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state of fear

My current status of a man of leisure with plenty of reading time allows me to indulge. More than a 1000 pages of Michael Crichton in three days. I normally list my reading here, but the last Crichton I read, … Continue reading

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addicts

Sorry, I’m doing it again, and not only that, it’s the second post by Joris Luyendijk¬†that I re-blog.¬†The text below is from his Guardian Banking blog, but the title of the shorter Dutch version published as a column in the … Continue reading

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wondering about Cairo, episode two

I’ve read my first serious book about the city, David Sim’s Understanding Cairo, the logic of a city out of control. I suspect it’s about as good as it gets as a first introduction. It describes the development of the … Continue reading

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