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3 responses to “Books by Lee Camp’s Bed”

  1. Bree

    Zinn’s A People’s History.

    I had just gotten out of the military, and was a little shaken on the whole was that right?…but not against it yet. That book really opened my head, did a complete 180 on my political views.

  2. Ross Howell

    Lee,

    Great to hear Catch-22 still has such impact. I was 19 at college during Vietnam when I first read it. Confessions of an Economic Hit Man? Weird–I knew it was a best-seller, but I thought I was the only person in the universe who’d read it. Maybe because our policies never change.

    Ross Howell

  3. Dick Cummins

    Ross, After reading Joe Heller’s bio by his daughter, I reread 22. This time some stuff was annoying filler——the dialogues of Col Cathcart and Korn repeating each other got on my nerves, but the Milo Minderbinder schtick was good as ever and maybe better. After personally having lost large sums trying to play the stock market with options—— ‘…everybody has a share’ all right… but the Hedge Funds shares were a lot smarter than mine.

    Watched PBS Ken Burns’ “Western Civilization” on Memorial Day then just happened to pick up The Diary of Anne Frank‘ while moving a box of books. Gandhi was correct: Western Civilization is a contradiction in terms.

    Hey——for the subtitle crowd——we saw a really good French film last night, “The Untouchables” (think “Trading Places” with Eddie Murphy, sort of) and there is a reason it won all the film festival awards, is the second highest grossing film in France ever and the two actors will probably get Oscars too!

    Just read that Harvey Weinstein may try to make an American version.

    I don’t know; the only thing that comes to mind is that it would end up a “La Cage aux Folles” starring Donald Trump and Tracy Morgan.

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