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Only for political reasons

I can't make it out the writing is too small, does it say The Holy Duran ? if it has anything to do with Simon Le Bon then it's a no from me

For whoever is interested: I wrote a book. Hope you guys don’t mind the shameless promotion: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08SGWD2G4/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

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This was a gift from my sister who's undergrad is in psychology. I don't agree with everything he says, mostly because he's an atheist who can't comprehend how a theist can be intelligent or happy. But I respect his principles, he's intellectually honest and as a result of this book, I deleted my Twitter account. Worth every penny for that. :D


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My gf got me this for my birthday:


Haven't read it yet, but I do love a good 'mountaineering disaster' book. My bookshelf is full of them, surprised she was able to find one I haven't already read :D

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Finished this in six weeks (read most of it during the final two weeks of Trump's Presidency, the last third over the last four weeks):


Really enjoyed it.  Should be required reading for anyone taking a civics class. 

Obama does a great job of explaining what it means to be President in the 21st century.  Whether you agreed with his politics or not, he lays out his though process on some of the biggest decisions during his Presidency.  

The last chapter is surprisingly suspense filled and just flat out perfect storytelling; juxtaposing the dangers of one threat being put down (Osama bin Laden) with the rise of a new threat (Trump).  

Very recommended.

Currently reading:


It's a fictional fever dream in which Carrey's fantastical mind and moments from his life are intertwined.

Really different but thoroughly enjoying it.  Definitely not for everyone.  Has a stream of conscious dynamic that may not appeal to some.  Extremely absurd and at times very dry (but also funny).  

Highly recommended for anyone who enjoyed Eternal Sunshine of a Spotless Mind.  It has a similar vibe.   

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1 hour ago, Gracii Guns said:

Currently reading. I am now both informed and angry in equal measure. 


Was the motherhood penalty as a result of offside and if so how did she know? :lol: 










*hides* :lol: 

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" The Scorpions's Tail" by Preston and Child

On 1/3/2021 at 9:24 AM, ssiscool said:

So other than the 3 autobiographies by Duff, Slash and Steven and then Reckless Road, What GNR related books would people recomend?

This isn't about GNR, but if you're a fan of Paul Stanley of KISS, his book is very good as well as Dee Snider of Twisted Sister.

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A book about Christopher Columbus by some Norwegian author. Interesting enough. I found it at my mum's place this Easter while looking for interesting history books. My mum's got books everywhere and wants me to take as many as I can to free up space in her shelves. So I bought a bunch back home, mostly related to the Iron Age since that's where my interest lies these days.

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