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CollectionsYour library (179)

Reviews125 reviews

Tagsmurder (8), suspense (7), mystery (4), stock market (4), romance (4), drama (4), Horror (3), Vermont (3), sociology (3), thriller (3) — see all tags

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About meA retired professor of Philosophy, am currently a freelance writer. Most of my work is in the area of investing, and can be seen on Seeking Alpha and The Motley Fool.

About my libraryVery eclectic.

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Favorite authorsUmberto Eco, Thomas Hardy, Cormac McCarthy, Dan Simmons, Kurt Vonnegut (Shared favorites)

Homepagehttp://jpporter.com

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Real nameJoseph Porter

LocationSt Louis, MO

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Member sinceOct 26, 2010

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Remember to read the footnotes in context. You miss half the story and the jokes if you don't read the footnotes.
jpporter -- If you really like Foucault's Pendulum, you'll probably love R.M. Koster's "The Dissertation." Just remember to read the footnotes in context. No. I'm not joking.

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