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Potter 1st Edition Sells for Nearly $41K

a shared story    382 weeks 6 days 17 hours 40 minutes ago
A copy of J.K. Rowling's first Harry Potter novel sold at auction Thursday for almost $41,000. The copy of the hardback first edition of "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone," published in 1997 and signed "Joanne Rowling" on the back of the title page, was sold...(more) 

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Ex-Nagin aide pens tell-all Katrina book

a shared story    391 weeks 4 days 3 hours 43 minutes ago
Of the wild rumors to circulate across New Orleans in the chaotic days after Hurricane Katrina, one of the more preposterous was the tale that Gov. Kathleen Blanco exacerbated the flooding by ordering helicopters sent to attempt repairs on the 17th Street Canal to instead rescue...(more) 

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Dharma That Every Buddhist Must Follow

a shared story    308 weeks 3 days 3 hours 47 minutes ago
Within this book is "the mother of the mother of all Dharmas," it is a collection of discourses Pamu gave to an assembledge of Buddhist masters of highest rank over a period of a few days. Unlike traditional Tibetan accounts, this book uses contemporary examples even...(more) 

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Gordon's 'Spaced Out' shows '60s influence

a shared story    343 weeks 4 days 21 hours 42 minutes ago
The 1960s - famous for sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll - are also remembered as the beginning of the green movement, the time when people became aware of the fragility of what the eccentric visionary architect Buckminster Fuller described as "spaceship Earth." The fantastical domes...(more) 

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In My Life: Robert Hilburn's 'Corn Flakes With John Lennon'

a shared story    280 weeks 4 days 23 hours 8 minutes ago
John Lennon raced into Yoko Ono's home office in the mammoth old Dakota building with a copy of Donna Summer's new single, "The Wanderer." "Listen!" he shouted to us as he put the 45 on the record player. "She's doing Elvis!" I didn't know what he...(more) 

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reasons to read

a list    398 weeks 1 day 20 hours 50 minutes ago
nothing means more than someone elses words that speak directly to your heart. 

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the top 5 reasons not to write an english essay.

a list    398 weeks 1 day 21 hours 25 minutes ago
i love the odyssey. i love the adventures of huckleberry finn. i love the catcher in the rye. i love english the language, i love english the class and i love books. but with god as my witness, i am not writing another essay picking apart...(more) 

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Hendrix 'Murdered by Manager'

a shared story    299 weeks 4 days 1 hour 29 minutes ago
Jimi Hendrix's manager murdered the legendary rocker to cash in on a $2 million life insurance policy, an aide reveals in a new book. 

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