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Jay Lake
Date: 2009-08-30 04:56
Subject: [links] Link salad gropes its way into Sunday morning, gets slapped
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Tags:books, green, links, personal, photos, politics, reviews, trial
Sacramento Book Review likes Green Powell's | Amazon | Kindle | Barnes & Noble | Borders ]

The New Yorker on "Seven Essential Fantasy Reads" — Which I found via this blog post from Dazed Rambling with some alternative recommendations, including my own Trial of Flowers Powell's | Amazon | Barnes & Nobles | Borders ].

Holey Smokestack: 1865Shorpy with an odd bit of American naval history.

The Burden of Debt — Paul Krugman continues to be smart about the deficit.

The Edge of the American West on conservative accusations of liberal "royalism" — Ummm...Bush? Anyone? Once again the conservative mindset betrays itself spectacularly.

?otD: Do zombies experience tooth decay?



8/30/2009
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 6.25
This morning's weigh-in: 232.4
Currently reading: The Real Wizard of Oz by Rebecca Loncraine; Acacia by David Anthony Durham


Originally published at jlake.com.

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fledgist
User: fledgist
Date: 2009-08-30 13:12 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Greem? Another novel in your growing shelf?
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Jay Lake
User: jaylake
Date: 2009-08-30 13:23 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Heh. Oops...
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fledgist
User: fledgist
Date: 2009-08-30 13:36 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Well, as they say, slip happens...
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mcjulie
User: mcjulie
Date: 2009-08-30 15:01 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
I'm not sure I would trust the literary opinion of somebody who puts The Lord of the Rings in there with all the juvies as being written at about the "fourth grade level," then recommends a Shannara book.
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fledgist
User: fledgist
Date: 2009-08-30 18:44 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
A very good point.
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Danny Adams
User: madwriter
Date: 2009-08-31 01:50 (UTC)
Subject: It's Not A Cold War-Era Silo...
...but it would have a lot of shelf space:

US's Yucca Mountain nuclear project in meltdown
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Jay Lake
User: jaylake
Date: 2009-08-31 01:58 (UTC)
Subject: Re: It's Not A Cold War-Era Silo...
Low cost earthquake and hurricane insurance, too...
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