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Action Figures: Book Review: Boys Toys by Jed Novick
A quick look at the little nostalgia book, Boys Toys by Jed Novick, that covers all of the "must haves" for little boys from the late '60s to the early '80s (but we'll focus on the action figure stuff).
Addictions: Susan Cheever - Sex Addiction From a Sex Addicts Point of View by Susan Cheever Desire Where Sex Meets Addiction
Full review of the book "Desire: Where Sex Meets Addiction" by Susan Cheever, published by Simon and Schuster.
Continuing Education: Continuing Education - By Category
An index of categories for the Continuing Education guide site.
Alternative Religions: Rastafari Books - Rasta Books - Rastafarian Texts
While Rastafari is heavily influenced by Judeo-Christian beliefs, it developed largely as a racial movement among the blacks of Jamaica which looked to Africa and Ethiopia as the Promised Land. As such, the texts commonly embraced by Rastas look to Ethiopian culture and other Afrocentric works.
Archaeology: The Archaeology of Ancient Greece
James Whitley's The Archaeology of Ancient Greece is a synthesis of the archaeology and history of Archaic and classic period Greece
Agnosticism / Atheism: Book Review - Bad Faith: The Danger of Religious Extremism, by Neil J. Kressel
Anyone studying religion is immediately and unavoidably faced with a difficult dilemma: believers report that their religion is a source for morality and values in their lives - and there are many examples of religion inspiring good behavior - but at the same time religion is also demonstrably a source for violence, terrorism, war, and evil. What is it about faith that it can inspire so much negative behavior even while being promoted as a force for good? What is the connection?
Bed & Breakfasts: Best Books to Read at a Bed and Breakfast
A list of my picks for the best books to read while you're vacationing at a bed and breakfast.
Bipolar Disorder: Top Picks - Bipolar Biographies - Other than Celebrities
Four top choices for biographies and biographical novels of and by people with bipolar disorder / manic depression. From About Bipolar Disorder.
Board / Card Games: Word Freak - Stefan Fatsis - Book Review - Competitive Scrabble
A review of the book Word Freak, about the world of competitive Scrabble, by Stefan Fatsis.
Borderline Personality: Borderline Personality Disorder in Adolescents - Book Review of Borderline Personality Disorder in Adolescents
A review of Borderline Personality Disorder in Adolescents by Blaise A. Aguirre.