Sunday, May 30, 2010

Joe's picks: Twain, trout, a train, a brain and dancing in the dark

Mark Twain: A Life
By Ron Powers

Dancing in the Dark: A cultural history of The Great Depression

The Old Patagonian Express: By Train Through The Americas
Paul Theroux

The Great Brain series

An Entirely Synthetic Fish: How Rainbow Trout Beguiled America and Overran the World

6 comments:

  1. 5 Mark Twain
    4 Great Brain Series
    3 Dancing in the Dark
    2 Patagonian Express
    1 Rainbow Trout

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  2. 5 - Great Brain
    4 - Patagonian Express
    3 - Mark Twain
    2 - Rainbow Trout
    1 - Dancing in the Dark

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  3. 5 Patagonian Express
    4 Great Brain Series
    3 Mark Twain
    2 Dancing In The Dark
    1 Rainbow Trout

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  4. 1. Rainbow Trout
    2. Mark Twain
    3. Dancing in the Dark

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  5. 5 - Twain
    4 - Trout
    3 - Great Brain
    2 - Dancing
    1 - Patagonian

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  6. You guys wisely chose against Dancing in the Dark. Stephanie attempted it and gave up, saying it reads too much like an encyclopedia.

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