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  1. Why I Left Goldman Sachs by G Smith

    The same guy that wrote the NyT op-Ed http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/14/opinion/why-i-am-leaving-goldman-sachs.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0 The book...

    Started by mini-baller‎, 10-29-2012 09:40 AM
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  2. Recommend my 13 a book

    He's 13 yrs old. Needs to do some elective reading. Would like something 300 pages or less. What say you?

    Started by UTEX90‎, 10-08-2012 09:03 PM
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    11-15-2012, 12:48 PM Go to last post
  3. Books on Austin, Texas

    Was wondering if anyone had read any good books on the history or culture of Austin. Yall know of any good ones?

    Started by WCPE‎, 08-26-2012 06:58 PM
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    11-02-2012, 01:40 PM Go to last post
  4. Construction Engineering Technologies

    I really didn't know what board to post this in, so I decided I'd post it here and hope for the best. Anyone know anything about this major? It's...

    Started by TTU13‎, 10-30-2012 12:42 PM
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  5. Texas Book Festival Schedule (Cubes) Out...

    http://www.texasbookfestival.org/Calendar.php Full schedule is out for Saturday, Sunday, and late-night Lit Crawl on the East Side. Hope you can...

    Started by TheCruiser‎, 10-02-2012 02:41 PM
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    10-28-2012, 11:45 AM Go to last post
  6. Irene iddesleigh

    by Mr.Wizard's mom... CHAPTER I. SYMPATHISE with me, indeed! Ah, no! Cast your sympathy on the chill waves of troubled waters; fling it on the...

    Started by MrPhlegm‎, 10-24-2012 02:32 PM
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  7. Dan Jenkins. Who's a fan?

    I'm rereading Dead Solid Perfect for about the 4th time. Reread Semi Tough a while back too. Some of the funniest $#@! ever put in print if you ask...

    Started by Felix‎, 04-06-2012 09:25 AM
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    10-22-2012, 04:42 PM Go to last post
  8. Hillary Mantel Wins Second Booker Prize

    ... for Bring Up the Bodies, the next book after Wolf Hall. Ol' Hillary looks like she's been putting on the feed bag. Which is why I probably...

    Started by Dr. Samuel Johnson‎, 10-17-2012 03:33 PM
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  9. Eric Hobsbawm Dies

    Hobsbawm (don't you just love that name?), the very capable historian who was known more for his (misguided) Communist leanings died recently. ...

    Started by Dr. Samuel Johnson‎, 10-03-2012 08:54 AM
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    10-09-2012, 07:19 PM Go to last post
  10. PSA: Humble Bundle for Books

    This is a pretty decent deal for about 12 bucks for a bunch of science fiction: http://www.humblebundle.com/

    Started by Hefeweizen‎, 10-09-2012 05:34 PM
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  11. Books on world history?

    any recommendations? i came across this one on amazon, but the reviews appear mixed: ...

    Started by disappearer‎, 09-16-2012 07:50 PM
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    09-30-2012, 10:28 PM Go to last post
  12. 2012 Texas Book Festival Author List...

    http://www.texasbookfestival.org/Authors.php If you'd like to volunteer or support the event, please let me know. If you're extremely well...

    Started by TheCruiser‎, 09-12-2012 05:15 PM
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    09-24-2012, 11:40 PM Go to last post
  13. We, The Drowned

    Highly, highly recommend.

    Started by Foosters Galore‎, 08-22-2012 07:45 PM
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    09-12-2012, 10:23 PM Go to last post
  14. Sci-Fi/9-11 Literature...

    I can't even count how many stories I read when I was younger about "what if the Nazis won the war", "what if the Japanese won the war." Twilight...

    Started by TheCruiser‎, 09-11-2012 12:57 AM
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    09-11-2012, 07:22 PM Go to last post
  15. Brief Interviews With Hideous Men

    by David Foster Wallace anyone read it and want to discuss? reading it now.

    Started by Future Man‎, 08-30-2012 07:26 PM
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    09-07-2012, 11:49 AM Go to last post
  16. Good cowboy old western books

    TR Fehrenbach, J Frank Dobie, etc Im putting together a gift pack and need maximum can't live without cowboy books. So far I've only got Blood...

    Started by mini-baller‎, 05-20-2012 06:25 PM
    • Replies: 35
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    08-24-2012, 06:05 PM Go to last post
  17. John le Carré

    I'm thinking about putting Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy next on my to-read list. Has anyone read it? Is it worthwhile? From what I've read on wiki,...

    Started by scottonian‎, 01-05-2012 12:36 PM
    • Replies: 10
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    08-24-2012, 11:52 AM Go to last post
  18. Shaggy Book Club

    Is there one?

    Started by TheDynasty‎, 08-19-2012 05:04 PM
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    08-20-2012, 11:47 PM Go to last post
  19. Best books in public domain

    There are lots of great books out there in public domain that can be had free on the webs. Let's hear your favorites and maybe come up with a best...

    Started by NotActuallyALonghorn‎, 07-13-2012 12:01 AM
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    08-20-2012, 03:34 AM Go to last post
  20. Suggestions for a new series of fantasy novels to read

    I just finished the last book in A Song of Ice and Fire and I've already read the Lord of the Rings books (including the Hobbitt). I'm looking for...

    Started by The Smoke Monster‎, 07-18-2012 11:31 AM
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    08-15-2012, 10:51 PM Go to last post
  21. RIP John Keegan

    Amazing military historian. His history of the First World War was eye opening for me on a war that is almost ignored in the US ...

    Started by TexonLongIsland‎, 08-03-2012 09:39 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    08-04-2012, 08:05 PM Go to last post
  22. Books on post war Poland or post Soviet occupied Poland

    On the extreme off chance that anyone has read about modern Poland or even been there please post recommendations.

    Started by mini-baller‎, 07-23-2012 12:39 PM
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    08-03-2012, 11:08 AM Go to last post
  23. R.I.P. Gore Vidal

    First Hitchens and now Vidal, the end of an era is nigh. Anyways, a comprehensive write-up about his life if you are unfamiliair: ...

    Started by CutTheCrackJack‎, 08-01-2012 10:05 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    08-02-2012, 05:16 PM Go to last post
  24. Caro - The Passage of Power

    For fans of Robert Caro's biography of LBJ, the fourth installment, The Passage of Power, is out. There is also now going to be a fifth volume to...

    Started by Dry Elbows‎, 05-14-2012 11:26 AM
    • Replies: 15
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    08-01-2012, 08:16 PM Go to last post
  25. "Swing Your Sword"--the Mike Leach Chronicles

    At the risk of duplicating the thread on the football board, which seeks focused on the Adam Jones incident, who here is going to buy Mike Leach's...

    Started by Ghost of LL‎, 07-13-2011 10:45 AM
    • Replies: 21
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    07-27-2012, 09:16 PM Go to last post
  26. Swing Your Sword

    I didn't see a thread for it (aside from the "Mike Leach just won the internet" thread), and while the hardcover version has been out for a while,...

    Started by Tall Dark and Texan‎, 07-27-2012 07:47 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    07-27-2012, 09:15 PM Go to last post
  27. Poll Poll: Favorite Cormac McCarthy book?

    ????

    Started by Bash Riprock‎, 01-23-2011 06:08 PM
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    07-24-2012, 04:08 PM Go to last post
  28. Does Stephen King suck as a writer?

    Reading first Stephen King novel 11/22/63. He's terrible. He may write good plots but his dialogue is $#@!ty. I am stopping and reading a damn...

    Started by tantric superman‎, 06-15-2012 11:22 PM
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  29. Afgan/Iraq war books

    SIAP... read Lone Survivor which got me started down this path. Have read American Sniper, Lions of Kandahar and Outlaw Platoon. now reading...

    Started by erikestradaschesthair‎, 06-26-2012 04:03 PM
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    07-18-2012, 06:52 AM Go to last post
  30. 100 must reads for men

    http://artofmanliness.com/2008/05/14/100-must-read-books-the-essential-mans-library/ I ran out of ideas as to what I should read next. Used the...

    Started by jose_medina_de_jesus‎, 01-17-2012 01:46 PM
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  31. Civil War books

    To go sorta parallel with the WWII thread. I started with Douglas Southall Freeman's Lee's Lieutenants and bio of Robert E. Lee. Obviously,...

    Started by Idahorn‎, 07-04-2011 03:29 PM
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    07-08-2012, 06:04 PM Go to last post
  32. can you help me with/this humble brag.

    A good friend of mine just showed up at my office, with a gift. after 11 years of my wife buying me the same size 11pair of chuck taylors year...

    Started by jose_medina_de_jesus‎, 07-03-2012 03:59 PM
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    07-06-2012, 10:36 AM Go to last post
  33. Genghis Khan historical fiction

    I have read the Iggulden books, and they are awesome. Does anyone have any rec's for stuff that is similar in nature?

    Started by J.R.‎, 06-22-2012 12:13 PM
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    06-29-2012, 11:55 PM Go to last post
  34. Ray Bradbury dead

    http://www.usatoday.com/life/books/story/2012-06-06/ray-bradbury-dies/55417888/1

    Started by Michael Knight‎, 06-06-2012 10:47 AM
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    06-24-2012, 07:27 PM Go to last post
  35. Books: Digital vs. Print

    So, I'm thinking about taking the leap and committing to digital book purchases as much as possible. I'm (a) about to start living a highly mobile...

    Started by TJ‎, 06-13-2012 04:28 PM
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    06-20-2012, 11:45 PM Go to last post
  36. D-Day Books - Name 'em

    I just picked up "Six Armies in Normandy" by John Keegan since we just passed the D-Day anniversary. I'm wondering what the Shaggigentsia has to say...

    Started by Chad Fuck‎, 06-18-2012 04:04 PM
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  37. Book recommendations

    Gonna be spending a lot of time at work over the next few months and I need some good book/author recommendations. I prefer the techno thrillers. My...

    Started by BrothaHorn‎, 05-28-2012 12:02 AM
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    06-05-2012, 11:09 AM Go to last post
  38. Stranger in a Strange Land

    Just read it. Holy ffff. A little bit hippy porn for awhile but what a dope book. My new rap name is MC Grok.

    Started by Ramonce Taylor's Weed‎, 05-26-2012 09:30 PM
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    05-31-2012, 11:13 PM Go to last post
  39. THujones's Private Book$#@! Venting Thread.....

    Give us your best o' drawer of pixeled $#@!s...:)

    Started by FCHorn‎, 05-10-2012 10:18 PM
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    05-30-2012, 11:14 PM Go to last post
  40. Audiobooks recommendations here, please.

    I'm sure there are some within some separate book threads, but if you have any you want to recommend, I'll take it. Seems to be an art to them,...

    Started by MC Fresh Breath‎, 07-13-2011 09:56 AM
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    05-30-2012, 04:04 PM Go to last post
  41. Ball Four by Jim Bouton

    It is finally out on kindle! woo hoo all astros fans should read this. baseball fans too. so put a piece of popcorn under your foreskin...

    Started by MrPhlegm‎, 04-30-2012 03:21 PM
    • Replies: 18
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    05-30-2012, 12:43 AM Go to last post
  42. The Sun Also Rises.

    The shaggy top 100 thread inspired me to knock the dust off of this one. The 8 years of extra age (mine not the books) opened a entirly new...

    Started by jose_medina_de_jesus‎, 03-05-2012 12:50 AM
    • Replies: 17
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    05-27-2012, 08:00 AM Go to last post
  43. The Blood of Heroes - Brazos Bookstore 5.24.12

    For Houston Shagsters that are Texas history buffs, the author of "The Blood of Heroes," a new book about the Alamo, will be at Brazos Bookstore on...

    Started by Dry Elbows‎, 05-23-2012 12:31 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    05-24-2012, 01:35 PM Go to last post
  44. For Those of You Who Read Fiction

    Try reading some non-fiction, you $#@!ing hippies.

    Started by THujone‎, 05-10-2012 02:02 PM
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    05-20-2012, 02:52 PM Go to last post
  45. The Shortest Story Ever Told

    Pretty cool: Shortest Story Ever Told

    Started by clear lake horn‎, 04-17-2012 09:29 AM
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    05-11-2012, 12:50 AM Go to last post
  46. Stephen King.....he kinda sucks

    Yesterday I decided to take a break and go with a easy quick read. It doesn't get much quicker than "the body". What a waste of time. I...

    Started by jose_medina_de_jesus‎, 04-10-2012 03:45 PM
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    05-10-2012, 05:16 PM Go to last post
  47. Just read "The Art of Racing in the Rain"

    And cried like a little bitch. That "I'm lost" feeling of a man's love for his wife. The uncompromising, unyielding love of a father for his...

    Started by Brisketexan‎, 11-19-2011 10:18 AM
    • Replies: 13
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    05-10-2012, 02:25 PM Go to last post
  48. "The Last Jew Standing" by Michael Simon

    fun read. It's about a New York born jewish kid who's dad is a washed up boxer turned enforcer for a jewish mobster. They end up moving to...

    Started by Gil Bang‎, 04-13-2012 07:32 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    05-10-2012, 02:22 PM Go to last post
  49. After Friday Night Lights

    Buzz just published a new ebook After Friday Night Lights: When the Games Ended, Real Life Began. An Unlikely Love Story. Since so many here love...

    Started by thewacokid‎, 04-19-2012 12:19 PM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 2,165
    05-10-2012, 02:19 PM Go to last post

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