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Summer’s End

August 22, 2011

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I am away on vacation at an undisclosed location.  Below please find a list of what I am reading while I am away, though I am open to suggestions.  There is a very good bookstore in a nearby town.  Cheers!

I am finishing Collapse by Jared Diamond.

A Well Paid Slave: Curt Flood’s Fight for Free Agency in Professional Sports by Brad Snyder.

The last six months of New Yorker magazines.

Two recent International Crisis Group reports on Syria:

  1. Popular Protest in North Africa and The Middle East (VI): The Syrian People’s Slow Motion Revolution.
  2. Popular Protest in North Africa and The Middle East (VII): The Syrian Regime’s Slow Motion Suicide.

The Environment and the Middle East: Pathways to Sustainability—Volume I.

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