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Summer Classic Reread: “Walden”

Summer Classic Reread: Walden by Henry David Thoreau  Why I wanted to reread it: Walden is one of the great American classics because it speaks about nature, individualism, and creating a life philosophy. I think a lot about nature (actually, … Continue reading

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Sci-Fi: “Ship Breaker”

Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi  In the aftermath of environmental apocalypse, in the world of ship breaking on the Gulf Coast, Nailer survives by pulling copper wire from grounded oil tankers. He, like everyone else he knows, is looking for … Continue reading

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“That Used to Be Us”

“This is a book of exceptional importance, written on a sweeping scale with remarkable clarity by two of our most gifted thinkers. . . . It should be read by policymakers and every American concerned about our country’s future.” Library … Continue reading

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