Just curious what everyone else's Top Ten Books are. I'm trying to see what other good books I should read. My top ten are:1) The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas2)1984 by George Orwell3)…Continue
"Date a person because you love them, no other requirement is needed. If you are strong enough in your own faith, then what do you personally have to worry about in dating an agnostic? How will dating her negatively affect your relationship with God?…"
"I have long wanted to read This Republic of Suffering but haven't yet got to it. Might as well add Team of Rivals, with the Lincoln movie being based on it, though I hear it's quite the epic at some 800 pages or something!"
"Re: Antietam, you guys beat me to it!
Some of my favorites:
Life and Campaigns of Stonewall Jackson By Robert Lewis Dabney
Lee's Real Plan at Gettysburg By Troy D. Harman
From Manassas To Appomattox By James Longstreet
"I have a great biography on Stonewall Jackson. A book on arms and equipment that is pretty cool. And the entire Time-Life set on the Civil War. A Gettysberg book that takes you through the entire battle hour by hour over the entire 3 days plus Lees…"
Since there's been no activity for over a year, I've decided to try and start things up again.What are some of your favorite non-fiction books on the war?My favorites include:The Horrid Pit by Alan AxelrodBattle Cry of Freedom by James B. McPhersonFor Cause and Comrades by James B. McPhersonThis Republic of Suffering by Drew Gilpin FaustCivil War Medicine: Challenges and Triumphs by Alfred BolletThe Rifle Musket in Civil War Combat by Earl HessStillness at Appomattox by Bruce CattonSee More
"I know I've had a few bizarre translation errors in Latin, but my most recent translator was in my French class. We were practicing asking questions and I ask my professor, very proudly and confidently, "Est-ce que tu as une chatte? Which…"
"Wheelocks Latin is amazing. What I do is I work on two chapters everyday. That may not take up much time but you need time for the stuff to sink in. As for declensions and conjugations start with one at a time. Work on the first declension until you…"
"1.the count of Monte cristo Alexandre Dumas
2.slapstick Kurt Vonnegut
3.dharma bums jack Kerouac
4.Seneca: letters from a stoic
5.Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix J.K Rowling
6.The Great Gatsby
7.Biography of Steve Jobs Walter…"
"Do not judge, and you will not be judged; and do not condemn, and you will not be condemned; pardon, and you will be pardoned.
It frustrates me when people claim to be "Christian" but yet are so quick to condemn others to hell for not…"
"Please do read it. I think you'll like it. It is cerebral, funny, and sad.
Also, I am totally with you on the ever-expanding, never-shrinking reading list. It is much faster to add a book to that list than to cross one off."
"Very well said. Reminds me of the scene in Top Gun where Mav and Goose are standing outside the office listening to Viper get his ass chewed by the tower boss who spilled his coffee on himself when M&G did the fly-by. After he ran into the…"
"Hey, Spencer...I've got a word picture for you. Imagine you want to take a trip to a town in a distant state, but you decide not to drive. No airports are close by, so you're left with two options: go by Amtrack (the passenger…"
"Actually, it's true that your face is round, but it's fairly small and your forehead is huge. It's just the way you're proportioned. Consequently, a forward swept style might be more flattering, because it would…"