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Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
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Years ago my father in law gave me Enders Game as a Christmas present and I really liked it. I lent it to someone and forgot to whom I lent it and I never got it back. Then this summer Graham Austin is visiting Seth for a week and brings Enders Game ...more
The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown
" I put this book only ahead of Digital Fortress. Sad thing is for 3/4 of the book, it was as strong as Angels, his best book. But Dan just didn't have ...more"
The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown
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The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau
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I thought the movie was poorly done and then I read the book, and it was poorly done, too. Like 'A Train to Potevka', the book plot is pretty compelling but the execution is flawed. The movie suffers from what I call 'The Harry Potter Syndrome'. Mean ...more
Fooled by Randomness by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
" Kyle, what is your email address? Send it to me at Its the one time of the year I email you.

The Wall Street Journal. Complete Personal Finance Guidebook by Jeff D. Opdyke
" What if you have no money to invest? I saw a funny cartoon years ago. This guy reads an ad that says 'get rich quick. Send $20 for details'. So he sen ...more"
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Longitude by Dava Sobel
" Joan wrote: "Wow! Joel, being under-employed (that's my new term) is really stimulating your reading. And you explained this so well that I wrote the ...more"
Longitude by Dava Sobel
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This book is short, only 120 pages or so, and its a great read. I never appreciated how the discovery of longitude changed the world. I'll try to explain it here. Latitude dissects the earth in staight horizontal lines from the equator to both poles. ...more
A Train to Potevka by Mike Ramsdell
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Did anyone like the movie 'The Cinderella Man'? Its a movie about a boxer (true story). It got mixed reviews. I found the movie compelling, from this singular point of view. The movie painted a very vivid and fascinating portrayal of poverty and surv ...more
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