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The Portable Athe...
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Lawrence Lawrence said: " It's like a greatest hits album of philosopher essays...looking forward to reading it! "

 
The Complete Idio...
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Lawrence Lawrence said: " Should I really be considering now how and when I first "give out the car keys"?

I was going to rant about how this book was rediculously obvious and included "what's a uterus" and "the definition of contractions" before the last 3/4 talks about fathe
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Fear and Loathing...
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Lawrence Lawrence said: " I'm a big Hunter S. Thompson fan and hope to read this next week! "

 

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The Virgin of Small Plains by Nancy Pickard
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A very engaging mystery that captures your attention from the very beginning and, as long as you can keep track of the main characters, offers a great ending 40 hours later!
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Congo by Michael Crichton
Congo
by Michael Crichton
read in June, 2012
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A very engaging story about primate research, inappropriate anthropomorphisms and, of course, diamonds!
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Naked Lunch by William S. Burroughs
Naked Lunch
by William S. Burroughs
read in June, 2012
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An intense read, but an impressive force of creativity. Sounds cheesy, but an effective GPS through the mind of a depraved addict...
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The Family Markowitz by Allegra Goodman
The Family Markowitz
by Allegra Goodman
read in August, 2008
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So far so good...
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The Snowball by Alice Schroeder
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A gift that is atypical reading for me, but may offer some new insights!
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John Lennon by Philip Norman
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Haven't cracked it yet, but hope to soon!
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And the Hippos Were Boiled in Their Tanks by William S. Burroughs
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A quick and interesting read that sends lots of interesting and carefree characters through 1946 NYC with Seinfeldian regard for life, their friends and themselves. Then things go wrong...

Some slow moments, but you could finish it on the train...
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Lord of the Flies by William Golding
Lord of the Flies
by William Golding
read in April, 1990
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"fiction" in the same way as Farenheit 451 is.

A story of past, present and future as long as we exist as a species.

This line was especially relevant around 9-11:

"He forgot his words, his hunger and thirst, and became fear; hopeless fear on flying fe
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Darwin's Dangerous Idea by Daniel C. Dennett
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In trying to learn more about the impact evolution has on philosophical thought, I found this book in the library and was thoroughly impressed. It's non-commital in a topic that is very difficult to be non-commital.
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Teaching Secondary School Science by Leslie W. Trowbridge
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A great resource for teachers and even parents trying to improve science literacy, and literacy in general, in 6-12th grade students.
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