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October 25, 2009

new time vid :: brief history of afghanistan

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October 13, 2009

a "short list" of the books that were recommended to me ::

click here to see the list compiled and looking pretty!

... when I asked for suggestions on twitter and facebook...this is about a third of the titles that I received back - maybe they will help you find a book too :: PLEASE add your recommendations for GREAT books in the comments :: click below ::

The Time Traveler's Wife
Naked lunch
Cadillac Desert by Marc Reisner
Black Swan Green by David Mitchell
Flaming Iguanas, Erika Lopez
"The Deluxe Transitive Vampire"
"Giraffes? Giraffes!"
The man who was Thursday, by GK Chesterton
Making Meaning
Middlesex,
The Amazing Adventures of Cavalier and Clay,
House of Leaves,
Cryptonomicon
Head Hunter
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
1959 The Year that Everything Changed
Callahan's Crosstime Saloon
Sacred Games by Vikram Chandra
Size of the World by Jeff Greenwald
Ghostwritten by David Mitchell
Purple cow
The Secret History, Donna Tartt
Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
City of Thieves,
Devil in White City
Zeitoun
Hopscotch by Julio Cortazar
Shantaram
East of Eden
The Once and Future King
Lolita" by Nabokov,
The Book Thief
The Book of Lost Things
The Enchantress of Florence
Big Sur by Jack Kerouac
The Brain that Changes Itself
ROOTS
Three cups of tea
Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff Christ's Childhood Pal
We Die Alone - Howarth
Ball Four" by Jim Bouton
Strong Motion by Jonathan Franzen
Pale Fire (Nabokov)
Master and Margarita (Bulgakov)
Nathanial Philbrick's "In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex
A Game of Thrones - George R. R. Martin
Pontypool Changes Everything by Tony Burgess
"Drood," by Dan Simmons
M.T. Anderson's Whales on Stilts
An Easy Thing by Paco Ignacio Taibo II
A Fine Balance By Rohinton Mistry
Harpo Speaks by Harpo Marx
The Lovely Bones
"Jitterbug Perfume" by Tom Robbins
"An Abundance of Katherine" by John Green
Man's Search for Meaning - Victor Frankl
brothers karamazov
Another Road Side Attraction" Tom Robbins
The Book Of Lost Things by John Connolly
"Mans search for meaning"
Oysters by Jon Biguenet
The Shack
The Feast of Love by Charles Baxter
the ishmael series by daniel quinn
a heartbreaking work of staggering genius
"The Art of Racing in the Rain" by Garth Stein
islam explained -tahar ben jelloun
the jungle - upton sinclair
what is the what - dave eggers
city of quartz / excavating the future in los angeles - mike davis
"The Devil's Advocate: A Short Polemic on How to Be Seriously Good in...
Max Blumenthal's,"Republican Gomorrah"
Chris Hedges, "Empire of Illusion"
Fahrenheit 451
Gilead by Marilyn Robinson
The Audacity of Hope
The Wanting Seed - Anthony Burgess
The Road by Cormac McCarthy
The Cold Six Thousand
invisible monsters - chuck palahniuk
Blood Meridian
The History of Our World Beyond the Wave, R.E. Klein
"The Cellist of Sarajevo"
"Little Bee"
For F*cks Sake by Robert Lasner
"The Dirt" by Neil Strauss and Motley Crue
Devil in the White City
the curious incident of the dog in the nighttime
"The Book of Joby"
Callahan's Crosstime Saloon
Piers Anthony "on a pale horse"
"Novice to Master: An ongoing lesson in the extent of my own stupidity"
Ishmael" by Daniel Quinn.
Netherland, by Joseph O'neill
"the ground beneath her feet" by salman rushdie
Bill Bryson's 'A Short History on Nearly Everything'
A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry
"Lord Vishnu's Love Handles: A Spy Novel (Sort Of)" by Will Clarke
The Alexandria Quartet
The Art of Racing in the Rain
Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson
Oryx and Crake"
"The Year of the Flood"
Integral Spirituality
"life after god
The Stone Raft.
The Diamond Age
The Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard
Riddley Walker
On the Shortness of Life (Penguin Great Ideas)
God's Debris/Religion War by Scott Adams
Scarecrow by Matthew Reilly
The Raw Shark Texts
Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami
Living Nowhere by John Burnside
The Count of Monte Cristo
jonathan strange & mr norrell
Sometimes a Great Notion by Ken Kesey
I Am a Strange Loop by Douglas Hofstadter
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind
The Death Ship
The Hunter
Empire of the Sun, by J.G.Ballard
The Shell Collector by Anthony Doerr
Out Stealing Horses
Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
Lost Illusions.
Everything you need to know about media
Born To Run - Christopher McDougall
Weetzie Bat, Francesca Lia Block
'Matter' by Iain M Banks
crooked little vein by warren ellis
"In A Sunburned Country."
Replay by Ken Grimwood
"Vincent" by Joey Goebel
"The Witch of Portobello" by Paulo Coelho
"Everything is illuminated" by J.S. Foer
"Rant" -Chuck Palahniuk.
The Third Policeman, by Flann O'Brien
"A Whole New Mind: Why right-brainers will rule the future" Daniel H. Pink
The Baroque Cycle by Neal Stephenson
Chabon's Kavalier & Clay.
"Gang Leader for a Day" by Sudhir Venkatesh
AMERICAN ON PURPOSE, Craig Ferguson
Crime and Punishment
'The Shadow of the Wind' by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
"My Father's Suitcase" Orhan Pamuk
the Discovery of Heaven written by Harry Mulish
The Big Orange Splot by Daniel M Pinkwater
Saturn's Children by Stross
Dancing After Hours
the men who stare at goats by jon ronson
"Generation Me" Jean Twenge
Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett
The Fabric of Reality by David Deutsch
Anathem - Neal Stephenson
Light by M. John Harrison
Timbuktu by Paul Auster
'kokoro' by natsume soseki
'a thousand cranes' by yasunari kawabata
The Story of B by Daniel Quinn.
Overqualified by Joey Comeau
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October 12, 2009

time vid :: on the nobel peace prize

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October 1, 2009

new time vid :: diplomacy

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