List Served #1 – Fully Booked

2009 July 23

List Served is a weekly feature wherein I present you with an ordered grouping of (at least tangentially) related points. I love lists and the internet loves ephemeral minutiae. It’s all good.

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A Complete Accounting of The Books Currently on My Request List at the Public Library

  • The 4-hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich Timothy Ferriss
  • And Then There’s This: How Stories Live and Die in Viral Culture – Bill Wasik
  • The Big Switch: Rewiring the World, from Edison to Google – Nicholas Carr
  • Emergency: This Book Will Save Your Life – Neil Strauss
  • Pontypool Changes Everything: A Novel * – Tony Burgess
  • The Whuffie Factor: Using the Power of Social Networks to Build your Business – Tara Hunt
  • Cheap: The High Cost of Discount Culture – Ellen Ruppel Shell
  • The Peep Diaries: How We’re Learning to Love Watching Ourselves and Our Neighbors – Hal Niedzviecki


God, when did I turn into such a Web 2.0 bourgeoisie? I feel a little dirty now.

At least my New Year’s Resolution to only read books whose titles contain colons is coming along nicely.

* Source material for the best zombie movie that I’ve seen in a looooong time. Hands down.

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