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Books Read in June

I hit publish, when I mean to save this as a draft. I’m still reading, so I’ll be adding more books to the end of this. The Things They Carried, by Tim O’Brien (read via Overdrive’s free lending program). Vietnam essays for a former vet. War stories. Graphic, but not gratuitous. Horrible. Beautiful. Sickening. Poignant. […]

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Reading Books, Since I’m Without Wi-Fi

A scent of Rumduol a Novel of Cambodia (this was free and it still is) – I think everybody with an interest in Asia, in Viet Nam, in orphans, in the poor, in child welfare, in missions, humanity, should read this book. Every adult anyway. It is never gratuitously graphic in the details, but there […]

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Free Books For Your Kindle

Unless otherwise noted, books are free but this can change without notice. Doublecheck. If you click a link and it doesn’t finish loading, just hit refresh. Sometimes the page just kind of hangs for some reason, I am not sure why. If I don’t say, “I loved this book” or “I read this,” Or something […]

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Isaac Watts on Reference Books, Book Collecting Beyond Your Understanding

Previously XVI. Among other books which are proper and requisite, in order to improve our knowledge in general, or our acquaintance with any particular science, it is necessary that we should be furnished with Vocabularies and Dictionaries of several sorts, viz. of common words, idioms and phrases, in order to explain their sense; of technical […]

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books for Kindle

Not free, worth reading: Endangered Minds: Why Children Don’t Think And What We Can Do About It Thoreau’s Walden, or Life in the Woods: http://amzn.to/2gaXXtx free for your kindle, needs no introduction. Camp and Trail, by Stewart Edward White, Free. While Camp and Trail was written a few decades ago about traversing a wilderness that largely […]

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