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Andrew Breslin

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Many Hats

I am not a man of many hats.
I'm not speaking metaphorically. I'm talking about hats, in all their literal, haberdasherial glory. Though I have acquired lots of hats, I am a disorganized flake and lose them all the time. Right now, I just have one. This is not many.   

I once had a job at a large company at which I was not permitted to wear my hats. My headgear ran afoul of the company's official Read more of this blog post »
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Mother's Milk

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A Claus to Remember

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1 chapters   —   updated Jun 14, 2012 03:56PM
Description: This appeared in <i>Chess Life</i> about ten years ago. It was the first piece of fiction I ever sold. They gave me $150. I was ecstatic. In my humble opinion, I think it's pretty funny. Chess players especially should enjoy it, I hope. Thanks for reading. Hope you like it.
Practical Applications of Game Theory. A Novel (Literature & Fiction)
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Description: This is chapter one of my second novel, for which I am currently seeking a publisher or literary agent. It's all about mathematics and prison. It's OZ for geniuses. Yes, it's got shower rapes AND advanced game theoretical analysis, all in one package. If any agents or publishers stumble across this and are interested in seeing more please contact me.

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Manhunt by James L. Swanson
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I finished this book just a few days ago, and am writing and posting this review on April 15, which happens to be the date on which Abraham Lincoln died, having been shot in the back of the head the previous evening. Had I a penchant for dramatic the ...more
Gödel, Escher, Bach by Douglas R. Hofstadter
" Such a great, thought-provoking book. Makes you look at the world with new eyes. "
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Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat by Samin Nosrat
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Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice
"A few thoughts about vampires:
1) I thought Stephanie Meyer invented the idea of "vegetarian" vampires (vampires who only drink the blood of animals). Not so, the idea goes back at least to Anne Rice.
2) According to Rice, one the side-effects of becom" Read more of this review »
Blood, Bone, and Marrow by Ted Geltner
"This book was great. I learned a lot about Crews' early years. Didn't realize he'd been a professor for so long. How weird would it be to have Harry fuckin' Crews be your college professor. Not necessarily a positive experience - just weird. "
On the Trail of the Assassins by Jim Garrison
" Dan wrote: "I just finished Chapter 16 and listened to the Carson interview. I must say I am deeply disappointed and now suspicious of Garrison. But t ...more "
The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry
"I would recommend this book to anyone as an entertaining read. I found all of the characters very likable, even the ones who were supposed to be somewhat unpleasant. Perry has a way of bringing the characters into your heart immediately, so that you'" Read more of this review »
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A Concise Economic History of the World by Rondo Cameron
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I went into this expecting that some of the economics might go over my head. It did not. There are virtually no references to esoteric terms like pareto efficiencies and yield curve inversions. There is no math whatsoever, and any reasonably well-rea ...more
Jack in a Box by Diane Capri
" I like that you still couldn't bring yourself to give it just one star. You've got to hold that in reserve for the truly dreadful. ...more "
How Fascism Works by Jason F. Stanley
" Very timely choice. . . "
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Neil Gaiman
“Honestly, if you're given the choice between Armageddon or tea, you don't say 'what kind of tea?”
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Quentin R. Bufogle
“I want an avowed atheist in the White House. When time comes to push that button, I want whoever's making the decision to understand that once it's pushed, it's over. Finito. They're not gonna have lunch with Jesus. Won't be deflowering 72 virgins on the great shag carpet of eternity, or reincarnated as a cow. I want someone making that decision who believes life on this Earth isn't just a dress rehearsal for something better -- but the only shot we get.”
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“People are divided into two camps, the righteous and the unrighteous...the righteous do the dividing.”
Michale Gray Calvert

Matt Damon
“You wasted $150,000 on an education you coulda got for $1.50 in late fees at the public library.”
Matt Damon, Good Will Hunting

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Ashley Thanks for the like it was a great book!!!
How have you been???


Ashley Hey did you sign up for the reading challenge on here!? Just asking, I did and am way ahead of schedule! lol but...
HOPE TO HEAR FROYOU SOON!!!!
-Ashley*


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Abby Hi Andy!! I'm glad your on here! I haven't seen you in so long, we should all hang soon.


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