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Brave New World

Brave New World © 1932 Aldous Huxley 270 pages In Amusing Ourselves to Death, Neil Postman introduced the book with his suspicion that Brave New World’s predictions were coming to fruition — namely, that human happiness will be pursued by … Continue reading

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This Week at the Library (6/11)

It’s been a couple of weeks since the last time I updated, and most of my reading has been focused around school. I’m taking three courses that require readings to prepare for each lecture, and to supplement that (and prepare … Continue reading

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This Week at the Library (11/9)

This Week at the Library (11/9) Currently Listening To: “Waking Up in the Universe“, Richard Dawkins ” It is sometimes said that scientists are unromantic, that their passion to figure out robs the world of beauty and mystery. But is … Continue reading

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This Week at the Library (1/9)

Current Music: “Never There“, Cake I had hoped to delay this week’s update until I was able to read Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, but getting my hands on a copy of the final book has been harder than … Continue reading

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This Week At the Library (13/8)

Smellincoffee003: I read my first Harry Potter book today.Potterhead: excellentPotterhead: and?Smellincoffee003: I kinda liked it.Potterhead: muhuhahahaha They’re out to get me! This is the library I have gone to all of my life, by the way. I literally grew up … Continue reading

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This Week at the Library (6/8)

It didn’t take me long to zip through this week’s reading for whatever reason; the gods directed me to a select some very readable books, I suppose. The first book I read was Al Franken’s Lies and the Lying Liars … Continue reading

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This Week at the Library (2/8)

Last week’s reading was primarily nonfiction, as half my reading pertained to the classes I’m going to be taking. The other two books — Theories for Everything and The Mammoth Hunters — were unrelated to my classes. The first book … Continue reading

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This Week At the Library (12/7)

The first book I read last week was Jean M. Auel’s The Valley of Horses. It is the second in Auel’s Earth’s Children series, and I found it immensely entertaining if a bit too fantastic to be believable. In the … Continue reading

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This Week at the Library (3/7)

I’ve had a lot of good reading the last few weeks, which is not suprising given how heavily steeped my library selections were in science. I began with Before the Dawn by Nicholas Wade. The cover of the book is … Continue reading

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