Tag Archives: politics

Revolution by Russell Brand

I listened to the audio book of this for the Huntington Beach Non Fiction Book Group. When I listen to audio books I am usually a bit distracted, talking to my dog and my child as I take them both … Continue reading

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Pigs in Heaven by Barbara Kingsolver

This is the sequel to The Bean Trees, which is about a white woman who has an abused Native American child given to her in a parking lot by a stranger, and she decides to adopt her. This is the … 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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Green Illusions by Ozzie Zehner Discussion Questions

We will be discussing Green Illusions by Ozzie Zehner at the next Las Vegas Non-Fiction Book Group meeting.  Here are the questions I will use to keep the discussion going: Did this book change your perception of green energy supply … Continue reading

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Discussion Questions for Fist Stick Knife Gun by Geoffrey Canada

The Las Vegas Non-Fiction Book Group meets tomorrow to discuss Fist Stick Knife Gun – a Personal History of Violence by Geoffrey Canada.  These are the questions I will use to keep the discussion going. Why do you think Canada … Continue reading

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Nothing to Envy by Barbara Demick

For a non-fiction book written by a journalist it is a remarkably easy read, especially given the subject matter. It is the stories of six ordinary people from Communist state North Korea.  Demick lived in Seoul in South Korea for … Continue reading

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Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi

I wonder what sort of target market Nafisi had in mind when she wrote this book. It is about her experiences of living in Tehran through the late 70s and early 80s as Iran went through a revolution, told through … Continue reading

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