Tag Archive: women

Apr 07

Book Review: A Woman’s Worth

A Woman’s Worth by Marianne Williamson This book was given to me years ago, and somehow it survived moving house. I felt like I needed something for spiritual nourishment, and went looking for it. Found it on a shelf, untouched for nearly a decade. That’s basically what the book is: spiritual nourishment. It’s not a …

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Dec 23

Book Review: Beautiful You

Beautiful You by Chuck Palahniuk This only the second of Chuck Palahniuk’s books I’ve read, and I was lent it by one of his greatest fans with the description “I just got it, I have no idea what it’s about.” Even the dust jacket had been taken off. The book opens with the main character, …

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Nov 12

Book Review: The Grand Sophy

The Grand Sophy by Georgette Heyer The Grand Sophy is in keeping with the rest of Georgette Heyer’s novels, a genre-defining Regency romance. If you like Regency romance, this book will likely please you. It pleased me. There’s something amusing and refreshing about spending time with people for whom “what shall I wear to the …

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Mar 12

Here Birdy! Birdy!: How Not To Pick Up Women

So this guy approached me in the local supermarket.  He was in his mid thirties or early forties, dressed casual but not sloppy, black, but not unattractive.  He said “excuse me” and asked me what my  name is.  We were on the far side of the store with the socks and make up and feminine …

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Dec 11

Book Review: The Game

The Game: Penetrating the Secret Society of Pickup Artists by Neil Strauss I’ve been fascinated about the idea of a pickup artist community ever since I heard about its existence last year. What do these people do? Does it work? Why? This was the book seen as the essential guide to this underground lair of …

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