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Outlaw bible of American Poetry
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If Disney Ran Your Hospital: 9 1/2 Things You Would Do Differently

By Fred Lee

@ 1st i thought, this is a load of crap. People go to Disney to have fun, and people come to the hospital cause they're sick. After 50 some pages (i dyslexic yo lol) my view on this book has changed dramatically.

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The Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan. It is a story about the Dust Bowls of the 1930s. Makes our little economic thing these days look like a piece of cake.

Book before that was MANHUNT The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer
By James L. Swanson. Story about the Lincoln assassination.
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La Reina Del Sur by Arturo Peréz-Reverte (its been awhile since I've picked it up admittedly)

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Marine Sniper by Charles Henderson, the true account of legendary Vietnam sniper Carlos Hathcock.

Fascinating stuff.


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That sounds cool.. I have read a number of articles about him on the internet... Never read an entire book, but some of the pieces on him have been 20+ pages.
Very interesting down to earth man.. Not that he is hollywood big.. but everyone you hear of meeting him talks about how great of a guy he was.
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I had not read anything lately and decided to go back to the library just recently. I picked a book out of fiction primarily because it had a bright cover that caught my eye "A Free Life" by Ha Jin. I enjoyed it so I am now reading another book by the same author, "Waiting".
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Marine Sniper by Charles Henderson, the true account of legendary Vietnam sniper Carlos Hathcock.

Fascinating stuff.
Read that one. its pretty cool.

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Marine Sniper by Charles Henderson, the true account of legendary Vietnam sniper Carlos Hathcock.

Fascinating stuff.
Great book. I remember reading that in 8th grade!
If you like that you'll like "One Shot, ONe Kill" can't remember the author's name. Its a collection of stories from snipers in nearly all of the modern conflicts, from WWII to Beirut

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Re-reading Musashi by Eiji Yoshikawa

And considering reading Twilight since I'm going to the movie tomorrow night.

I need to read some more non-fiction.

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Only Playboy? LAME!!!!!
Isn't that the only one you'd read?
The rest you'd look at, and presumably fapfap to.

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Its for reading material, seriously. I dont need to be sprouting wood while I'm taking the Browns to the Superbowl.

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Browns to the Superbowl.

where do you come up with this chit?

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I just got done with the Dark Tower series and Thunderhead. Now I'm reading American Gods.

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I just got done with the Dark Tower series and Thunderhead. Now I'm reading American Gods.
The last few Dark Tower clearly were just thrown out there with very little idea of where it was going. I was dissapointed with the ending. Great series over all though...starting when Mr King was still in college and writing for fun.

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Twilight in the Desert by Matthew Simmons.

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The last few Dark Tower clearly were just thrown out there with very little idea of where it was going. I was dissapointed with the ending. Great series over all though...starting when Mr King was still in college and writing for fun.
Yeah the last few books felt rushed. Kind of like he really didn't want to write them, but knew he had to finish. The ending was a love it or hate it thing. It was a classic King ending, and I really liked it.

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Finished the last of the HALO series a little while back. Now the only reading I'm doing is for school, a graphic novel called MAUS about Jews in WWII.

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