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Brian's bookshelf: Read in 2013

Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America's Public Schools
Harlem Redux
Modern Buddhism: The Path of Compassion and Wisdom - Volume 1 Sutra
Black Is the New Green: Marketing to Affluent African Americans
Buck: A Memoir
Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth
RENDEZVOUS WITH RETIREMENT: A Guide to Getting Fiscally Fit
To Repel Ghosts: The Remix
Forty Million Dollar Slaves: The Rise, Fall, and Redemption of the Black Athlete
It's Bigger Than Hip Hop: The Rise of the Post-Hip-Hop Generation
The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America
Our Man in the Dark
Divided Soul: The Life Of Marvin Gaye
Mo' Meta Blues: The World According to Questlove
I, Dred Scott: A Fictional Slave Narrative Based on the Life and Legal Precedent of Dred Scott
The Anthology of Rap
The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom
Dramas of a Bald Head Queen

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Book: Caged, Memoirs of a Cage-Fighting Poet


The life of a fighter, the life of a writer.

Cameron Conaway is a poet and for some time, a cage-fighting mixed-martial artist. His relationship with a demanding father provides the foundation for this inspiring memoir. Caged begins in Conaway’s childhood, where he describes an intolerant and at times verbally as well as physically abusive father. From the outset of the book, it is inevitable that his parents’ would divorce ... 


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