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Old 08-23-2012, 09:19 AM   #61
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Please show me a link that shows what libraries it is available from. I cannot see it as being available. A search at Overdrive show it as an eBook and an audiobook, but not actually available at any library,
You're right, sorry. I it listed on Overdrive and assumed it was available.

It's still a widely praised and awarded book and not that expensive in the context of recent non-fiction ebooks, but I know that people have varying tolerances, especially if a book is not their usual thing. Shame that Kobo no longer sells it.
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Old 08-23-2012, 09:29 AM   #62
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You're right, sorry. I it listed on Overdrive and assumed it was available.

It's still a widely praised and awarded book and not that expensive in the context of recent non-fiction ebooks, but I know that people have varying tolerances, especially if a book is not their usual thing. Shame that Kobo no longer sells it.
It is a shame. It could have been gotten for about 40% less if the code still works. The problem is that it's expensive at some shops. More then I'm willing to pay for an unknown book by an unknown author (unknown to me).
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The Kindle price of $13.68 is too much for me to think I'd ever read Sh*t My Dad Says.
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Old 08-23-2012, 09:47 AM   #64
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The Kindle price of $13.68 is too much for me to think I'd ever read Sh*t My Dad Says.
I'm seeing it for $10.99 from Amazon, Kobo, & Sony.

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Old 08-23-2012, 09:51 AM   #65
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I don't live in the US and I can't read epub. It's illegal in my country to strip DRM, even to move among devices now.
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Old 08-23-2012, 09:53 AM   #66
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Didn't notice the Anne Frank nomintion until now!
I'll third "The Diary of a young girl"
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Old 08-23-2012, 10:00 AM   #67
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...It's illegal in my country to strip DRM, even to move among devices now.
Stupid freaking law.

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.....Men in general are so constituted that there is nothing they will endure with so little patience as that views which they believe to be true should be counted crimes against the laws.... Under such circumstances they do not think it disgraceful, but most honorable, to hold the laws in abhorrence, and to refrain from no action against the government.... Laws which can be broken without any wrong to one's neighbor are counted but a laughing stock; and so far from such laws restraining the appetites and lusts of mankind, they rather strengthen them. Nitimur in vetitum semper, cupimusque negata ["We always resist prohibitions, and yearn for what is denied us."].
..........— Baruch Spinoza (1623-1677), Dutch philosopher. Tractatus Politicus, ch. 10.

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Old 08-23-2012, 10:12 AM   #68
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...if that gets to stay, then I'd like to nominate the Bible, The Jewish Bible (old testament) by God.
Done. And that's your final nomination vote.
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Old 08-23-2012, 10:22 AM   #69
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Done. And that's your final nomination vote.
But are you sure that it really is non-fiction?
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Old 08-23-2012, 10:31 AM   #70
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For purposes of the Book Club, I don't judge. It's your nomination.
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Old 08-23-2012, 10:59 AM   #71
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I was quickly checking any recent nominations in the first two list posts and I saw

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* Tanakh: The Holy Scriptures—The New JPS Translation According to the Traditional Hebrew Text by Various Authors [JSWolf]
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and then I read the pertinent posts and I was like



I wish I had another nomination so I could second it!
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Old 08-23-2012, 11:25 AM   #72
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Old 08-23-2012, 11:30 AM   #73
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For purposes of the Book Club, I don't judge. It's your nomination.
It's not a matter of judging, it's a matter of if it fits the category for the month.
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I thought it was decided that nominations are each individual forumers responsibility and the nomination process (seconded and then passed) as well as the vote should eliminate any dubious suggestions.

I could nominate The Bible for the humour month, but I doubt that would go over well. It's also a romance, potentially non-fiction, potentially science fiction, maybe fantasy, a bit of horror, thriller and most definitely fits the open and classics months.
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Old 08-23-2012, 11:40 AM   #75
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Jon, I didn't think your other nomination fit but I allowed it. As HIMS suggested, let the voting booth decide what is or isn't suitable for non-fiction. Saves a lot of needless debate.
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