Our current most commonly shared books

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Our current most commonly shared books

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Mrz. 8, 2008, 9:58pm


Palestine by Joe Sacco (2), Maus : a survivor's tale by Art Spiegelman (2), Under the banner of heaven : a story of violent faith by Jon Krakauer (2), Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood by Marjane Satrapi (2), Stiff : the curious lives of human cadavers by Mary Roach (2), Fast food nation : the dark side of the all-American meal by Eric Schlosser (2).

How exciting - this is the first time I think I've noticed that I actually own/have read all of the most commonly shared works for a group I'm in. I know we're a small group, but still...neat!

Mrz. 9, 2008, 9:31am

I am the other member or the group who has read Stiff. It certainly qualifies as a Micro-History and in some ways a commodity history.

Mrz. 9, 2008, 10:17am

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Jan. 30, 2009, 9:34pm

Under the banner of heaven was really intense.

Apr. 29, 2011, 11:49pm

Sebastian Junger isn't for the faint of heart, in a fashion similar to that of Krakauer. Both have journalistic styles that are immersing and gripping. It's sort of like watching a horror movie through that little crack in your fingers ... Scary, but you don't want to miss any of it.

Enjoy, bfertig!