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Book Report: We'll Show the World A surprisingly-relevant book about World Expo '88. Why should I, a San Franciscan, care about a world exposition that took place 30 years ago in Brisbane, Australia? I didn't especially want to read ...

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Book Report: Lawrence and Aaronsohn It's Armistice Day today, so here's a book about World War I. Specifically, it's about Lawrence of Arabia and Aaron Aaronsohn who I guess you might call, uhm, Aaronsohn of Palestine. The subtitl...

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Book Report: You Can't Win Jury duty continues. Jury selection continues. Maybe this is an appropriate time to post this book report which I typed up a while ago... You Can't Win is the autobiography of Jack Black. Here, b...

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Book Report: Planet of Slums Seriously? They used Erlang? On purpose? What's that you say? The mic is on? We're rolling? We're on the air? Oh! Ahem. It's time for a Book Report. This book by Mike "City of Quartz" Davis ...

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Book Report: India Unbound In this book, Gurcharan Das whines about life in India under the "License Raj". For many decades, India's government was over-regulated. The government was in charge of everything. Bureaucrats had ...

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