What nonfiction book are you currently reading?

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Wow Xue Sheng! I thought i was seeing things again as i was about to mention that i'm reading the same book. After reading the start at the tea house i visited recently, i was so impressed i bought a copy that was on sale. Never thought i'd be that receptive for the tea thing, but as i've come to see, it seems to be about the underlying implications and circumstances of being.

Once I had the chance to participate in a group ceremony done by urasenke. It was funny because i almost messed something up and everyone started freaking out simultaneously causing me to stop what i was about to do in time.

decorum est


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"Hitler's warriors - The final battles of Hitler's private bodyguard" - Charles Whiting. It's a good book, but I'd recommend reading "The Wehrmacht" by Guido Knopp first.
 

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That sounds a fascinating read, Cory. Let us know what your opinions are on it when you've finished it.
 

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That sounds a fascinating read, Cory. Let us know what your opinions are on it when you've finished it.

Will do. I'm pretty excited about this one. I have no formal education in philosophy, but after reading the Wiki entry for Stoicism it sounds a lot like the mindset that I've adopted over the last few years. It has helped a great deal.
 

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Due to the profane nature of the title, I cannot tell you the name of the book I am reading now. But, it is written by Tucker Max and is his new book. Absolutely hilarious...
 

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I'm reading Atlas Shrugged. Oh, wait, weren't we talking about non-fiction? I can't tell the difference sometimes...
 

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I read "Under the Banner of Heaven" by Jon Krakauer recently, and began reading Carolyn Jessop's "Escape" but found it too much of the same thing.

I hope to obtain a copy of "One Day in My Life" by M.P. Bobby Sands soon, as well as Alexander Solsenitsin's (sp?) "Gulag Archipelago" which I intend to read in that order.

Maiden_Ante have you read any of David Irving's books? He isn't held in very high regard these days, but it can be interesting to read alternative perspectives on historical situations.
 

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oh em gee, I picked up a non-fic book from the bargain table:

The world in six songs by Daniel Levitin .

If I actually make it through (so far the style is engaging) I'll let you know.

I mean, the theory is intriguing how music shaped human evolution....or development...
 

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The Complete Joy of Home Brewing 3rd Edition by Charlie Papazian

"Relax. Don't worry. Have a homebrew."
 
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