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post written by: Marc Email I credit a fraction of who I am today to each of these books.
I was incredibly lucky that my Mom owned a beautiful second-hand book store throughout my adolescence, because I constantly got to reap the reward of having amazing literature at my finger tips. Whatever I wanted to read, I was lucky enough to get to read. And as a result of the store taking second-hand books, can you even grasp how many amazing books must I got to read, that I never would have known about otherwise? Every few days, I was switching out. I never kept a book, so she never lost a cent, but I was always reading, always taking in knowledge.
The following list was compiled from an online survey in 2007. Parents and teachers will find it useful in selecting quality literature for children. by E.B.
post written by: Marc Email The Web is grand.
Written by: Jason Lankow, Ross Crooks, Joshua Ritchie, and Brett McKay <img class="aligncenter" title="bookshelf of vintage books" alt="" src="http://thenonist.com/images/uploads/KUPFERSITCH-KABINETT-DRESD2.jpg" width="343" height="344" /> Photo by the nonist There are the books you read, and then there are the books that change your life.
Move over Oprah, another media titan is stepping into the hardback endorsement space. Rupert Murdoch, with his inexplicable but highly entertaining presence on Twitter, is on a book critic tear, firing off terse, 140-character reviews of literature ranging from the controversial to mainstream bestsellers. The News Corp. chairman and CEO has a rather unpredictable reading diet. Here's what he's tweeted about so far: Charles Murray Coming Apart Make no mistake, Murdoch loves Charles Murray. The co-author of the controversial book The Bell Curve , which associated race with IQ differences, is the only author the media mogul confesses to "re-reading."
We get a lot of emails, letters, and comments from community members asking us which books we're reading. So we polled members of the GOOD team and compiled our suggestions here. Consider it-as well as anything by J.D.
post written by: Marc Email In various ways, these 30 books convey some of the philosophy of how Angel and I live our lives. I honestly credit a fraction of who I am today to each title. Thus, they have indirectly influenced much of what I write about on this site.