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April 22, 2012

Sunday Morning Book Thread 04-22-2012: Gone To The Dogs [OregonMuse]

At the Obama White House:


"Wait a minute. This is a cookbook!"

Good morning, morons and moronettes.

I discovered a neat little book this week, ]The Benefit of Christ Crucified by an Italian guy named Don Benedetto who lived back in the 16th century. I have not been able to find out much about him other than he was part of the Italian Reformation. Huh. Who knew there was a Reformation in Italy? But there was, even though it was short-lived.

There was a Spanish Reformation, too, but as we all know, no-one expected it.

Yeah.

Anyway, TBOCC is a short book on the "ABCs" of Christian faith. It only 50 pages on my Nook. I like it because as I get older, I find that I constantly need to get reacquainted with the basics. The book was apparently very popular when it first came out, to the tune of tens of thousands of published copies. You can download it in various eBook formats at this link, about halfway down the page. I think it is available in .pdf or .txt format elsewhere.

Here are some books by morons who actually know how to write:

No Justice, But Everyone Got Paid looks interesting, and also because we need more novels written about psychotic lawyers.

Wings Over The Pacific is historical fiction, set in the Pacific Theater of WWII. The blurb at the link is far better than anything I could write about it.

As always, book thread tips may be sent to aoshqbookthread@gmail.com

So what has everyone else been reading this week? Something good, I hope.

Update: Is the AoSHQ main page loading slow for any of you? I've noticed this just in the last few days that it takes quite a long time in Firefox to get to the point where I can scroll up or down.

Update2:Seems to load OK on IE


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