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Bourdon

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I have always thought that you could tell a lot about a person by the books on their bookshelf. Here is a pic of my bookshelf in my office. Lets see yours!

 

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The God Delusion
Unweaving the Rainbow
Breaking the Spell
Brave New World
The Elegant Universe
A Brief History Of Time
Origin of the Species

hmmm.... it seems my book shelf has a trend
 

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Several chuck palaunik books, a few Paul Coelho books, numerous patricia cornwell crime novels, and a Left Behind collection that grows on a daily basis.
 

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Runs the gamut, from history and philosophy to Calvin and Hobbes and Far Side, political to self help, woodworking and landscaping to animal husbandry and computers. National Pornographic, Harry Potter and Left Behind. Too many to list. :D
 

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I have always thought that you could tell a lot about a person by the books on their bookshelf. Here is a pic of my bookshelf in my office. Lets see yours!

...is that book at the far left for what I think it is for. These things are getting more and more advance as time goes on.
 

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I have several bookshelves in my office, and the contents are very diverse:

-several shelves of books on Aboriginal art and culture (including old ethnographic texts long since out of print)
- collections of poetry (Allan Ginsberg, Yusef Komunyaka, Robert Pinsky, Jack Kerouac, Gary Snyder, Gregory Corso)
- Beat Generation novels, mainly Kerouac
-Collected Works of Shakespeare
-The Riverside Chaucer
-a few photography texts
-National Geographic
-cookbooks
-the requisite brewing texts
 

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The God Delusion
Unweaving the Rainbow
Breaking the Spell
Brave New World
The Elegant Universe
A Brief History Of Time
Origin of the Species

hmmm.... it seems my book shelf has a trend
Haha. Check this..


The God Delusion
Letter to a Christian Nation
The End of Faith
The Clash of Fundamentalisms
A People's History of the United States
Freakonomics
Stephen Hawking's Universe: The Cosmos Explained
Post Office
Ask the Dust
 

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I have always thought that you could tell a lot about a person by the books on their bookshelf. Here is a pic of my bookshelf in my office. Lets see yours!

:rockin: I've got that vibrations book, the thermo book on the left, and the how to brew book. :mug:
 

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just off the top of my head......

Stephen King / Richard Bachman (SWMBO loves him)
Orson Scott Card
Chuck Palahniuk
Allen Steele
John Grisham
Papazian, Palmer, & Calagione
Frank Herbert
Jack Higgins
 

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I have eight book shelves comprising about 200 linear feet of books. The non-fiction runs from "The Principles of Tantra" and "The Mind's I" to "Domestic Revolutions" and "The Bell Curve" to "Solar Design in the Built Environment", "Quantum Theory" and "Chaos". Plus brewing books, woodworking, computer-related books going back to a vintage Lotus 123 V1.1 manual and DR-DOS 1.0.

Fiction is mainly SciFi, including a first edition of The Foundation Trilogy that I purchased used when I was 6. It's all of a year older than I am.

And an 8 foot closet full of boxes of books.
 

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I have always thought that you could tell a lot about a person by the books on their bookshelf. Here is a pic of my bookshelf in my office. Lets see yours!

Is that "Advanced Engineering Mathematics" by Grossman and Derrick? I took ODE's and PDE's from Derrick and used that book. Its a keeper.
 

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Lessee here......

War thrillers:
Stephen Coonts (several)
Tom Clancy (several)

Macabre thrillers:
Stephen King (several)

Police/courtroom thrillers:
Phillip Margolin
Karin Slaughter (several)
Cody McFadyn

Historical thrillers:
Dan Brown
Raymond Khoury

Historical Narratives:
Shelby Foote- Civil War narrative
David McCullough- 1776
Charles Lindbergh- Spirit of St Louis
James Bradley- Flags of our Fathers

That's what I have here. The rest are still at SWMBO's place.

Yep. I like to read.
 

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[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hd7rK0DH4Sg]YouTube - "Welcome to my book collection..."[/ame]

Always good for a laugh
 
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Picking Winners
Trading For A Living
Access 2002 For Dummies
Designing Great Beers
The Four Quarters of Horse Investing
Mastering The Trade
Harry Potter (book 6)
Calibration Handicapping
Modern Pace Handicapping
Sharp Sports Betting
McMillan On Options
The Ginger Man
Harrington On Hold'em
Stick And Rudder
Private Pilot Manual
Cessna 172S Information Manual
Cessna 172N Information Manual
A Confederacy of Dunces
A Song of Ice and Fire (all four volumes)
A Patriots History of The United States
Kinky Handicapping
Thoroughbred Form Cycles
Beer School


These are actually in the boxes next to my bed until we get a new bookshelf. Many more boxes of books in the garage.
 

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Light Reading;

Handbook of Sound Engineers, Ballou, 2nd & 3rd ed
Sound System Engineering
Noise Reduction, Baranek
Noise and Vibration Control Engineering
Video Demystified
Master Handbook of Acoustics
Audio Systems Technology
Communicating Effectively

Edgar Allan Poe, Unabridged
Book of Guys
Edward Goreys Haunted Looking Glass
Woe is I
War and Peace

Quran
Hadith

Radical Brewing
Complete Joy
Homebrewers Companion
Designing Great Beers
Brew Like A Monk
HomeBrewer Garden
Homegrown Hops
How to Brew
Brew Ware
New Brewing Lager Beer
Principles of Brewing Science
Wild Brews
Farmhouse

Various Math textbooks.

My absolute favorite = The Humane Interface
 
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...is that book at the far left for what I think it is for. These things are getting more and more advance as time goes on.
Yeah. Thats my job. I design and test vibra...... just kidding! Nice post tho.
 
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Is that "Advanced Engineering Mathematics" by Grossman and Derrick? I took ODE's and PDE's from Derrick and used that book. Its a keeper.
Nah, that one is by Greenburg. He is an awesome professor, tho. My dad had him when he went to UDel for engineering, too. Dude is old.
 

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I have always thought that you could tell a lot about a person by the books on their bookshelf. Here is a pic of my bookshelf in my office. Lets see yours!

Ah, the Volkswagen service manual. Very important book to have on hand. Might want to keep one in the car too!
 
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Ah, the Volkswagen service manual. Very important book to have on hand. Might want to keep one in the car too!
X2 for great ****ter reading. Nothing like learning how to rebuild a VR6 while dropping the Cosby kids off at the pool.
 
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