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I lust realized...

...I have nearly $90 in credit at Amazon.com.

*runs off to buy a great big pile of books*


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Sep. 30th, 2008 01:17 am (UTC)
you should tell us what books you end up purchasing!
Oct. 1st, 2008 04:55 pm (UTC)
Several of Terry Pratchett's Discworld books I haven't read yet (including Hogfather and Mort, two that have been highly recommended to me), a handful of Iain M. Banks' "Culture" novels, including Use of Weapons, which I don't own a copy of; and a novel called Altered Carbon, a transhumanist murder mystery by Richard K. Morgan. The last one I found completely by accident in the Amazon "recommended reading" list, and it seemed interesting, so I thought I'd give it a shot.

Most of the books on my bookshelf are nonfiction, so this order is a bit unusual in that it's entirely fiction.
Sep. 30th, 2008 01:56 am (UTC)
Did you read Sean Carrol's book, Endless Forms Most Beautiful? It's one I use to teach about evolution.
Oct. 1st, 2008 04:58 pm (UTC)
I haven't! My favorite book on evolutionary biology is Richard Dawkins' amazing The Blind Watchmaker. I'll have to check it out!
Oct. 1st, 2008 05:15 pm (UTC)
And, if you're into sex, there's really interesting research about Sociobiology concepts applied to human sexuality. But, I haven't found any good, single book for lay readers yet. Hmm.
Sep. 30th, 2008 01:58 am (UTC)
"I lust realized..."

Is that supposed to be a pun? Are you buying porn over there at amazon?
Oct. 1st, 2008 04:58 pm (UTC)
Argh! Curse spell checkers that can't grok context!
Sep. 30th, 2008 11:45 am (UTC)
I have an Amazon Visa card. I really like it. <--- understatement
Sep. 30th, 2008 11:48 pm (UTC)
have fun :)
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