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Void: The Strange Physics of Nothing by James Owen Weatherall - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780300209983
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Published: Yale University Press - November 22nd, 2016

Philosopher of science, James Owen Weatherall discusses the true nature of empty space (if there really is such a thing). He goes over the history of ideas people have about the way space and time is measured and how with every major discovery in physics from classical conceptions to quantum mechanics, the idea of what nothing is or isn't radically changes. If you are a person curious about the fundamental nature of reality, this is a great book to pick up. ~ Reviewed by Chris Van Natten


Naked Lunch by William S. Burroughs - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780802122070
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Published: Grove Press - July 16th, 2013

One of the most controversial novels in American history. A brilliant, disturbing, and at times hilarious satire of the way our culture propagates and is fueled by addiction. Written in such a way that it reads like a dream. There is no other book like it. ~ Reviewed by Chris Van Natten


Hellboy Volume 1: Seed of Destruction by Mike Mignola - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781593070946
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Published: Dark Horse Books - March 30th, 2004

The incredibly awesome saga of a demon adopted into the human race. Hellboy struggles to prevent his own prophesied destruction of the universe as he combats supernatural evil. One of my all time favorite comic book series. ~ Reviewed by Chris Van Natten


Japanese Tales by Royall Tyler - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780375714511
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Published: Pantheon - August 13th, 2002

A diverse collection of Japanese folktales and myths organized by themes. Some stories are morality tales and others, supernatural tragedies. There are ghost stories, religious fables, and some stories that are just down right weird. ~ Reviewed by Chris Van Natten


The Hero with a Thousand Faces by Joseph Campbell

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ISBN: 9781577315933
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Published: New World Library - July 1st, 2008

A good read for anybody interested in world mythology. Mythologist, Joseph Campbell explains his theory of the "monomyth", the idea that hero myths from around the world share the same common themes and story elements. Helped inspire George Lucas' Star Was. May it inspire you as well. ~ Reviewed by Chris Van Natten


The Tao of Pooh by Benjamin Hoff - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780140067477
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Published: Penguin Books - July 28th, 1983

Written in the style of a Winnie the Pooh Book. The author helps Pooh bear wrap his mind around the core principles of Taoism. Written like a children's book but made for everybody. A great way to introduce this ancient Chinese philosophy that values simplicity, humility, and compassion. ~ Reviewed by Chris Van Natten


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