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Christmas Books

ElNorm Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 9:38 PM
CHRISTMAS IN COWCHIP on Amazon is a fun Christmas story. Check it out. There is life after Dickens, though I have read that particular book about a dozen times and have my three favorite Scrooge movies on DVD that I watch each and every Christmas. If I had only one book aside from the Bible that I could carry with me on my next trip to Mars, it would be "A Christmas Carol."

During the holidays, a shopping mall can be more like a shopping maul. One way to avoid that scene is to give books as Christmas gifts, since books can be bought on-line, painlessly.

A book that fits in with the holiday spirit is "No, They Can't!" by TV show host John Stossel. It is written with a light touch, but gets across some pretty heavy stuff about economics. The title is a take-off on Obama's old slogan, "Yes, we can!"

It is the first book I have read that asks a question about electric cars that should have been...