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Original Essays | September 30, 2014

Benjamin Parzybok: IMG A Brief History of Video Games Played by Mayors, Presidents, and Emperors



Brandon Bartlett, the fictional mayor of Portland in my novel Sherwood Nation, is addicted to playing video games. In a city he's all but lost... Continue »
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    Sherwood Nation

    Benjamin Parzybok 9781618730862

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The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson
The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration

Quacko54, January 3, 2013

This book is a wonderful combination of history,oral history and just rich human stories of people we are honored to know about. Ms Wilkerson has done a magnificent job of researching people and their history right up to the present moment. This book fills in the massive gap of what African-Americans have gone through in their history of our country. The great story of people's migrations from the South to other parts of the country are detailed, well explored and give a rich sense of what it was like to come from backgrounds that were dealing with relentless racism, violence and the day to day stress of just being able to stay alive due to the racist attitudes and violent behavior that is still present in our culture. One of the best books I have ever read.
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Dead End Gene Pool: A Memoir by Wendy Burden
Dead End Gene Pool: A Memoir

Quacko54, January 1, 2011

I enjoyed this book for a number of reasons. Wendy Bender is the same age as I am. I was also a very neglected child in a crazy household-It was fascinating to see what intergenerational abuse/disfunction keeps producing and diminishing quality of life.

Having the same time line and living in New York City was an amazing look into how we all live and what money can or will not do to its possessors...Fascinating family history. Especially if you have read about the Vanderbilt history.
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