with tens of layers in each p ...more
Nov 28, 2008
Nov 14, 2008
Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation
i picked this book up as a high school senior, not knowing that it would enflame my pasison for history for years to come. i guess this book started i ...more
Feb 2003
Jun 07, 2007
The Confederate War: How Popular Will, Nationalism, and Military Strategy Could Not Stave Off Defeat
gallagher disputes the theory that confederates lost the war because of a lack of will to fight and, in turn, praises that confederate spirit. i find ...more
Mar 2007
Jun 07, 2007
Yeti 5
Really excited about this Issue #5 of a really great 'zine.

This book smells like a paperback textbook I had freshmen year of college. The textbook co
Jun 2008
Jun 21, 2008
The Twentieth Century: A People's History
having not taken the AP US History my junior year in school, i found myself entirely jealous of all my non-slacker friends that got to read the whole ...more
Apr 2002
Jun 14, 2007
Stephen F. Austin: Empresario of Texas
a somewhat sad picture of how austin's heroic journey to establish the best place in the world was really just a desperate attempt to get the family o ...more
Sep 2006
Jun 15, 2007
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