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Off-Topic: The Story of an Internet Revolt
it was ok
I feel deeply ambivalent about this book. I am less interested in the details of either Goodreads's acquisition by Amazon, or the policy dispute betwe ...more
Nov 14, 2013
Nov 06, 2013
Goodbye to All That
liked it
The strength of Robert Graves' autobiography is that it provides sharp and illuminating observations on: the culture of the British school system and ...more
Nov 22, 2012
Oct 30, 2012
Long Day's Journey Into Night
liked it
Don't read this play if you or your family have a history of drug addiction and/or alcoholism and you don't want to be reminded of it. This play is ab ...more
Jun 30, 2017
Nov 12, 2011
Nov 16, 2010
Secret Kingdom
really liked it
This is a book Pat Robertson wrote long before he lost his sense of judgment and ran for president of the United States. It delineates a number of law ...more
Jun 1996
Dec 01, 2008
Green Lantern and Philosophy: No Evil Shall Escape This Book
did not like it
I saw this in a college bookstore, and groaned. Fanboy foolishness often makes me laugh, but this example is not funny. Comics books being studied in ...more
not set
Aug 24, 2011
Hell Is Real (But I Hate to Admit It)
it was ok
This book approaches Christian evangelism strictly from one angle: the awfulness of God's wrath and unbelievers' need to avoid it (by repenting of the ...more
Mar 22, 2012
Mar 17, 2012
Don't Hurt People and Don't Take Their Stuff: A Libertarian Manifesto
it was ok
This was the most disappointing book I've read this year.

It's not that I disagree with any of what it has to say; it's that what I read, I already kne
May 04, 2015
May 05, 2015
The Marshall Plan for Novel Writing
it was ok
This is a nuts-and-bolts, explicitly formulaic manual on writing a novel and getting it published. It is just as explicitly geared toward writing and ...more
Jun 2012
Jun 11, 2012
The Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge
it was ok
I have been an admirer of Calvin Coolidge (as was President Reagan) for several years, and have not found anything negative to say about him. (No, poo ...more
Aug 13, 2012
Jul 28, 2012
The Way Things Ought to Be
liked it
I've listened to Rush Limbaugh (usually "Rush" to me) regularly since my dad introduced me to him about twenty years ago, and I've owned copies of bot ...more
Jan 1996
Oct 01, 2014
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