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    Couldn't find the old book thread and wanted to share a good'un. Anyone else read Seveneves by Neal Stephenson? I recently finished it and have been boring everyone to death recommending. Been a while since we had a book thread and I enjoyed the last one. So come one, recommend a book! (since we're Hibby's and capable of reading....)


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    Haven't read anything yet by Stephenson. I thoroughly enjoyed "The Boys in the Boat" by Daniel James Brown - true story about the 1936 US Olympic rowing team and its attempt to win the gold medal in Nazi Germany - ... I knew next to nothing about rowing when I started the book, and I still dont really, but the rowing-specific details, coupled with some interesting personal histories and a great sporting tale overall, made it a great and inspiring read ...

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    An oldie and probably mentioned before but it's such a good read, especially if you're involved in the service industry. KItchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain.

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    Haven't read anything yet by Stephenson. I thoroughly enjoyed "The Boys in the Boat" by Daniel James Brown - true story about the 1936 US Olympic rowing team and its attempt to win the gold medal in Nazi Germany - ... I knew next to nothing about rowing when I started the book, and I still dont really, but the rowing-specific details, coupled with some interesting personal histories and a great sporting tale overall, made it a great and inspiring read ...
    I have that book on my "to read" pile. Good to hear you enjoyed it
    Reading The Given Day by Dennis Lehane first of a "loose" trilogy. Good so far, like his other work too

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