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"The Fight to Vote" by Michael Waldman. Fascinating history of the evolution of the electoral process and voting rights in the United States going back to the Constitutional Convention. This big picture history makes the current wave of disenfranchisement attempts seem simultaneously more outrageous and more transient.

Not at all as depressing or preachy as the title might suggest

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Drums of Autumn which is book 4 in the Outlander series. Another 1000 page book. oye.

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Doing a marathon of Jonathan Mayberry's Joe Ledger novels, just finished The King Of Plagues earlier this evening. Some folks I respect raved about this series, but I'm having a hard time getting excited about it. His heroes are okay, but I'm rather disappointed in his villains. Thrillers need good villains to be memorable.

I'll probably start re-reading John Ringo's Troy Rising SF series next. Still doesn't have great villains, but he's a LOT funnier. I mean, the first book in the series revolves around an interstellar Maple Syrup War. Goofy as hell.

Yeah, I'm not reading anything serious at the moment. There's something to be said for brain candy.

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bass fishing for dummys

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funny you say that Peghey because right now I'm waiting for a coat of paint to dry on window frames, while watching/listening to an episode. Trooper and I plan on cosplaying Dougal and Gillis at some point when I can make costumes again.

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I watched the series while doing some painting. Holy shit, that dood and his kilt are so fucking hot!

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Voyager- the 3rd book in the Outlander series.

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I'm reading about the intricacies of articulation policies in the US.

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Thank you both for giving me some books to add to my reading.

I enjoy neuroscience was fascinated by the Oliver Sacks book that I read.

It was even more fascinating when I actually temporarily experienced something akin to one of his bizarre clinical tales.

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I started it years ago, and never finished it, but I am going to try listening to it, as I do with so many books these days. Thank you for reminding me of the book.

Another writer I enjoy, although his work takes me much longer to absorb than Sacks, is Antonio Damasio. He is a lot more science than story, but his writing is so eloquent that it is never dry or sloggish.

I have become a neuroscience junkie.

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