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PLUGGING AWAY AT THE READING

by SHKarlson Sun Apr 17th, 2011 at 12:43:02 AM EST

There's been little time to post lately, and griping about the workload doesn't make for interesting posting.  Work does progress on the Fifty Book Challenge, with the first quarter report ready for filing.


The links go to the review at the Challenge.  Some books are particularly good (+); others particularly bad (-)


  1. How the University Works: Higher Education and the Low-Wage Nation, 11 January 2011 (-).

  2. Idiot America: How Stupidity Became a Virtue in the Land of the Free, 13 January 2011 (-).

  3. Boomer Destiny: Leading the U.S. through the Worst Crisis Since the Great Depression, 16 January 2011 (-).

  4. A Liberal Tool Kit: Progressive Responses to Conservative Arguments, 17 January 2011.

  5. Guyland: The Perilous World Where Boys Become Men: Understanding the Critical Years Between 16 and 26, 21 January 2011 (-).

  6. Punching Out:  One Year in a Closing Auto Plant, 30 January 2011.

  7. Super Sad True Love Story. 27 March 2011.

There are some books stacked and ready for review, and the bookworm will sprout more segments during the summer.

Oooooooo

(Cross-posted to Cold Spring Shops and to 50 Book Challenge)

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The Master and his Emissary, Iain McGilchrist (+) (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Master_and_His_Emissary)

You can't be me, I'm taken
by Sven Triloqvist on Sun Apr 17th, 2011 at 04:37:35 AM EST
the fry chronicles, ~stephen fry
speaking of faith ~ krista tippett

'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 Sun Apr 17th, 2011 at 09:51:11 AM EST
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Extreme Rambling, Walking Israels Barrier for fun.  Mark Thomas

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Sun Apr 17th, 2011 at 08:26:44 AM EST


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