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What are you reading these days?
27 April 2021
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I'm so bad at reading, curse my crap attention span

I did read a short story of Philip K. Dick's recently though, he's an author I'm real fond of

I've had these couple short story collections of his for a while now, and I figure it's time I start going through em

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Reading Machiavelli's The Prince, it's a pretty fascinating text from the historical standpoint, but so far it hasn't blown my mind content wise. Of course, that could be because its teachings have become so universal that we take them for granted in modern politics?

Anyways, I've been getting back into history recently and want to read more history books, so if anyone has any recommendations for reasonably short (200-400 pages is good for me) books on just about any bit of history, I'd love to hear them! 

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@QuarryMan said
Reading Machiavelli's The Prince, it's a pretty fascinating text from the historical standpoint, but so far it hasn't blown my mind content wise. Of course, that could be because its teachings have become so universal that we take them for granted in modern politics?  

Dude!! I kid you not, I have that very book on my nightstand right now. It's a double-edition containing a small biography of Machiavelli followed by The Prince. I haven't opened it in a week, and I haven't gotten to The Prince, but it's a small book so in no time I will. It's been in my house for probably my entire lifetime and I decided I wanted to read it to see if it was as powerful. It's amazing to me that you just said this because now I'll look like I'm lying but I'm reading the same fecking booka-hard-days-night-ringo-11a-hard-days-night-ringo-11a-hard-days-night-ringo-11

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Jules said

@QuarryMan said

Reading Machiavelli's The Prince, it's a pretty fascinating text from the historical standpoint, but so far it hasn't blown my mind content wise. Of course, that could be because its teachings have become so universal that we take them for granted in modern politics?  

Dude!! I kid you not, I have that very book on my nightstand right now. It's a double-edition containing a small biography of Machiavelli followed by The Prince. I haven't opened it in a week, and I haven't gotten to The Prince, but it's a small book so in no time I will. It's been in my house for probably my entire lifetime and I decided I wanted to read it to see if it was as powerful. It's amazing to me that you just said this because now I'll look like I'm lying but I'm reading the same fecking booka-hard-days-night-ringo-11a-hard-days-night-ringo-11a-hard-days-night-ringo-11

Great minds think alike!

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