Monthly Archives: January 2006

The Sun is Setting

The Sun Never Sets: Travels to the Remaining Outposts of the British Empire By Simon Winchester In the early 1980s, journalist Winchester decided to visit what was left of the British Empire. It was an odd assortment of places including … Continue reading

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Googlewhacking

Dave Gorman’s Googlewhack Adventure At the age of 31, Englishman Dave Gorman decides it’s time to act like a grown-up, and write a Are You Dave Gorman?.real novel. He talks his way into a book contract, and accepts an advance. … Continue reading

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Without a Net : Middle Class and Homeless (with Kids)

Without a Net : Middle Class and Homeless (with Kids) in America: My Story — By Michelle Kennedy Kennedy was a typical college student until a series of circumstances and mistakes sets her life on a downward spiral. Her parents … Continue reading

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Homeless with Kids : One Mother's Story

Without a Net : Middle Class and Homeless (with Kids) in America: My Story — By Michelle Kennedy Kennedy was a typical college student until a series of circumstances and mistakes sets her life on a downward spiral. Her parents … Continue reading

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Us and Them: Understanding Your Tribal Mind — By…

Us and Them: Understanding Your Tribal Mind — By David Berreby An interesting look at the how (and sometimes why) the human mind thinks about other human beings– specifically, how we divide ourselves into groups, and then deal with the … Continue reading

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