Tag Archives: books

A Deepness in the Sky

I just finished Vernor Vinge’s book A Deepness in the Sky.  It is a loose prequel to his former novel A Fire Upon The Deep.  Both of these are great science fiction books with characters that you will love.  These … Continue reading

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The Revolution Released

Ron Paul’s new book The Revolution: A Manifesto was officially released this week. I received my copy from Amazon about a week ago and highly recommend it. With chapters on foreign policy, the constitution, economic freedom, personal freedom, and money … Continue reading

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The Languages of Pao

I finished reading The Languages of Pao by Jack Vance this week. It is a very interesting story about a planet whose entire culture is changed by a change in the language. This change in language and culture was meant … Continue reading

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Orwell for Christians

I am in the middle of reading 1984 by George Orwell. A friend of mine pointed out the article “Orwell for Christians” from First Things. 1984 is a very interesting book but a little difficult to see where Orwell is … Continue reading

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Unfaithful Narrative and True History

Over the last year I have become interested in the science fiction of Gene Wolfe. Because of various posts on the Urth List concerning the reliability of Severian as the narrator of The Book of the New Sun, Volume 1 … Continue reading

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Reagan’s War

I am currently reading Peter Schweizer’s book Reagan’s War: The Epic Store of His Forty-Year Struggle and Final Triumph Over Communism. It is a very interesting survey of Reagan’s thoughts toward and interactions with communism beginning with his time as … Continue reading

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Concise History of the Crusades

A while back I received an e-mail from the Conservative Book Club advertising the book A Concise History of the Crusades. Based on their description the book sounded really interesting and I added it to my Amazon.com wishlist hoping to … Continue reading

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Shadow War

I heard a little bit of the Rush Limbaugh show today. Roger Hedgecock, who today substituted for Rush, was interviewing Richard Miniter, the autohor of Shadow War: The Untold Story of How Bush Is Winning the War on Terror. I … Continue reading

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The New Sun Series

I haven’t posted for a while and decided I wanted to write a little more about Gene Wolfe’s books. I have finished Shadow & Claw, Sword & Citadel, and Urth of the New Sun. I really liked the series but … Continue reading

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The Book of the New Sun

I just finished reading Shadow & Claw which contains the first two volumes of The Book of the New Sun by Gene Wolfe. I really like the book and would recommend it to anyone. I became interested in Gene Wolfe … Continue reading

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