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Taliban by Ahmed Rashid
Taliban
by Ahmed Rashid
read in August, 2013
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Great book on the actors and dynamics that have shaped and affect Afghanistan and the region.
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Pakistan on the Brink by Ahmed Rashid
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An insightful read on the recent political landscape of Pakistan. I recommend reading it after with his other two books Descent into Chaos and Taliban as its the third book of the trilogy.
Justin rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Peace Pilgrim by Peace Pilgrim
Peace Pilgrim: Her Life and Work in Her Own Words
by Peace Pilgrim
recommended for: humans
read in March, 2007
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Its a spiritual book with sentiments from a spiritual woman.

You can download the pdf for free or request a copy here:

http://www.peacepilgrim.net/book/inde...
Justin rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Introductory Lectures on Psychoanalysis by Sigmund Freud
Introductory Lectures on Psychoanalysis
by Sigmund Freud
recommended for: Psych people
read in March, 2007
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Its short and interesting.
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As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
As I Lay Dying
by William Faulkner
recommended for: If you enjoy early 20th century southern english this book is for you.
read in March, 2007
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Its tough to read his 1930's take on Southern English and too rough for me. The concept is great though.
Justin rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson
Snow Crash
by Neal Stephenson
read in March, 2007
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This book holds your attention.

The only thing I wanted more of was the development Juanita. I'm guessing Neal Stephenson is a giant, sexy, nerd who writes for other giant nerds. Because of this I doubt he could realisitically create a non 15 year ol
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The White Knight Syndrome by Mary C. Lamia
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The first quarter of the book lacked coherent mechanistic/causal descriptions for the diagnosis that were dispensed--I def. wasn't very happy with this haphazard framework. However, as I kept reading, I began to appreciate their analysis on the vario ...more
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The Burning Tigris by Peter Balakian
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An informative and heart wrenching read on the Turkish genocide of Armenians. The book integrates and explains the historic movements which fed into landmark American movement for Armenian Rights as well as the inability for action. Def. recommend th ...more
Justin rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Indian Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs
Indian Fairy Tales
by Joseph Jacobs
read in June, 2012
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Its a quick lighthearted read. I'm curious on what is lost in translation without cultural context-- what were we suppose to take away when characters killed, stole and cheated without further elaboration on morality or connection to later parts of t ...more
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Escape from Camp 14 by Blaine Harden
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This is an important read on a North Korean Refugee's escape from a political concentration camp. While it is heavy material, its informative rather then emotional. The narrative is placed in a international human rights law framework and articulated ...more
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