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Ben Griffin Ben Griffin said: "I'm enjoying the dizzing postmodernity of this because i'm having an actual engagement with religion and the religious at the moment.

In the past it all seem like so much abstract hooey-- totally failing to address the realities of class, race and gen...more
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Moby-Dick
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Ben Griffin Ben Griffin said: "It's longer and slower than i thought. "

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""The Pequod meets the Virgin"" Dec 04, 2009 08:18PM

 

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Hatred of Capitalism by Chris Kraus
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An Expensive Education by Nick McDonell
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Read 'Twelve' years ago when i was on a HST kick. Don't remember hating it.
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Twelve by Nick McDonell
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The vanity of others runs counter to our taste only when it runs counter to our vanity.Friedrich Nietzsche
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A Collection of Essays by George Orwell
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Sundiver by David Brin
Sundiver (The Uplift Saga, #1)
by David Brin (Goodreads Author)
read in February, 2011
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Apparently a sci-fi classic ... i prefered Neuromancer
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The Book of Mormon by Joseph Smith Jr.
The Book of Mormon
by Joseph Smith Jr.
read in February, 2011
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Although I found something admirable in the way their sunday service was built around around town-hall-democracy, i never got around to reading more than a few pages of their ridiculous book.
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I Am the Messenger by Markus Zusak
I Am the Messenger
by Markus Zusak (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2009
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A gritter version of Amelie, for boys.

I think i loved this mostly because my mum left it for me, and it seemed to express her desire for me to be revitalised by life much better than she could ever have said it herself. A simple book, but clear in it...more
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Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West by Cormac McCarthy
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