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Menlo Park, CA

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January 9, 2013

Some of my favorite books...

Island of Vice: TR's Quest to Clean Up Sin-Loving New York by Richard Zacks, Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville, Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, The Forever War by Joe Haldeman, Looking Backward[masked] by Edward Bellamy, Triumph of the City by Edward Glaeser, The Conscience of the Eye: The Design and Social Life of Cities by Richard Sennett, and Adam Smith An Enlightened Life by Nicholas Phillipson.

Books I've been meaning to read...

Paris to the Moon by Adam Gopnik, A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn, 3 Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace One School at a Time by Greg Mortenson/David Relin, and London: The Biography by Peter Ackroyd.


Hi. Enjoy reading books on political issues, history, and biographies. Interested in seeking new ideas on how to make social change. Looking to make new friends and get book recommendations.

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