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21 Feb 2016, 10:53 pm

Am currently reading The Age of Reason by Satre which I find reassuring, and The Oak King the Holly King and the Unicorn which is about symbolism in the Unicorn Tapestries.



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25 Feb 2016, 10:58 am

Being Peace, by Thich Nhat Hanh



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25 Feb 2016, 11:14 am

I'm reading The Dark Lord of Derkholm [by Diana Wynne Jones] and The Merlin Conspiracy [also by Diana Wynne Jones].


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25 Feb 2016, 1:22 pm

It's Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini. Having been in psychiatric hospitals before, I can definitely relate to it.


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26 Feb 2016, 2:50 pm

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Just finished the Classics of Indian Spirituality, translated by Eknath Easwaran and with commentary by Michael N. Nagler. The series is made up of 3 texts central to Hindu/Buddhist thought (as shown above): The Upanishads, the Dhammapada and the Bhagavad Gita.

I can *highly* recommend these for those interested in learning more about Indian religion and spirituality, and Michael N. Nagler provides an excellent commentary on the texts from a Western perspective.


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27 Feb 2016, 8:49 am

Reading Beckett's En Attendant Godot (re-reading it) and Filth by Irvine Welsh.



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27 Feb 2016, 7:14 pm

Mad World: An Oral History of New Wave Artists and Songs That Defined the 1980's
by Lori Majewski and Jonathan Bernstein


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28 Feb 2016, 12:04 am

Immanuel Kant's Critique of Pure Reason!



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04 Mar 2016, 3:25 am

Beyond Celts, Germans, and Scythians, by Peter Wells.

Anthropology/archaeology book on the prehistoric populations written about by the classical civilizations of Greeks and Romans. But rather than accepting that each group could be clearly delineated in the eyes of classical writers, the artifacts of these preliterate people's material culture are examined to perhaps better define notions of how they identified themselves, and how identity was not fixed among these European tribes, but often fluctuated. So far, an interesting read.


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08 Mar 2016, 5:51 pm

To Fetch A Thief by Spencer Quinn.

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Joyland by Stephen King

Strangers {a Nameless Detective novel} by Bill Prozani


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09 Mar 2016, 12:22 am

President Nixon: Alone in the White House by Richard Reeves


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09 Mar 2016, 2:39 pm

I'm reading a book I thought I would never really enjoy reading, out of the knowledge. A history book, that's not in my top topics. Esp. middle age, castle etc.. Stuff. About The Tudors. It's like The young and the restless my grand mother would watch on TV.


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13 Mar 2016, 10:49 am

Just began reading History of The Catholic Church by James Hitchcock.

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It's written from the perspective of a devout Catholic, so it will likely present the church in a somewhat positive light. But I'm used to handling such literature, and the reviews of Hitchcock's book are generally favourable, even from mainstream historians.


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16 Mar 2016, 6:17 pm

The Fall Of The House Of Usher, and others.

I decided to pick up an anthology of some of Edgar Allen Poe's fiction.


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