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A Nihilist Praises Gambling

A Punter

Jim put his entire stake on the first race to get it over and done with straightaway.

A Gambler

“(He) was a man who gambled simply to gamble and must lose… Show me a gambler and I’ll show you a loser…” 6 more words

Literature

The Don's World

I’ve always liked stories that put me in an unfamiliar and exciting world. Far away kingdoms with their royal leaders, settings in foreign countries, and Margaret Atwood’s detailed and unbelievable universes are fun places to hang out. 317 more words

Literature

The adaptation game

Note: Every Friday, The A.V. Club, my favorite pop cultural site on the Internet, throws out a question to its staff members for discussion, and I’ve decided that I want to join in on the fun. 1,017 more words

Books

The Godfather -- For President?

Among the myriad of reasons for why books are almost unfailingly better than their cinematic counterparts, the most important is that they are capable of the kind of depth and detail and backstory that screenwriters do not even dare to dream of. 1,325 more words

Book Reviews

I don't like reading novels

I don’t know the reason why I still don’t like reading a novel. I bought some novel by Paulo Coelho, but never finished it. Finally, most of the novel that I bought I give to my friends. 132 more words

Books

BOOK PICK OF THE MONTH-JANUARY 2015

THE GODFATHER

BY

MARIO PUZO

 

To open the New Year I am picking a book extraordinaire. I believe an average reader of my post has read the American all time classic entitled… 393 more words