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Book Recommendations

Neither Snow Nor Rain: A History of the United States Postal Service

Devin Leonard

Delivering our Democracy | US Postal Service

Neither Snow Nor Rain: A History of the United States Postal Service

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The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels

Alex Epstein

Extracting Black Gold | History of Oil

The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari

Acknowledging the Past | Columbus in Context

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

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Paradise Lost & Paradise Regained

BBC Radio

Losing Paradise | Angels and Demons

Paradise Lost & Paradise Regained

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Paper Towns

John Green

Imaginary Friends | Parasocial Relationships

Paper Towns

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Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption

Laura Hillenbrand

Playing the Victim | Historical Revisionism and Japan

Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption

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How the Irish Saved Civilization: The Untold Story of Ireland's Heroic Role From the Fall of Rome to the Rise of Medieval Europe

Thomas Cahill

Ireland: Europe's Appendix

How the Irish Saved Civilization: The Untold Story of Ireland's Heroic Role From the Fall of Rome to the Rise of Medieval Europe

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Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America’s Police Forces

Radley Balko

The Quartering of Troops | Police Militarization

Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America’s Police Forces

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Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike

Phil Knight

Manufacturing a Better Foot | Running Shoes

Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike

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The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors

James D. Hornfischer

A Veteran's Story on Veterans Day

The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors

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The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom

Jonathan Haidt

Hitting Rock Bottom | Just World and Shattered Assumptions

The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom

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Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief

Lawrence Wright

Clearing the Planet | Scientology

Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief

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Rape of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust of World War II

Iris Chang

Playing the Victim | Historical Revisionism and Japan

Rape of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust of World War II

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Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety

Eric Schlosser

The Time Winter Almost Came: A Brief History of the Cold War (Patreon Exclusive)

Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety

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All the Shah's Men: An American Coup and the Roots of Middle East Terror

Stephen Kinzer

Extracting Black Gold | History of Oil

All the Shah's Men: An American Coup and the Roots of Middle East Terror

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Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen

Chris McDougall

Manufacturing a Better Foot | Running Shoes

Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen

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The Travels of Marco Polo

Marco Polo

Accidentally Inspiring Colonialism | Marco Polo

The Travels of Marco Polo

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The Divine Comedy

Dante Alighieri

Abandoning All Hope | Heaven and Hell

The Divine Comedy

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Unfamiliar Fishes

Sarah Vowell

Overthrowing a Kingdom | Hawaii

Unfamiliar Fishes

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Man's Search For Meaning

Viktor Frankl

Death Anxiety | Death Comes for All

Man's Search For Meaning

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My Equipment

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Camera

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Logitech C922x

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Lens

Canon EF-S USM

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Rode smartLav+

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Rode NT-USB

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