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    #51
    Never mind the Bullocks - Vanessa Able

    Am reading it on my freshly installed bookviser app (Win 8 only). The reading is easier than with Calibre.

    Quite an entertaining read.
    It details, the author's desire to travel 10,000 km around India, in the cheapest car manufactured, the Tata Nano. The writing is lively and laced with humour. Going by reviews, there's possibly a lot of India bashing' (which is proly not undeserved imho. :-p).

    Her facebook page has some interesting pics.

    Locating an ebook shouldn't be a problem ;-)

    Hope to pick some good practical travel advice from this book.
    (This post was last modified: 08-31-2015, 12:04 PM by radiobox.)

    Progress might have been all right once, but it has gone on too long -- Ogden Nash
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    #52
    National Geographic Nov 2012.

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    Progress might have been all right once, but it has gone on too long -- Ogden Nash
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    #53
    I am reading history book by Peter Frankopan
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    #54
    Vernor Vinge.......A fire upon the deep

    very good scifi
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    #55
    I haven't had time to do much reading lately, but today the power went out. I had enough battery on my phone, so I wound up looking for an eBook to read.

    I wound up finding a short story collection by Isaac Asimov, and read Youth. I was truly impressed.

    I've been meaning to dip my toe into Asimov's work for years, but I'm always too busy reading things that I have to read, rather than what I would like to read.

    It took me less than twenty minutes to read it, but it is seriously one of the best short stories I've read.

    I'm gonna read a few more short stories of his and, if they are this good I'll probably wind up putting the Foundation series on my list.

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    Here is a free, online copy of Youth for anyone that wants to check it out: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/31547
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    #56
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    I'm actually listening to this one, but still, it is an amazing and very interesting work. Love me some Stephen Fry Wub You

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    #57
    Mindfulness in Plain English (I'm trying)
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    #58
    I just borrowed from the internet library:

    The Bible Of Unspeakable Truths

    Heard the author on O&A

    Forward by Penn Jilette. Should be interesting and funny
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    #59
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    I have been hearing people talk about this book for nearly fifteen years, but one thing or the other has kept me from getting around to reading it, until last week.

    I actually listened to this one on audio book while I was working on some other things that didn't require my full attention, but there were long periods in which I had to completely stop what I was doing to focus on the story. This novel was written in a very straightforward style without too many frills— the events that transpire, however, are anything but straightforward.

    If you are looking for a neatly wrapped package and a clean, tidy ending, then this is not the book for you. For those that can get wrapped up in the moment and absorb the atmosphere of this story, you might just feel as I do: this is a one-of-a-kind novel that everyone needs to read.
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