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I finished my 2nd book while at cheesy pop on Friday... which was a bit antisocial of me I know, But I just popped up the the study rooms to read the last 20 pages.

So:
2. Memoirs of a Tokyo Day Laborer  Oyama Shiro; Edward Fowler (Translator)

My next book is "Little Brother" by Cory Docrorrow of Boing Boing I've read the first chapter and it's looking like a fun read.

That is to say it's my next book if you don't count the fact that I am planning on reading through Annabels Nano wrimo Novel start to finish this afternoon. I'm not sure if my Book challenge counts books that are not published as books...

In other news I've had a thought about writing a Book about what it was like to grow in Saudi during the 80's and 90's I'm bouncing around a few ideas in my head, but I have to try and get it together in such a way that doesn't mean I get death threats...

I think I'm going to email out a bunch of friends i went to school with and ask them for anecdotes and thoughts as my memory is not what it used to be (Or rather my memory never was) .

One of the reasons I'm cosiddering taking up this endevour is that I stumbled on this Quote and it made me think of home:

"Of all tyrannies, a tyranny exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron’s cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end, for they do so with the approval of their own conscience."
- C. S. Lewis
 
The other reason was reading A Man With No Talents... It was the way that it exposed the life of somone that no one really knows very much about. I constantly get asked what it was like livign in Saudi because it's supposedly such a strange country, and I'd to love to be able to reply, with:

"Well if you want to know buy my book."

Anyway I need to head out and face the weather because I'm meeting Annabel for lunch at Braehead. There does seem to be an aweful lot of weather out there, much more than usual...
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