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Sep
23
Cross-Pollination and Cactus Boots

Cross-Pollination and Cactus Boots

I've read over 230 books over the past seven years, but only a couple of them have changed my definition of what a book can be. The first was David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest and now America and the Cult of the Cactus Boots.
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Sep
16
September Reading: Broke, USA

September Reading: Broke, USA

Ah, mid-September. Fall is (theoretically) getting close, my daughter just turned seven and my birthday is right around the corner.
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Sep
05
Systematic Reading: a quick guide to getting past intimidation

Systematic Reading: a quick guide to getting past intimidation

Reading books is arguably one of the most worthwhile things you can do with your time. But despite knowing this,
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Sep
01
How (and why) to Read a Book

How (and why) to Read a Book

Est. Reading Time: 4 minutes It seems fitting that my first post on my newest iteration of a blog be
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