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A fast-paced political & historical thriller, with the backdrop of the Mormon Church & it's role in the history of the USA. I like it when an author convincingly adds factual detail to a story, and Berry says that about 95% of the "history" i...more
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Post Office by Charles Bukowski
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Hilarious, obnoxious and insightful semi-autobiographical novel about life in the trenches of the Post Office. I described a few scenes to a couple of clerks at my local PO, and they said not much has changed since '71.

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Last Train to Memphis: The Rise of Elvis Presley
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Mo' Meta Blues by Ahmir Questlove Thompson
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Great book for drummers and music lovers in general. Gained a lot of respect for a musician I already liked a lot. I appreciated the counterpoint voice from his friend / manager, kind of conscience or bullshit detector. As with a lot of music biz-rel...more
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“Was I in here last night and did I spend a $20 bill?

Oh, thank goodness... I thought I'd lost it.”
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Neil Gaiman
“What I say is, a town isn't a town without a bookstore. It may call itself a town, but unless it's got a bookstore it knows it's not fooling a soul.”
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“There's a safety in thinking in a diner. You can have your coffee or your milkshake, and you can go off into strange dark areas, and always come back to the safety of the diner.”
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Leopold Stokowski
“A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence.”
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