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    [ame=http://www.amazon.com/Places-Between-Rory-Stewart/dp/0156031566/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1281659525&sr=1-1]Amazon.com: The Places In Between (9780156031561): Rory Stewart: Books[/ame]

    Interesting memoir of a Scot that walked across Afghanistan 3 months after the USA intervened with the Taliban.

    Really gives you a good idea about how, and why real average rural Muslims preceive their world.
     
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    Walden by Hank Thoreau. It's taking me awhile. I'm a slow reader. On top of that, he keeps making all these classical lit and historical references that sidetrack me when I have to look them up. Very challenging, but educational and at times humorous.
     
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    Patriots by David Drake.
     
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    I'm on the last hundred pages of The World According to Garp, by John Irving.

    I also started reading The City and the City by China Mieville.
     
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    I am working my way through my Pratchett collection.


    Currently on the Fifth Elephant.
     
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    Great Book: Have you read Hotel New Hampshire?
     
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    cool:cool:
     
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    Yeah. I liked Hotel New Hampshire, but not as much as some of Irving's other stuff. And now having finished it, I liked Garp better than it.
     
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    Yes, I agree.

    Have you read Cider House Rules?
     
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    A book called Affluenza.
    It's all about duh murkin dream.
    [ame=http://www.amazon.com/Affluenza-All-Consuming-Epidemic-John-Graaf/dp/1576751996]Amazon.com: Affluenza: The All-Consuming Epidemic (9781576751992):…[/ame]
     

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