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Ninja Time rated a book 5 of 5 stars
On the Advantage and Disadvantage of History for Life by Friedrich Nietzsche
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If memory serves me well, I believe Nietzsche wrote this when he was 24 or 27. I remember he was pretty young and wow, what a brain he had on him. The most optimistic work as well as some of the most insightful observation on the concept of informati...more
Ninja Time rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Who Wrote the Bible? by Richard Elliott Friedman
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Utterly fascinating. The dedication that Friedman put into investigating the origin of the Bible is astounding. It's a shocking theory but very very interesting.
Ninja Time rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Still Life with Woodpecker by Tom Robbins
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"This book will give you a boner," said a friend. I'm not sure what this "boner" is, but Tom Robbins did surprise me with his eccentric sense of humor. It's a violent and sexy tale, but oddly enough, a sweet love story.
Ninja Time rated a book 3 of 5 stars
We Can Build You by Philip K. Dick
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My first Dick book (sorry). Not quite blown away, but it did leave an impression. There's only word that sums up how I feel about this work: wacky.
Ninja Time rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton
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It was a popcorn movie, thus this is a popcorn book. It's fun and entertaining. There's a lot more action in the book which was understandably left out in the movie. If they had put everything, the movie would run for 5 hours, and the budget would go...more
Ninja Time rated a book 2 of 5 stars
The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien
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It took me 3 years to finish this. I would literally fall asleep every 20 pages. That is all.
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Batman by Grant Morrison
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Now this is a classic. Beautiful artwork by Dave McKean and another great achievement by writer Grant Morrison. The story unfolds like a fairy tale. Alice in Wonderland comes to mind so it's Batman in Crazy, F-ed up Nut House. It's dark. Sometimes to...more
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No Exit and Three Other Plays by Jean-Paul Sartre
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Existentialism-lite. In a good way.
Ninja Time rated a book 2 of 5 stars
V for Vendetta by Alan Moore
V for Vendetta
by Alan Moore
recommended for: Alan Moore fans
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Burn me at the stake. I thought the movie was better.
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