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The IIstix Reading Challenge - let’s do this
Posted: 16 June 2008 10:31 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 31 ]
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27 - Anthony Bourdain - A Cook’s Tour

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Posted: 16 June 2008 11:17 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 32 ]
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Generation Kill - Evan Wright
Beyond Band of Brothers - Maj. Dick Winters
Audacity of Hope - Barack Obama

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Posted: 16 June 2008 12:22 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 33 ]
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31 - alan weisman - the world without us - it begins with a great premise, if all humans suddenly disappeared, what would happen.  then looks at how humans have affected various parts of the earth.  i recommend it.

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Posted: 16 June 2008 12:42 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 34 ]
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32) Diary - Chuck Palahniuk

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Posted: 17 June 2008 12:36 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 35 ]
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33 - Moneyball - Michael Lewis

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Posted: 29 June 2008 09:38 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 36 ]
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34) The year of living biblically - A J Jacobs

The same guy who read the encyclopedia britannica decides to spend a year trying to follow the commandants and rules in the Bible as literally as possible.  Very thoughtful and not at all glib.

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Posted: 29 June 2008 12:32 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 37 ]
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currently in the middle of Blackwater by Jeremy Scahill and Physics of the Impossible by Michio Kaku.
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it’s almost July and we’re at 34. we’re trying to hit 200 by year’s end?

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Posted: 29 June 2008 03:41 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 38 ]
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35) Inspiration and Incarnation - Evangelicals and the Problem of the Old Testament.

Presents an interesting hermeneutical approach that takes an honest approach to some difficult questions of interpretation instead of attempting to explain them away.  Very thoughtful reading.

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Posted: 29 June 2008 05:29 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 39 ]
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36 - Creepy Susie: and 13 other tragic tales for troubled children.

Kinda cheating cuz it’s in the format of a children’s book.  Was amuzing.

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Posted: 30 June 2008 09:39 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 40 ]
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37: The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini

loved it

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Posted: 30 June 2008 10:21 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 41 ]
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i think the count is actually off.

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Posted: 22 July 2008 06:26 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 42 ]
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^ :( but I’m not re-counting.

(maybe) 38: Girls of Riyadh - Rajaa Alsanea.

Interesting in terms of learnings lots about Saudi social customs… sort of a painful read, though, as it wasn’t very well written.

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Posted: 13 August 2008 12:36 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 43 ]
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39. 1434 - The Year a Magnificent Chinese Fleet Sailed to Italy and Ignited the Renaissance.  not quite the book that 1421 was, but still interesting.

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Posted: 13 August 2008 03:23 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 44 ]
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Where Your Treasure Is - Eugene H. Peterson

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Posted: 13 August 2008 03:23 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 45 ]
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40. Where Your Treasure Is - Eugene H. Peterson

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