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Since 2015, there has been a spectacular boom in a nearly two-hundred-year-old delusion—the idea that we all live on a flat plane, under a solid dome, ringed by an impossible wall of ice. It is the ultimate in conspiracy theories, a wholesale rejection of everything we know to be true about the world in which we live. Where did this idea come from?...
I cannot stress how horrifyingly prescient the history of the Flat Earth movement is to this moment. I didn't believe it until I read it in this book, and I can barely believe I'm writing this sentence. It's just such a good read. – source
RIP to Larry McMurtry, who wrote one of favorite books ever, All My Friends Are Going to Be Strangers, a beautiful thing. From Jim Harrison’s review in 1972: “He visualizes his success as evil, the dream defiled, mucked-up, mundane.” – source
It is also imperative you read "Dark Passage" by David Goodis. Is this book a 60-year-old noir about a guy who gets facial reconstruction surgery to evade murder charges? Yes. Is it a "good" book? Probably not. Did I enjoy it? Yes, therefore canceled. – source
A riveting, incisive, and wide-ranging book about the Right to Die movement, and the doctors, patients, and activists at the heart of this increasingly urgent issue. As much of the world's population grows older, the quest for a "good death," has become a significant issue. For many, the right to die often means the right to die with dignity. The I...
I also recommend you pick up @katieengelhart's deeply researched and heartrending book on the right to die before the liberal gestapo raise the prices at Barnes & Noble, effectively canceling it. – source
Also recommended byAnne-Marie Slaughter
I really recommend this book. – source
Also recommended byMona Eltahawy
Favorite book of the decade. – source
@sequinpants Here's a really good book on just that! It's basically like the gambling term "pot commitment," plus some other psychology. – source
Also recommended byDavid Heinemeier Hansson