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A Tree Grows in B...
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Berlin
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Chipp Chipp said: "1/4 way through - David Clay Large makes alot of value statements on gaudiness and the Berlin capital in it's youth - which as a historian I am surprised. Love his tone of voice so far. "

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"Near the end of WWII - going to wrap this one up this summer in situ." Jun 07, 2009 09:24AM

 
Brick Lane
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"Someone spoiled the ending for me... will I actually wrap it up??" Jun 07, 2009 09:22AM

 

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Chipp is on page 4 of 487 of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
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Cognitive Surplus by Clay Shirky
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Shirky outlines some great levels of online participation to internet-based endeavors towards the end of the book.
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Made by Hand by Mark Frauenfelder
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A sweet intro to some threads in the diy making community. I'm interested in the tension btw 'making' as a hobby and 'making' as sustainable practice. In many ways, we are un-earthing new approaches to heirloom traditions - personal stalks of chicken...more
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Remainder by Tom McCarthy
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I used to think I wanted to come into a tonne of money...
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Special Topics in Calamity Physics by Marisha Pessl
Special Topics in Calamity Physics
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Whoa - stayed up waaaaaaay too late trying to slam dunk this one last night. It was a hefty hefeweissen beer ala biergarten style, but I was kinda guzzling some back-wash towards the end. Too much denoument, in ra ha!
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Happenstance by Carol Shields
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There's a gimmic - two stories, one husband, one wife, and you gotta flip the book to flip between them. But it's great - in a way the second story no matter which you read first is the best, because you know what's going on on the other side. Takes...more
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The Road by Cormac McCarthy
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A total panic. I've been trying to figure out how to grow food in an nuclear winter ever since.
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Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
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I did like the personal angle at the end. Reads like an extended New Yorker article.
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