Monthly Archives: August 2013

The Fault In Our Stars by John Green

I am not a huge fan of young adult literature (on account of being an old adult) but once in a while something stupendous comes along and it really does not matter that the ages of the main characters are … Continue reading

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Delusions of Gender by Cordelia Fine

The purpose of this book is to prove that men are not in fact from Mars and women are not from Venus. Fine suggests that all of the scientific studies done by neuroscientists and the like are biased to begin … Continue reading

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Green Illusions by Ozzie Zehner

This book is in three sections. The first section is a critique of various non-fossil fuel and green energy production options and how they are used in the USA. The second and third sections are Zehner’s suggestions of the changes … Continue reading

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The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

This is a beautiful short novel. I am sure big fans of Gaiman will read this is one sitting. I like him, but I am not his biggest fan, I like some of his stuff, but not all. I loved … Continue reading

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Delusions of Gender by Cordelia Fine discussion questions

We will be discussing Cordelia Fine’s Delusions of Gender this week for the Las Vegas Non-Fiction Book Group.  Here are the questions I will use to keep discussion going: Why do you think there have be so many studies devoted … Continue reading

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The Paris Wife by Paula McLain

This is a novel about Ernest Hemingway’s first wife, Hadley.  I had never read anything by Hemingway so I read The Sun Also Rises in preparation for this book.  I was not impressed.  I read this one for the Sin … Continue reading

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Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

I have been meaning to read this book for a long time.  I knew I would like it.  I love a dystopian futuristic novel and I especially love the ones written before I was born.  Bradbury writes and interesting introduction … Continue reading

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