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Old 17 November 2019, 17:45
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I just started on this book yesterday and can't put it down: it makes me want to take a road trip to Ohio and see all the mentioned places for myself. The chronicle is such a pleasure to read; McCullough's language is so vibrant and his writing is truly delightful. Highly recommend!
If you like that, then you need to read McCullogh's biography on John Adams.

Also, if you love that period of American expansion and exploration, you need to read Undaunted Courage by Stephen Ambrose. His account of the Lewis and Clark expedition is by far the best I've ever read.
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Old 23 November 2019, 08:11
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The Snowman, Jo Nesbo.

Read The Devil's Star and The Redbreast, prior; Snowman was my favorite of the three. GWAG had recommended these aways back, and they popped up at Goodwill this fall.

Good, quirky detective stories. A bit like Renko from Martin Cruz Smith.
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Old 25 November 2019, 20:00
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John Richard Green's "A History of the English People, volume 1, 449-1214" This is a ten volume set of rather small books, my set is undated, but looks to be from about 1900. This set of books end at the year 1815.

I'm a big fan of British History.

Favorite periods: the "Dark Ages", the Norman Conquest, the Civil Wars of the 17th Century, and the Victorian Age Empire.
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Old 25 November 2019, 20:28
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The Snowman, Jo Nesbo.

Read The Devil's Star and The Redbreast, prior; Snowman was my favorite of the three. GWAG had recommended these aways back, and they popped up at Goodwill this fall.
Knife (Kniv) came out earlier this year... Nesbø is still going strong, should you decide to keep reading through the series.

It is a shame that so far no good Harry Hole movies have been produced. His character should be so much fun to portray.
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Old 25 November 2019, 20:31
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John Richard Green's "A History of the English People, volume 1, 449-1214" This is a ten volume set of rather small books, my set is undated, but looks to be from about 1900. This set of books end at the year 1815.

I'm a big fan of British History.

Favorite periods: the "Dark Ages", the Norman Conquest, the Civil Wars of the 17th Century, and the Victorian Age Empire.
Have you read this one?

Brave New Brain: Conquering Mental Illness in the Era of the Genome
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Brave New Brain: Conquering Mental Illness in the Era of the Genome
I'm not a psychiatrist nor especially interested in brain chemistry, genetics, or epigenetics.
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Old 25 November 2019, 20:54
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I'm not a psychiatrist nor especially interested in brain chemistry, genetics, or epigenetics.
I was effing with you. That book was written by my wife.
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Old 25 November 2019, 20:59
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I was effing with you. That book was written by my wife.
Haha! I attend to the reading of History!
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Haha! I attend to the reading of History!
My wife does as well.
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Old 25 November 2019, 21:10
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Brave New Brain: Conquering Mental Illness in the Era of the Genome
I had a >>>flashback<<< to Basic Training, where the Drills told the eight of us who were going on to PSYOP that we would be going to Ft. Sam Houston (where the Nurses were).

They thought that Psychological Operations was Psychology/Psychiatry.

We (politely) told them we were going to Bragg for AIT, though we went to Airborne School before AIT (1989-1990).
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Old 26 November 2019, 08:58
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How to Win Friends and Influence People:Dale Carnegie.

First read when a teenager, didn't pay it much mind. Certainly speaks volumes to me now.
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Old 26 November 2019, 20:16
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Just picked up:

Betrayal in Berlin: The True Story of the Cold War's Most Audacious Espionage Operation by Steve Vogel.

Goes over the story of us and the Brits building a tunnel under the wall to tap USSR comm's and being sold out by a Brit turned commie.
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Sibanda by Tim Farren.
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Old 4 December 2019, 11:38
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Just finished American Dream by Magda Khalifa great book by a real life Vasquez.
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Just finished All Secure by Tom Satterly. I HIGHLY recommend this book. It was hard to read and even harder to put down. Two words leapt off the pages and slapped me right in the back of my melon. “He wept”.

Read this book.
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Just finished All Secure by Tom Satterly. I HIGHLY recommend this book. It was hard to read and even harder to put down. Two words leapt off the pages and slapped me right in the back of my melon. “He wept”.

Read this book.
Great book, very honest.
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Old 8 December 2019, 23:27
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The Night the Bear Ate Goombaw, Patrick McManus
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Just started , Why Meadow Died, pretty sad deal that day. Broward county could use an overhaul!

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