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Ready Player One
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by Ernest Cline (Goodreads Author)
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Little Failure
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Tibetan Peach Pie by Tom Robbins
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The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons by Sam Kean
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Really enjoyed learning about the history and development of neuroscience & the side stories attached. For instance, the inspiration behind Charlotte Perkins Gilman's Yellow Wallpaper (Weir Mitchell's "rest cure") and Edith Wilson's two year role ...more
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The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons by Sam Kean
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Dissident Gardens by Jonathan Lethem
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Travels in Hyperreality by Umberto Eco
Travels in Hyperreality
by Umberto Eco
read in January, 2008
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Eco suggests that for the average American’s taste, he feels the past must be preserved and celebrated in full-scale authentic copies; a philosophy of immortality as duplication. He also feels that Americans always want more of extra, and that we are ...more
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The Ecstasy of Influence by Jonathan Lethem
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Her Smoke Rose Up Forever by James Tiptree Jr.
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