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Old 12-31-2012, 02:42 PM   #2581
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Yeah, part of me really admires the hell out of his creativity and approach but another part of me thinks his work can be amateurish.

I saw critique that said the second book was weaker because he was relying on research he himself did not conduct and he wasn't as skeptical of it as he should be, but he and Dubner both seem to really enjoy being contrarian for its own sake.
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Old 01-08-2013, 07:09 PM   #2582
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Sin City, Vol. 1: The Hard Goodbye - 5/5

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Old 01-09-2013, 04:44 AM   #2583
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Old 01-09-2013, 05:37 AM   #2584
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Old 01-09-2013, 06:06 AM   #2585
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Old 01-11-2013, 02:54 AM   #2586
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I just finished this:



It was an extremely powerful memoir and I really enjoyed it. I definitely recommend it.

Now I'm about to start this:



I've read a lot of good things about this author's work, so I decided to check this one out.
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Old 01-13-2013, 01:07 PM   #2587
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Great little book
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Old 01-13-2013, 02:39 PM   #2588
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Old 01-13-2013, 03:03 PM   #2589
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I hope you enjoy footnotes.
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Old 01-14-2013, 11:04 PM   #2590
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Now I'm about to start this:



I've read a lot of good things about this author's work, so I decided to check this one out.

^This book was amazing. Really emotional story.

Now I'm reading:

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Old 01-15-2013, 02:18 AM   #2591
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Old 01-15-2013, 06:15 AM   #2592
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Deception Point - Dan Brown (Author of Da Vinci code, Angels and Demons)
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Old 01-15-2013, 06:48 AM   #2593
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The village people dude and rainbow flag has nothing to do with it, but it's funny as hell to see.

Great conclusion to a 23 year journey.
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Old 01-15-2013, 07:05 AM   #2594
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So I just browsed through Amazon's best books of 2012 list and got the following:

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green (thanks to irondarts)
The Thief by Fuminori Nakamura
Fooling Houdini by Alex Stone
Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt by Chris Hedges
How to be a Person: The Strangers Guide to College, Sex, Intoxicants, Tacos, and Life Itself
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Old 01-15-2013, 07:33 AM   #2595
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Somehow never got to it before.
Its veery good.
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