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Currently reading

This Is My Doctrine: The Development of Mormon Theology
Charles R. Harrell
The Art of Manliness: Classic Skills and Manners for the Modern Man
'Brett McKay', 'Kate McKay'
The God Who Weeps: How Mormonism Makes Sense of Life
Terryl L. Givens, Fiona Givens
The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life
Alice Schroeder
Out of Poverty: What Works When Traditional Approaches Fail
Paul Polak
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April 2013
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March 2013
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reviewed: Cambodia's Curse
Thorough history of the last twenty years. Sad to read though, such corruption and failure of good intentions.
Cambodia's Curse - Joel Brinkley
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February 2012
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December 2009
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reviewed: Out of Poverty: What Works When Traditional Approaches Fail
One of my heroes in the space. Very informal voice, not earth shattering writing but gives a good glimpse into the mind of P...
Out of Poverty: What Works When Traditional Approaches Fail - Paul Polak
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December 2009
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reviewed: The Quran
should be a must read for any serious student of religion
The Quran - Anonymous
reviewed: The Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ (Official Edition)
Most amazing book published in modern times.
The Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ - The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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November 2008
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reviewed: No god but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam
Decent writing, historical analysis of Islam. I find it to be balanced and objective.
No god but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam - Reza Aslan
finished reading:
January 2008
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reviewed: 1776
very well written, engaging telling of history. Fascinating to see the small and simple things, miraculous weather for examp...
1776 - David McCullough
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January 2007
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January 2006
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reviewed: Lost Scriptures: Books that Did Not Make It into the New Testament
I like that it is straight text without commentary. Very interesting books.
Lost Scriptures: Books that Did Not Make It into the New Testament - Bart D. Ehrman
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January 2004
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reviewed: No Man Knows My History: The Life of Joseph Smith
A monumental publication but quite obvious that she had a bone to pick and extremely poor caliber of academic rigor, but did ...
No Man Knows My History: The Life of Joseph Smith - Fawn M. Brodie
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January 1999
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reviewed: Temple and Cosmos: Beyond This Ignorant Present
fascinating. most interesting to temple going mormons to catch all the references.
Temple and Cosmos: Beyond This Ignorant Present (The Collected Works of Hugh Nibley, Volume 12) - Hugh Nibley, Don E. Norton, Don Norton
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