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MissKitty

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Re: 50 Books in 2008
« Reply #15 on: January 16, 2008, 08:33:24 AM »

1. Rock On: An Office Power Ballad by Dan Kennedy
2. Overtreated:Why Too Much Medicine is Making Us Sicker by Shannon Brownlee
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Re: 50 Books in 2008
« Reply #16 on: January 21, 2008, 09:31:39 AM »

3. The Conservative Soul -- Andrew Sullivan


How was that?  I have a secret sunday morning crush on Andrew Sullivan.  I don't know why.
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Re: 50 Books in 2008
« Reply #17 on: January 21, 2008, 09:33:12 AM »

and an update:
1. All Ages-Reflections on Straightedge- Beth Lahickey
2. Double Duce- Aaron Cometbus
3. I wish there was something i could quit-Aaron Cometbus
4. Dance of Days:Two Decades of Punk in the Nation's Capital-Mark Anderson and Mark Jenkins
5. Straightedge:Clean Living Youth, Hardcore Punk, and Social Change
6. The Democratic Paradox-Chantal Mouffe
7. Is Democracy Possible Here?: Principles for a new political debate-Ronald Dworkin
8. Aesthetic Democracy- Thomas Docherty
9. Rip it up and start again-simon reynolds
10. dishwasher- Pete Jordan
11. Tales of a Punk Rock Nothing- Abram Himelstein and Jamie Schweser
12. Politics out of history- Wendy Brown
13. Bowling Alone- Robert Putnam
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Re: 50 Books in 2008
« Reply #18 on: January 22, 2008, 09:08:22 AM »

1) 90 Minutes in Heaven - Don Piper
2) History of Love - Nicole Kraus
3) The Namesake - Jhumpa Lahiri
4) Awake in the Dark - Shira Nayman
5) Tin Roof Blowdown - James Lee Burke
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Re: 50 Books in 2008
« Reply #19 on: January 22, 2008, 10:00:27 AM »

1 Scott Adams - Stick to Drawing Comics, Monkey Brain - Cartoonist Ignores Helpful Advice
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Re: 50 Books in 2008
« Reply #20 on: January 22, 2008, 10:23:57 AM »

3. The Conservative Soul -- Andrew Sullivan


How was that?  I have a secret sunday morning crush on Andrew Sullivan.  I don't know why.


It was pretty good for a book by someone whose politics I disagree with...my eye-rolling was kept to a minimum, and I didn't scrawl nasty notes in the margins.
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Re: 50 Books in 2008
« Reply #21 on: January 22, 2008, 09:25:57 PM »

Quote from: whigsgeek
1. Invisible Prey, John Sandford

2. Why My Wife Thinks I'm an Idiot: The Life and Times of a Sportscaster Dad, Mike Greenberg
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Re: 50 Books in 2008
« Reply #22 on: January 23, 2008, 12:55:35 AM »

1.  Room for Love--Andrea Meyer
2.  Neighbors: the destruction of the Jewish community in Jedwabne, Poland--Jan Gross
3.  Betwixt--Tara Bray Smith
4.  Naomi and Ely's No Kiss List--Rachel Cohn and David Levithan
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Re: 50 Books in 2008
« Reply #23 on: January 23, 2008, 12:28:22 PM »


1. What my girlfriend doesn't know - Sonya Sones
2. Songs without words - Ann Packer
3.  Long Live the Queen - Ellen Emerson White (a re-read)
4. The Nannies - Melody Mayer

I'm not even taking  a children's or YA lit class this semester, and I'm still only reading one adult book for every 5 kids' books!
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Re: 50 Books in 2008
« Reply #24 on: January 24, 2008, 11:28:45 AM »

1. Northanger abbey - Jane Austen
2. PS I love you
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Re: 50 Books in 2008
« Reply #25 on: January 24, 2008, 12:16:19 PM »


1. What my girlfriend doesn't know - Sonya Sones
2. Songs without words - Ann Packer
3.  Long Live the Queen - Ellen Emerson White (a re-read)
4. The Nannies - Melody Mayer

5. Ben and the Sudden too-big family - Colby Rodowsky
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Re: 50 Books in 2008
« Reply #26 on: January 27, 2008, 02:22:18 PM »

1. The Fields Of Grief - Giles Blunt
2. Flashman In The Great Game - George Macdonald Fraser
3. I Never Knew That About England - Christopher Winn
4. The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas - John Boyne
5. Prayers For The Assassin - Robert Ferrigno
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Re: 50 Books in 2008
« Reply #27 on: January 27, 2008, 11:01:29 PM »



1. What my girlfriend doesn't know - Sonya Sones
2. Songs without words - Ann Packer
3.  Long Live the Queen - Ellen Emerson White (a re-read)
4. The Nannies - Melody Mayer
5. Ben and the Sudden too-big family - Colby Rodowsky
6. Open Court - Carol Clippinger
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Re: 50 Books in 2008
« Reply #28 on: January 28, 2008, 11:40:35 AM »

1. Rock On: An Office Power Ballad by Dan Kennedy
2. Overtreated:Why Too Much Medicine is Making Us Sicker by Shannon Brownlee
3. Good Dog. Stay. by Anna Quindlen.
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Re: 50 Books in 2008
« Reply #29 on: January 30, 2008, 09:50:32 AM »

an update.

1. All Ages-Reflections on Straightedge- Beth Lahickey
2. Double Duce- Aaron Cometbus
3. I wish there was something i could quit-Aaron Cometbus
4. Dance of Days:Two Decades of Punk in the Nation's Capital-Mark Anderson and Mark Jenkins
5. Straightedge:Clean Living Youth, Hardcore Punk, and Social Change
6. The Democratic Paradox-Chantal Mouffe
7. Is Democracy Possible Here?: Principles for a new political debate-Ronald Dworkin
8. Aesthetic Democracy- Thomas Docherty
9. Rip it up and start again-simon reynolds
10. dishwasher- Pete Jordan
11. Tales of a Punk Rock Nothing- Abram Himelstein and Jamie Schweser
12. Politics out of history- Wendy Brown
13. Bowling Alone- Robert Putnam
14. 924 Gilman: The Story So Far- Compiled by Brian Edge
15. My First Time: a collection of first punk show stories- Edited, chris Duncan
16. The Anti-matter anthology:a 1990's post-punk and hardcore reader- Norman Brannon
17. French Feminist Theory- Dani Cavallaro
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