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Old 12 June 2019, 03:58
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Currently reading Surprise, Kill, Vanish: The Secret History of CIA Paramilitary Armies, Operators and Assassins by Annie Jacobson.

Many interviews with Billy Waugh provide much of the body of this book. I am finding it to be quite average and the writing style is plodding in spots.

Next up is Guardian: Life in the Crosshairs of the CIA's War on Terror by Tom Pecora, about a guy assigned to provide security for CIA operations overseas. I've just skimmed through it, but it looks pretty good.

On deck is Masters of Mayhem: Lawrence of Arabia and the British Military Mission to the Hejaz by Jane Stejskal. I've always been really interested in that part of World War I.
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Old 13 June 2019, 11:26
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Make Room! Make Room! by Harry Harrison. This book was the basis for Soylent Green.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1



Gotta say that the book is NOTHING like the movie. They are completely different, but then again, how often is that the case between books and their movies?
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Currently reading Surprise, Kill, Vanish: The Secret History of CIA Paramilitary Armies, Operators and Assassins by Annie Jacobson.

Many interviews with Billy Waugh provide much of the body of this book. I am finding it to be quite average and the writing style is plodding in spots.

Next up is Guardian: Life in the Crosshairs of the CIA's War on Terror by Tom Pecora, about a guy assigned to provide security for CIA operations overseas. I've just skimmed through it, but it looks pretty good.

On deck is Masters of Mayhem: Lawrence of Arabia and the British Military Mission to the Hejaz by Jane Stejskal. I've always been really interested in that part of World War I.

I just started annie jacobsen's book as well. It is badass to say the least.

The book "the subtle art of not giving a fuck" is one of my favorite books to get back on track, and i just got his new book "everything is fucked" that I'm looking forward to reading as well.
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...The book "the subtle art of not giving a fuck" is one of my favorite books to get back on track, and i just got his new book "everything is fucked" that I'm looking forward to reading as well.
Great books. Mark Manson is an interesting guy...
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