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Old 12-27-2012, 06:57 PM   #2551
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reading Of Human Bondage

Great read and I think it might especially appeals to a cadre of readers on this board.

Thats been on my list for a while now. Heard great things about it.
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Old 12-27-2012, 06:58 PM   #2552
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Thats been on my list for a while now. Heard great things about it.
Yo, definitely loved Heart of Darkness. Even more so after looking up its author and period written. Its an impressive piece of prose.
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Old 12-27-2012, 07:11 PM   #2553
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To the person who posted the Prince, I read that for a project last year and thought it was a very interesting read. Always wondered what Machiavelli's motivations really were
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Old 12-27-2012, 07:20 PM   #2554
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Yo, definitely loved Heart of Darkness. Even more so after looking up its author and period written. Its an impressive piece of prose.

I figured the tone and style would be something youd like. Glad you enjoyed it.
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Old 12-27-2012, 07:55 PM   #2555
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To the person who posted the Prince, I read that for a project last year and thought it was a very interesting read. Always wondered what Machiavelli's motivations really were
It was basically a resume. It's really impressive how succinct and precise he was with nailing down every detail needed. It holds a lot but compacted in brevity. I really have no use for the knowledge itself but its amazing to read all the malicious ideas so well collected, in a time where gathering knowledge was a troublesome task.
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Old 12-27-2012, 09:24 PM   #2556
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Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad - 10/10

My classmate did this for first semester independent reading. For you, it's probably nothing but for that particular 14 year old indian boy not so much.
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Old 12-27-2012, 10:33 PM   #2557
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Old 12-27-2012, 11:47 PM   #2558
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My classmate did this for first semester independent reading. For you, it's probably nothing but for that particular 14 year old indian boy not so much.
You'd be surprised, while I enjoy reading.. its not an easy task for me. It can become like a chore for me, but I try to read regardless.
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Old 12-28-2012, 04:21 PM   #2559
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Neil Gaiman - The Sandman



Just finished the first chapter and I'm in awe. The style is so mind-blowing, I'm still picking pieces of my brain off the desk.
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Old 12-28-2012, 04:28 PM   #2560
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Old 12-28-2012, 05:20 PM   #2561
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Old 12-28-2012, 05:23 PM   #2562
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This Is How You Lose Her by Junot Diaz
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Old 12-30-2012, 05:04 PM   #2563
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Cool book. Steven Levitt is kind of my hero as an economist lol
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Old 12-31-2012, 03:57 AM   #2564
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Just finished Life of Pi - Gotta admit, it blew me away. Not gonna lie, the ending made me emotional. What an incredible novel.


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Old 12-31-2012, 05:11 AM   #2565
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The Death of Commonsense : How Law is Suffocating America. By Philip K. Howard. It was one of my Dad's books. Sounded interesting.
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