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Open Thread - Best Books Of 2014

Like many, I have a stack of books "to read" at some point, so whether it came out this calendar year or not isn't my consideration. What was your favorite book you read this year? Any favorites that were published this year? Station...Show More Summary

The Gaming thread (without much gaming)

Not gaming related but this is cool Comic book fan, cosplay aficionado, and 15-year veteran deputy sheriff Michael Wilson (@knightmage) brought cheer to countless families on December 18 when he strolled into his local Ohio TOYS R US dressed as...

Sunday Morning Book Thread 12-21-2014: Christmas Time Is Here [OregonMuse]

"...And To All A Good Night." Good morning morons and moronettes and welcome to AoSHQ's stately, prestigious, and high-class Sunday Morning Book Thread. The only AoSHQ thread that is so hoity-toity, pants are required. Or kilts. Kilts are OK,...

2014 in Review: David L. Ulin looks at the year in books

What was the upshot of my year in reading — the ideas, the through lines that most stirred or provoked me in 2014? The dominant thread was what we might call that of common experience, work that finds significance in incidental thin...

Hanging on By a Thread: What flossing taught me about postpartum depression and intrusive thoughts

I am honored to introduce my friend Susan Goldberg who is courageously sharing her story of postpartum depression for the first time.  Susan’s discussion of how parenting books exacerbated her struggle resonated with me in a way I hadn’t anticipated. Show More Summary

Sunday Morning Book Thread 12-07-2014: Narrative Collapse [OregonMuse]

Mafra Library, Lisbon, Portugal (No, it's not "Mafia Library", read it again, that's "Mafra".) (and thanks to @DoreenHDickson for the photo) Good morning morons and moronettes and welcome to AoSHQ's stately, prestigious, and high-class Sunday Morning Book Thread. The...

Open Thread

Hosted by a book sculpture of a unicorn.This week's Open Threads have been brought to you by book sculptures.

Saturday Politics Thread: Opposition? What Opposition? [Y-not]

Via @MamaAJ123 on Twitter: Yeah, I got nothing. I'm still nauseous over the CRomnibus. How about some laughs, instead? You might have seen that the Prog group American Bridge released their so-called opposition research book earlier this week. Much of...

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Hosted by a book sculpture of a jazz band.

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Hosted by a book sculpture of a dragon and a knight. (Probably Brienne.)

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Hosted by a book sculpture of a hummingbird and flowers.

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Hosted by a book sculpture of a giant octopus and an imperiled sailing ship.

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Hosted by a book sculpture of the Millennium Falcon.

Midday open thread: AGs ally with energy firms, men credited with women's inventions

Today's comic by Tom Tomorrow is Lessons learned: Here's what you may have missed on Sunday Kos... Book Review: To the Far Right Christian Hater..., by DarkSyde The victim-blaming hypocrisy of Rep. Peter King, by Dante Atkins New York's...Show More Summary

Food Thread: Fly-over Food [CBD]

Unlike The award-winning Sunday Morning Book Thread, we at the decidedly down-scale Food Thread have no delusions of grandeur. We don't wear pants, our chef's toque is actually a tutu, and yes, we cruise the Pillsbury Bake-off contest website for...

Sunday Morning Book Thread 12-07-2014 [OregonMuse]

Good morning morons and moronettes and welcome to AoSHQ's stately, prestigious, and high-class Sunday Morning Book Thread. The only AoSHQ thread that is so hoity-toity, pants are required. Or kilts. Kilts are OK, too. But not tutus. P.D. James...

Open Thread: “We Will Need Writers Who Can Remember Freedom”

Ursula K. Le Guin accepts the National Book Foundation’s Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters at the 65th National Book Awards on November 19, 2014: “We live in capitalism. Its power seems inescapable. So did theShow More Summary

Open thread: Above the law, hypocrisy and burdens

What's coming up on Sunday Kos... Book Review: To the Far Right Christian Hater..., by DarkSyde The victim-blaming hypocrisy of Rep. Peter King, by Dante Atkins New York's foulest - serve and protect whom, by Denise Oliver Velez WhyShow More Summary

Weekend Open Thread - Happy Repeal Day!

Whether you are Democrat, Republican or other, the fact that FDR repealed Prohibition on this day in 1933 makes him one of the greatest presidents of all time in my book. As I'm sure the first...

Midday open thread: #@!^& the gov't say public commenters, a look at cities after the ice melts

Today's comic by Mark Fiore is Who killed Michael Brown? What's coming up on Sunday Kos... Book Review: To the Far Right Christian Hater..., by DarkSyde The victim-blaming hypocrisy of Rep. Peter King, by Dante Atkins New York's foulest...Show More Summary

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