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Give People Money 20 November, 2018

Give People Money is yet another book on Universal Basic Income. The writing is decent, the range of topics is worthy, and if you know…

The Last Patriot 29 August, 2018

The Last Patriot is the next installment in the Scot Harvath series after The First Commandment . Not much to say here, the books in this…

The War on Normal People 25 August, 2018

I have been thinking about universal basic income (UBI) a lot lately, and luckily enough so have a lot of other people. The New York Times…

The Danish Way of Parenting 04 July, 2018

The last in the batch of parenting books that I bought, The Danish Way of Parenting turns to Denmark as a bastion of happiness to explain…

Authority 22 April, 2018

Authority is the second book in the Southern Reach trilogy, the first being Annihilation . I would classify these both as literary science…

Dark Matter 15 March, 2018

In trying to keep the sources of my books diverse I pull from some lists periodically just to keep an eye on what other people are reading…

Nausea 08 December, 2017

Nausea was not that good. In some sense I feel bad saying that, especially when the Amazon tagline is "Sartre's greatest novel — and…

The Color of Magic 22 September, 2016

I was recommended to read one of the books in this series, so I chose the first one, The Color of Magic . It is super weird. I am not…

The Last Girl 11 May, 2016

I picked The Last Girl as my choice for the free book of the month from Amazon, at least that is how I think I got this for free. It was…

The Moonlit Garden 13 January, 2016

Amazon started a program called Kindle First where you can pick one of six books each month to get for free. Of the six choices for…

Forensics 31 December, 2015

I have always been interested in the criminal justice system both from a fiction and non-fiction perspective. Forensics is a non-fiction…

Ubik 22 December, 2015

Philip K. Dick is widely regarded as one of the top tier science fiction writers of all time. At the same time, he seems to have a bit of…

The Lost Codex 18 December, 2015

After reading a few of the Scot Harvath books by Brad Thor, Amazon recommended The Lost Codex which is part of the OPSIG series by Alan…

The People of Sparks 23 July, 2015

After reading The City of Ember , I was sufficiently interested to see what the next installment in this series would have to offer. Thus…

Walden 21 July, 2015

Walden is yet another reminder that not all classics are good. I have a suspicion that those who pontificate on Walden only read the…

Neuromancer 07 July, 2015

I have always enjoyed reading science fiction books, but for whatever reason I sometimes disagree with the status quo when it comes to what…

The City of Ember 02 July, 2015

After reading a few young adult trilogies, Amazon recommended The City of Ember . This book was pretty similar to Red Rising and that…

On the Road 12 June, 2015

I don't completely know what to say about On the Road . It was an okay read, although I had trouble staying awake throughout as it was so…

Red Rising 17 March, 2015

I just finished another book that further reinforced how much I like science fiction. Red Rising felt quite a bit like the Hunger Games…

An Officer and a Spy 08 February, 2015

Historical fiction is a strange genre. The first example of this that I remember reading was The Agony and the Ecstasy . That was a very…

See How Small 30 January, 2015

See How Small is Amazon's Spotlight pick for January 2015, whatever that means. Basically, there was a list on Amazon of books and I picked…

Fifty Shades of Grey 11 January, 2015

This may seem like a bit of an odd choice for me to read, but I've been wondering what the big fuss was about this series of books…

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