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An Unexpected, Austro-Primal Santa

Tuesday, December 25, 2012 16:01 1 Comment

Santa brought two gifts to my mailbox this week: review copies of Mark Sisson’s new book, The Primal Connection: Follow Your Genetic Blueprint to Health and Happiness, and Harry Veryser’s It Didn’t Have To Be This Way: Why Boom and Bust is Unnecessary – and How the Austrian School of Economics Breaks the Cycle. Both [...]

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Amy Alkon on Homo Barbarus

Saturday, January 28, 2012 14:26 6 Comments

Occasionally, a book comes along that so extraordinary that it deserves a quickie book review even when I don’t have time to do a book review. I just finished reading Amy Alkon’s I See Rude People: one woman’s battle to beat some manners into an impolite society. For those who are not familiar with her, Amy [...]

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A Book About Flinching and Fear

Saturday, January 28, 2012 6:50 6 Comments

I recently came across a one-of-a-kind book that skillfully challenges the standard conventions. It is called The Flinch, and it is written by Julian Smith. It is free on Amazon and you can download it here. If you don’t have an eReader, you can register, for free, to have an Amazon cloud. You can download the eBook [...]

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Joel Salatin’s New Book: “Folks, This Ain’t Normal.”

Monday, July 25, 2011 20:41 No Comments

My favorite libertarian farmer, Joel Salatin of Polyface Farms, was gracious enough to have his publisher send me an advance review copy of his new book that will be released on October 10th. I’ve checked beneath the hood, and it looks like what you would expect – classic, un-pc, irrepressible, let-it-rip Salatinism. It’s on Amazon and [...]

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Butler Shaffer’s Boundaries of Order

Sunday, July 26, 2009 7:59 No Comments

I just received a beautiful, personally-signed copy of Boundaries of Order: Private Property as a Social System from Butler Shaffer. I noticed the Mises Institute already has a PDF of the book available online. The books rolls out like this: Preface Introduction The Eroding Structure Foundations of Order Boundary: What Can Be Owned Claim: The Will [...]

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