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Request a Non-Fiction Book Discussion Topic on a Specific Book
« on: February 05, 2012, 03:17:16 pm »
Only staff members can start new book threads on this board as each  thread's first message must be in a very specific format with specific  links used, etc.  If you would like a thread on a specific non-fiction book (that does not better fit one of the other book discussion forums)  started here, you may request it in this thread.

Each Request must have the following information or it will be ignored:

1) The (correct) title of the book
2) The author of the book
3) The book's ISBN (we prefer the old 10 digit one, but the new 13 digit will do).

Requests for books on Pagan Religions, Magic, Occult, etc. or for Academic books do not belong here.

Please  don't hide the above in a lot of text in the middle of a paragraph. We  will try to get new topics started as soon as the few people authorized  to create book topics get around to it. This will NOT be immediately.
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Re: Request a Non-Fiction Book Discussion Topic on a Specific Book
« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2012, 09:36:18 pm »
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1) Myths & Legends of the Celts
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I hope I put this in the right thread! I'm a touch unsure. :ashamed: Thanks Randall!
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Re: Request a Non-Fiction Book Discussion Topic on a Specific Book
« Reply #2 on: February 06, 2014, 10:42:11 pm »
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1) The (correct) title of the book
2) The author of the book
3) The book's ISBN (we prefer the old 10 digit one, but the new 13 digit will do).



1) A Short History of Myth
2) Karen Armstrong
3) 978-1-84195-800-2
The first song sets the wheel in motion / The second is a song of love / The third song tells of Her devotion / The fourth cries joy from the sky above
The fifth song binds our fate to silence / and bids us live each moment well / The sixth unleashes rage and violence / The seventh song has truth to tell
The last song echoes through the ages / to ask its question all night long / And close the circle on these pages / These, the metamythos songs

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Request a Non-Fiction Book Discussion Topic on a Specific Book
« Reply #3 on: February 08, 2014, 09:24:56 pm »
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...

Each Request must have the following information or it will be ignored:

1) The (correct) title of the book
2) The author of the book
3) The book's ISBN (we prefer the old 10 digit one, but the new 13 digit will do).

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The Year of Living Biblically
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Re: Request a Non-Fiction Book Discussion Topic on a Specific Book
« Reply #4 on: February 09, 2014, 08:31:33 am »
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The Year of Living Biblically
A.J. Jacobs
1-4165-5322-3

Here you go.
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Re: Request a Non-Fiction Book Discussion Topic on a Specific Book
« Reply #5 on: February 09, 2014, 06:55:06 pm »
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1) A Short History of Myth
2) Karen Armstrong
3) 978-1-84195-800-2

 
Psst, Randall, I think you missed one!

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Request a Non-Fiction Book Discussion Topic on a Specific Book
« Reply #6 on: February 09, 2014, 06:55:44 pm »
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Here you go.

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Re: Request a Non-Fiction Book Discussion Topic on a Specific Book
« Reply #7 on: February 10, 2014, 08:39:07 am »
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Psst, Randall, I think you missed one!

Yes, I did. Thank you for pointing it out (and apologies to Chris for missing it).  Here it is: A Short History of Myth
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Re: Request a Non-Fiction Book Discussion Topic on a Specific Book
« Reply #8 on: February 13, 2014, 04:39:22 pm »
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Yes, I did. Thank you for pointing it out (and apologies to Chris for missing it).  Here it is: A Short History of Myth

 
No worries! Hopefully someone besides me has or will read it, and will give us their take too.
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The fifth song binds our fate to silence / and bids us live each moment well / The sixth unleashes rage and violence / The seventh song has truth to tell
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Re: Request a Non-Fiction Book Discussion Topic on a Specific Book
« Reply #9 on: February 13, 2014, 05:55:36 pm »
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No worries! Hopefully someone besides me has or will read it, and will give us their take too.

I haven't read it, but I've enjoyed all the books by Karen Armstrong I have read. I haven't always agreed with her as she tends to paint some things with too broad of brush strokes.
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Re: Request a Non-Fiction Book Discussion Topic on a Specific Book
« Reply #10 on: October 11, 2018, 11:22:28 am »
1) The (correct) title of the book
2) The author of the book
3) The book's ISBN (we prefer the old 10 digit one, but the new 13 digit will do).

Would it be appropriate to have a thread for the following?  The Bad Food Bible


1) The Bad Food Bible: How and Why to Eat Sinfully
2) By Aaron Carroll, MD
3) ISBN 978-0-544-95256-0


Not to worry if not felt to be appropriate, just a thought inspired by a discussion in a recent thread of mine.
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