Summer Reading

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  1. RicInOR

    RicInOR
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    What are you reading this summer?


    I am into Brushfire Plague at the moment, written by member @unionguy
    - I may also have to read his 2nd book. Those were discussed in the Survival forum if you want some reviews before getting a copy.

    Next on my list is Col. Coopers Principles of Self Defense.
     
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  2. John H

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    One Second After
    Lights Out

    And several Bruce Lee books
     
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  3. Sgt Nambu

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    The Tomb - F. Paul Wilson A reread from years ago, great book!
    Galactic Derelect - A sci-fi from the '50s by Andre Norton.
    Second childhood I guess!
     
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    "Enduring Courage" by John F. Ross
    Ace pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the dawn of the age of speed.
    He started out as a 1st place national winning automobile race car driver, then joined the army to fly against the Germans.
     
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    The new Geography of Jobs
    Enrico Moretti

    Crucial Conversations
    Kerry Patterson

    America: Imagine the World Without Her
    Dinesh D'Souza
     
  6. PDXSparky

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    Just got it: The MAC Man: Gordon B. Ingram and His Submachine Gun
    by Frank Iannanmico and Don Thomas

    Especially interested in the SWD M11-9 section seeing as I own one. :cool:
     
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    "The Myth of Male Power" by Warren Farrell
    Disturbingly accurate and a great read for any man who is tired of women complaining about sexism all the time.
     
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    Lucifers Hammer
    I found a pdf file online, and it still is a good read after all these years
     
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    ^^^^Great book! Cant beat Niven and Pournell!:D
     
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    Around the World on a Bicycle by Thomas Stevens. A travel adventure book written in the 1880s about the first person to ride a bicycle across America, then around the world, on a penny-farthing bicycle (big front wheel, small rear wheel).
     
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    Cool. I met a guy that was doing just that.. writing a book and doing a live blog riding a pennyfarthing through Death Valley.. he had a long way to go but had already gone a long, long ways around the planet on that thing. bought him a big breakfast
     
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    I've been reading four big ol books on/by Lewis and Clark.. Christmas presents from a few years ago.
     
  14. coastal steelheader

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    Finished it last week and was impressed how well it still holds up. One thing that bothered me about the book was the Senators solution to the crisis and how he forced everyone to share their food and ammo.
     
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    Monthly playboy.

    Kidding.
    A few of my favorites are
    Operation Anaconda

    Lone Survivor

    Killer Elite

    Interrogators

    My men are my heroes

    Last lecture
    Energy bus
     

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