On This Day of 17/08/08

August 17, 2008 at 9:25 pm Leave a comment

Progress in keeping this blog updated: POOR

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Summer Reading List:

Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley (Finished)
Freakonomics, by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner (Finished)
Guns, Germs, and Steel, by Jared Diamond (Finished)
The Prince, by Niccolo Machiavelli (Finished)
Norwegian Wood, by Haruki Murakami (Finished)
2001: A Space Odyssey, by Arthur C. Clarke (Finished)
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, by Michael Chabon (Finished)

Steal This Book, by Abbie Hoffman (In Progress)

Beowulf, Unknown Author
Gulliver’s Travels, by Jonathan Swift
Atlas Shrugged, by Ayn Rand
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, by Hunter S. Thompson
The Constitution of the United States, by John Tucker
On the Road, by Jack Kerouac
A Clockwork Orange, by Anthony Burgess
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, by Ken Kesey
In Cold Blood , by Truman Capote
Beautiful Losers, by Leonard Cohen
The Assault on Reason, by Al Gore
Maps and Legends, by Michael Chabon

With only two weeks left, I’m almost certainly not going to make it. Any suggestions for which of the remaining twelve books I should try for?

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Things I am Currently Nostalgic For:

Sand bars
Hermit crabs
Truck-stop Diners
BBQ Potato Chips
Mint Chocolate-Chip Fudge Ice Cream

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I am back in Winnipeg now. This is exactly where I do not want to be.

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