Tacticular Cancer: We'll have your balls

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BROS GOOSD NONFICTION BOOK

Discussion in 'Codex Public Library' started by BLOBERT, Feb 17, 2012.

  1. BLOBERT Arcane Patron

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    II READ RISE AND FALL OF THE THIRD REICH

    ACTUALLY A PRETTY ENERYTAINING READ THE WHOLE WAY THROUGH PRETTY INTERESTING

    NICE INSIGHT INTO ALL THAT SHIT GOOD VIEW OF A CHARISMATIC SOCIOAPITATH WHO EVENTUALY BELIEVED HIS OWN BULLSHIT LOLLOLOL THE MOST NEGATIVE BIAS WAS THAT THE AUTHOR CALLED HOMOS SEX PERVERTS LOLOLOLLOL
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    Jutland 1916 is a great book if you're into detailed naval battles.
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    yeah blobert bro that's a good one

    it is a god damned tome but it's the end all be all work on nazi germany
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    GREAT TOPIC BRO!!!

    Another great history book, gives good insight into the kind of fractured society that made the revolution possible:
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    Recent book on the battle of midway. Very detailed (about 500 pages), without being dry. Must-read if you're into naval warfare.
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    Combat Mission, the book ;). Lot's of interesting accounts, from funny to outright horrifying.
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    If you're interested in current physics and have some mathematical background. You really have to work to get something out of this book, its one of the few popular science books that doesn't treat you like a retard (most books I've read e.g. on quantum physics try to avoid using formulas altogether and as a result become ridiculously vague).
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    If you like bands like Dinosaur Jr., Minor Threat... Well written and researched, doesn't read like just another fan account.
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    If you used to observe ants as a child (or play Sim Ant ;) ), this will just blow your mind. Ants truly are some of the most fascinating animals on the planet, and it's all in this massive tome (weighs about 7 pounds...). Pretty expensive though.
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    oscar and Mangoose Brofist this.
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    this is probably one of the most excellent books ever written.
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    I haven't read that one but I read another book by Penrose called The Emperor's New Mind that I liked a lot.

    Also, speaking of books by famous physicists:
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    It's just a collection of stories from his life. I loved it.

    Also, what list of naval warfare books would be complete without:
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    Some of the most unbelievable shit done in the cold war.
    SCO Brofists this.
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    autobiography of a soldier in the Chechen wars. Well written. Shows himself transforming from a naive kid and rookie soldier into a hardened killer.
    Wasnt expecting it to be as good as it turned out, up there with Herr's Dispatches for nonfiction books on War

    anyone read Gibbons Rise and Fall? im in a toss up to get that or Xenophons Anabasis for next book.
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    Best biography ever written. Funniest one too.
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    Travels with Charley from Steinbeck had that cool old school feel, it's about the author's trip through USA.
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    bookmarked!
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    BROS THIS ONE IS GOOD

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