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Just Before Dark
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Leslie Leslie said: "Really loving it but it is slow. My goal is to finish it by 2009. "

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Feb 16, 2009 11:46AM

 

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Reamde by Neal Stephenson
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The Garden of Last Days by Andre Dubus III
The Garden of Last Days
by Andre Dubus III
read in August, 2010
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Earlier this week I finished The Garden of Last Days by Andre Dubus, III, and was relieved to be done. The characters were likable - enough - but they were oddly developed. See my full review on my website.
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The Wealth of Networks by Yochai Benkler
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I trudged through Yochai Benkler’s “The Wealth of Networks”, his award winning treatise on how social production is transforming societies. Benkler, the Berkman Professor of Entrepreneurial Legal Studies at Harvard, writes that mankind is on the cusp...more
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Free by Chris Anderson
Free: The Future of a Radical Price
by Chris Anderson (Goodreads Author)
read in October, 2009
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Anderson, editor in chief of techno-geek’s WIRED magazine frames his central argument around the fact that technology costs are dropping and valuable business inputs are becoming too cheap to matter, leading to business models where value is given aw...more
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Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson
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I can not say enough good things about Neal Stephenson's Cryptonomicon. It is at the same time hilarious, smart and adventuresome.

This book chronicles two generations of the same two families. When I recommend this book to my history buff and math n...more
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Here Comes Everybody by Clay Shirky
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In Here Comes Everybody NYU adjunct professor Clay Shirky describes how the internet is revolutionizing the way people interact. In specific, the internet is a resource ripe with communication tools that make it easy to share knowledge as well as swi...more
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Pomona Queen by Kem Nunn
Pomona Queen
by Kem Nunn
read in May, 2010
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While I can’t gush over the book, I did really enjoy it. It was a fun adventure filled with sketchy characters, depressed surroundings and good old fashioned violence. See my full review here.
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The Farmer's Daughter by Jim Harrison
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Just Before Dark by Jim Harrison
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The Woman Lit By Fireflies by Jim Harrison
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