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THE SEMIANNUAL REPORT.

by SHKarlson Tue Jun 30th, 2009 at 10:15:43 PM EST

Past performance is no guarantee of future results.


Herewith the progress on the Fifty Book Challenge.

  1. The Tsarina's Daughter, 6 January 2009.
  2. Mutiny, 7 January 2009.
  3. The Berlin Wall: A World Divided, 1961-1989, 9 January 2009.
  4. Who's Your City?: How the Creative Economy Is Making Where to Live the Most Important Decision of Your Life, 10 January 2009.
  5. The Uprising: An Unauthorized Tour of the Populist Revolt Scaring Wall Street and Washington, 25 January 2009.
  6. Titanic's Last Secrets, 5 February 2009.
  7. With Wings Like Eagles: A History of the Battle of Britain, 10 February 2009.
  8. The Great Derangement, 3 March 2009.
  9. Panic, 12 March 2009.
  10. The H. L. Hunley: The Secret Hope of the Confederacy, 15 March 2009.
  11. Lords of Finance: The Bankers who Broke the World, 18 March 2009.
  12. Tomorrow You Go Home: One Man's Harrowing Imprisonment in a Modern-Day Russian Gulag, 19 March 2009.
  13. The Duchesses: The Story of Britain's Ultimate Steam Locomotives, 24 May 2009.
  14. Outliers: The Story of Success, 27 May 2009.
  15. The Big Sort: Why The Clustering of Like-Minded America is Tearing Us Apart, 10 June 2009.
  16. No Right to Win, 11 June 2009.
  17. Plunder and Blunder: The Rise and Fall of the Bubble Economy, 25 June 2009.
  18. Nixonland: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America, 29 June 2009.
This year's bookworm has an opportunity to grow a few more segments. Ooooooooooooooooooo (Cross-posted to Cold Spring Shops and Fifty Book Challenge.)

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So what were the Titanic's Last Secrets?
by Magnifico on Wed Jul 1st, 2009 at 01:30:24 AM EST
yup, me too

a diary on each book'd be pretty interesting

how's your brain feel? that's quite the neural massage!

i expect with that goal, you won't have much time for commenting, busy with your one-man march against ignorance, lol.

great choices, it looks like...

'The history of public debt is full of irony. It rarely follows our ideas of order and justice.' Thomas Piketty

by melo (melometa4(at)gmail.com) on Wed Jul 1st, 2009 at 09:12:35 AM EST
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In each line, the title contains a link to the book's details at Amazon.com, and the date contains a link to a review (a diary, if you will.)

As far as Titanic's last secrets, there's a conversation about some of them at one of the diary entries, although I have to be careful about spoilers, one of the house rules at the 50 Book Challenge.

Stephen Karlson ATTITUDE is a nine letter word. BOATSPEED.

by SHKarlson (shkarlson at frontier dot com) on Wed Jul 1st, 2009 at 11:21:40 AM EST
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