November Reading Pool

booksTime for a new month and since I’ll be chained in a closet most of this night, I thought I would make the reading pool for November available a little early. As usual, I have several suggestions that seem to reoccur regularly. I hope to read many of these before the end of the year so I can start January with a relatively fresh list. But I have also added several new titles to the list, some I have been wanting to read ad a few that just popped up and begged me to read them. Anything catch your fancy?

I’ve glitched my eReader program on my iPad (Marvin) and may have to shuffle a few of the chosen books until it is “fixed.” I have a couple of other readers, including iBooks, so I am not in too much trouble: even though my library of eBooks is on Marvin, I also have them all collected in Calibre. A word to the wise: an eReader is not a database and should only be used to store transitional copies of your books. I have three storage areas: the raw texts on my local cloud, the identified books on Calibre (translated into ePub format), and the reading copies of the eBooks on my eReader. Although it seems anally retentive, 45 years working with computers has taught me more than one sad lesson. So, if you want to make sure … back it up!

Here are the selections for November 2014:

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Massages All Day

I was struck by the difference between the intelligent and thoughtful discourse of the late Frank Zappa and the bumbling inanity of Louie Gohmert.

Here is a recent glimpse into the mind of Louie Gohmert. It’s amazing to think that this country is being governed by the likes of this idiot:

I just had to add this followup from the great Steven Colbert (sorry for the embedded advert):

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