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What books are you reading?

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Looked for a thread on this, found nada...could we merge it if one already exists, admin?

I'm reading this:

http://www.rci.rutgers.edu/~triner/UFFs ... aradox.pdf

The Globalization Paradox, by Dani Rodrik

Very interesting.
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"the little prince" AGAIN>>>>>>>
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I've just finished reading the last Game of Thrones book.

The five books were a marathon!


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Well, this thread hasn't seen a lot of action so far. I was searching for a "what are you reading thread? " because I've just finished reading "The Power of the Dog" and "The Cartel" by Dan Winslow and I very much enjoyed them both - drug wars in Mexico.
It's fiction, but when you check out news on the Mexican drug cartels IRL, there are a lot characters who resemble the Mexican cartel bosses and members. The books are violent, but the truth is brutal too. Violence, torture and beheadings feature largely in both books - some fiction, mixed with a lot of reality.

I had some time to kill, so needed some books that take you away on a long trip. Recommend.
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Re-reading this classic, by economist Amartya Sen, in the context of COVID and how it has affected development and freedom:

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On the beach by Neville Shute
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That and awaiting the next Houellebecq, which everybody in the game is nervous about in France, because of his wit and his spot-on social analysis, every single book.
It's due for January 2, so, soon.
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Darkcel wrote: Tue Dec 21, 2021 10:46 pm On the beach by Neville Shute
That's on my list of old books to reread. How are you finding it ?
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just finished, good read about a amazing character that made Goa is home for over 4 decades>

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