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October 15, 2004

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Edward A.

As the spector of major rules violations and "systemic lack of institutional controls"ords on leadership roils around President Samples Athletic department, I find his writings on leadership to be delicious irony. Contrarian, indeed.

Pam

P.S. I forgot to mention that I will be holding the book when the match is lit. Quality assurance and all...

Pam

Must. finish. book.

MarkLee

I have considered reading "Ulysses" (the James Joyce novel, not the Homer epic) about 4 times this year, but have shied away for that very reason.
BTW - I'd recommend setting the BOOK on fire, rather than yourself. Your insurance company will thank you.

Pam

Regarding your second kind of book, i have two words for you: Anna Karenina. 830 pages of fricking russian literature. when i finish it--and i'm nearing page 600-- i will celebrate by lighting myself on fire while thanking God for putting an end to my pain and suffering. It's like you trudge along just trying to prove you have what it takes to read a great piece of literature but somewhere around page 429 you realize that Tolstoy was highly overrated and now you are finishing the dang thing simply to prove that you will not be defeated by a mere book. You will conquer this thing like it's the Mt. Everest of literary accomplishments or die trying!

Corrine

"There are some books that you read because they are works of art. The actual process of reading each page is a joy as you marvel at the author's unique way of putting his thoughts on paper. You even feel a sense of loss when you finish it, and know that you will read it again someday."

This is how we all feel about reading your blog page, Mark. :) (No, really!)

Sarah

I must do a book report for English in 2 weeks time, and I'm supposed to pick a book I've never read before, and I have not yet picked a book. Even though I might read this book sometime(I like the idea of "doing" rather than "being" leadership), thanks for eliminating an option for my list.

Maybe I'll read Miracles by CS Lewis.

-Sarah

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