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Book buying
delirium happy
I have just placed an amazon order for the following books:

A History of God -- Karen Armstrong
Guns, Germs and Steel: A Short History of Everybody for the Last 13000 Years -- Jared Diamond
White Teeth -- Zadie Smith
One Hundred Years of Solitude -- Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Sense and Sensibility -- Jane Austen
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes -- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Myths from Mesopotamia: Creation, the Flood, Gilgamesh and Others -- Stephanie Dalley
The Ground Beneath Her Feet -- Salman Rushdie
The Nine Tailors -- Dorothy L. Sayers

Which seems to be a reasonable selection, overall. Many thanks to everybody who recommended books to me. If you were meaning to recommend but didn't get around to it, then please do, as I'll probably go back to that entry for further recommendations in the future, since there are a whole lot of nifty looking suggestions there that I didn't buy this time around.

(My choices for what I did buy were influenced by factors such as known overlap of taste, presence of multiple recomendations, price, availability on amazon, whim, phase of the moon, etc.)

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Guns, Germs and Steel is very good! (From the parts I read) :)

Coolness! I think you'll really, really like the Diamond. And there are lots of my favourite books on there so I'm happy. Have a fun reading summer.

I'm rather looking forward to the Diamond. I'm figuring that anything which comes highly recommended by both you and oscarhocklee is almost certain to be brilliant.

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