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Reading List


Read 1 book by CM Kornbluth since Jan '03

See also: Books I'm Reading, Books I've Read and Books I want to read

September 2010
The Space Merchants by CM KornbluthI didn't like the first part of this book, but as he arrives in the 'Chicken Little' factory it really began to pick up. Interesting read. It's fascinating that it introduced so many expressions into modern language, like 'R&D', soyaburger, or 'survey' as a verb.

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