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by SHKarlson Wed Jul 11th, 2007 at 05:52:03 PM EST

Despite the travel and the construction I've managed to make some progress -- in fact, so much that I lost count in June -- with the Fifty Book Challenge.

The first quarter report can be found on Cold Spring Shops or the European Tribune or at the Fifty Book Challenge.

    1. Grant and Sherman: The Friendship that Won the Civil War, 10 April 2007.
    2. Hitler's Beneficiaries, 21 April 2007.
    3. Why I Turned Right, 22 April 2007.
    4. Freight Transport Regulation (with a long subtitle), 30 April 2007.
    5. The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald, 26 May 2007.
    6. The White Cascade, 27 May 2007.
    7. Nemesis: The Last Days of the American Republic, 28 May 2007.
    8. There Goes My Everything, 1 June 2007.
    9. Crazies to the Left of Me, Wimps to the Right, 2 June 2007.
    10. The Fall of Berlin 1945, 3 June 2007.
    11. The Road More Traveled, 9 June 2007.
    12. Big Lies, 9 June 2007.
    13. The Sinking of the Eastland, 15 June 2007.
    14. Alamo in the Ardennes, 18 June 2007.
    15. Stalin's Ghost, 27 June 2007

There will be a few more additions to the bookworm shortly, as I did get some reading in while on travel.


Cross-posted at Cold Spring Shops and the Fifty Book Challenge.

What I am reading:

Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys
Love and Louis XIV: The Women in the Life of the Sun King by Antonia Fraser

What I wish I were reading:

Liberty: The Lives and Times of Six Women in Revolutionary France by Lucy Moore
Our Word Is Our Weapon: Selected Writings by Subcomandante Marcos

"Pretending that you already know the answer when you don't is not actually very helpful." ~Migeru.

by poemless on Wed Jul 11th, 2007 at 06:07:57 PM EST
My current reading list:
  • "La Nuit des Temps" by René Barjavel
  • "La Peste" by Albert Camus
  • "The Scorpion's Gate" by Richard A. Clarke
  • "Social Europe: A Continent's Answer to Market Fundamentalism" edited by Albers et al
  • "The Wild Palms" by Willam Faulkner

"The basis of optimism is sheer terror" - Oscar Wilde
by NordicStorm (m<-at->sturmbaum.net) on Thu Jul 12th, 2007 at 08:34:52 AM EST
"La Peste" by Albert Camus

One of my top 10 books ever read.  And eerily appropriate to our times.

"Pretending that you already know the answer when you don't is not actually very helpful." ~Migeru.

by poemless on Thu Jul 12th, 2007 at 10:41:46 AM EST
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