Such a great book! I tried reading Friendly Fire and it was just not the same.Alpo said:The Yacoubian Building by Alaa Al Aswany
Middle East will never look the same again after reading this. While being a novel I think this book accomplishes in what several non-fiction books have tried to acchieve i.e. breaking the stereotypes and giving non-Western and more diversive perspective on Middle East.
Interesting "triad":synLeszka said:Christ Recruficied: by Nikos Kazantzakis
The Young Hegel: by Gyorgy Lukacs
The Bible: by God
Herman Webster Mudgett, "America's first mass-murder"! A third cousin of Daniel Webster and a distant cousin of mine at least four different ways, through his numerous Hampton, New Hampshire, ancestors. As the saying goes, "You can choose your friends, but not your relatives..."William said:Maybe I ought to start on my summer reading assignment - The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson.
Just started Orlando Figes' The Crimean War: A History. I've read two other books of his, both of which were outstanding: Natasha's Dance: A Cultural History of Russia and A People's Tragedy: The Russian Revolution: 1891-1924.JoeZollars said:This is just a thread to ask what everyone is reading. Till Wendsday I will be reading nothing other than textbooks, but after that---ooh man do I ever have a stack to get through. As soon as I am done with my finals, I am making it top priority to finish Law of God.
One of the things is that he almost literally says that the worship became completely uniform after Constantine. He also refers to some of the house churches as "seating" people, when they didn't sit during worship. He also discusses how the clergy needed to be separated from the people, and so the templon developed...Volnutt said: