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Paul voted for The Water Knife as Best Science Fiction in the Final Round of the 2015 Goodreads Choice Awards.
The Water Knife by Paolo Bacigalupi
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Waiting for Your Cat to Bark? by Bryan Eisenberg
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" I really liked this book even though the ending was somewhat predictable. What I can't understand is why Jake is always so broke? He's obviously a goo ...more "
" Most of the reviews that I read missed the real value of the book. Yes, it was very clumsy in parts and, yes, it was way too technical for a computer ...more "
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The Power Broker by Robert A. Caro
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This is one of those rare non-fiction books that is simultaneously informative and revelatory. The name Robert Moses was vaguely familiar to me and, in my wildest imagination, never realized that this man single-handedly shaped the entire future of t ...more
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Stiff by Mary Roach
“The way I see it, being dead is not terribly far off from being on a cruise ship. Most of your time is spent lying on your back. The brain has shut down. The flesh begins to soften. Nothing much new happens, and nothing is expected of you.”
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" Yes, I finished it. I thought it was a great book. Silver made a very difficult topic very understandable. Anybody who could predict the outcome of tw ...more "
" Tom Clancy books are always an easy read. He basically follows the same formula in each book: Bad guys threaten the US and, seemingly, are undefeatabl ...more "
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Mary Roach
“The way I see it, being dead is not terribly far off from being on a cruise ship. Most of your time is spent lying on your back. The brain has shut down. The flesh begins to soften. Nothing much new happens, and nothing is expected of you.”
Mary Roach, Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers

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“There are two motives for reading a book; one, that you enjoy it; the other, that you can boast about it.”
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