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Surveillance Valley: The Secret Military History of the Internet
By Yasha Levine
February 06, 2018

I read an awful lot of Non-Fiction books. You could search this Text Document using the search term

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.... and if any titles interested you, I would make it available to you.

Or: Search
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This search engine can be used to find books and tons of other stuff from usenet.

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New book alleges munchkins sexually molested Wizard of Oz star Judy Garland
Brad Hunter
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April 5, 2018
April 5, 2018 12:23 PM EDT
Judy Garland in the iconic Wizard of Oz. Her late husband claims in a re-released book that she was sexually molested by "drunk" Munchkins. MGM
The Munchkins were no friends of Dorothy.
In the re-released autobiography of tragic Wizard of Oz star Judy Garland’s late husband Sid Luft, he claims the iconic Kansas farm girl was allegedly molested by the pint-sized perverts.
Just 16 when she starred in the 1939 blockbuster, whispers about on-set antics by the lurid little people have been rife for years.
In Luft’s book (due out in September), Judy and I: My Life with Judy Garland, he claims the tiny terrors made life a living hell for the Somewhere Over the Rainbow singer.
ABC Australian reached out to the last living Munchkin, Jerry Maren, centre, to find out if the sex allegations were true. MGM
“They’d make Judy’s life miserable on set by putting their hands under her dress … The men were 40 or more years old. They thought they could get away with anything because they were so small,” Luft wrote.
Australia’s ABC News tried to track down the last living Munchkin to get his side of what really happened on the set of the family classic.
Jerry Maren, 98, is now in failing health and lives in a retirement home.
A member of the “Lollipop Guild” — he famously gave the discombobulated Dorothy a sucker after she obliterated the Wicked Witch of the East — Maren was implicated in the molestation.
Garland always claimed the half-pint hellraisers were boozehounds who would party through the night. Cops rounded them up with butterfly nets.
The stars of the beloved Wizard of Oz, starring Judy Garland, front. MGM
Years ago, Maren noted that the drinking shouldn’t shock anyone: Toto was paid more than the Munchkins.
“He has refuted these accusations in the past and I am sure he’d do the same now if he were able to,” Mark Povinelli, president of the Little People of America, told ABC.
“I appreciate your sincerity in trying to give a voice to the actors being referenced in the book but I was told that Jerry would rather not bring any more attention to it.”
Others close to the elderly dwarf also denied any concise carnal capers and Maren claimed Garland — who tragically died in 1969 — was “wonderful” to work with.
“We expected her to be a snobby movie star. She was more excited at meeting us than we were at meeting her,” he said, adding that for the Munchkins it was the first time in their lives they had met other little people.
New book alleges munchkins sexually molested Wizard of Oz star Judy Garland | Toronto Sun
Mary, Queen of Scots

Antonia Frasier
I'm reading what the Editor called the Vampire Stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. A bit a nisnomer since none are really about Vampires but do deal with the Victorian fascination for the occult and mystical phenomena. They are every bit a intriguing and captivating as the author's Sherlock Holmes sagas, which most of these tales predate.
Last week.

Twisted Prey - John Sandford
Hidden Prey - John Sandford
Light of the Day - James Lee Burke
Collected Shorts - Richard Matheson
Sea Change - Robert B. Parker

I love James Lee Burke, but Light of the Day could have been 100 pages shorter.
Just downloaded a whole bunch of epub/ ereader books for my wife by ther favorite writer from this web site......

Library Genesis

Also where I get my own selection of books......different authors tho....
Sin Killer by the Lonesome Dove guy.

Not sure how it relates to the whole epic.
Toronto author’s poop book a ‘best smeller’ | Toronto Sun
Martin Luther: The Man Who Rediscovered God and Changed the World

By: Eric Metaxas


The man that changed the world.

Changed my view of him entirely.
Shatter by Michel Robotham...

The third of an eight book psychology detective series

From http://libgen.io/foreignfiction/inde...epub&f_group=1
Blamed and Broken by Curt Petrovich

An interesting account of the murder of Robert Dziekanski and the bull shit involved.

Last year I read a lot of books, but most of all I remember one - The Laws of Human Nature by Robert Green. The book is devoted to explaining the complex and sometimes irrational behavior of a person - his inclinations, deep-seated motives, dark sides, mistakes and everything that makes us what we are. It was recommended to me by a friend who wrote as essay writer a small research based on this book on the subject of human behavior in society in general.
Rose Upshur
In fact, I have soooo many books that I have to read. I am reading Twilight now, by Stephenie Meyer. I never would have thought that at 22 years for me this series of books would still be relevant. Not that I liked, just recently pulled on the franchise. I read Harry Potter to the holes, so I got to the rest, so to speak, classics of the genre. Divergent, Veronica Roth, Death Guns, Cassandra Claire, Vampire Chronicles, Anne Rice, Timeless, Kerstin Gere, Wizards, Leo Grossman. This is what's next on my list. And that in my list number 2, that's another story ...
I like the joke:

"You don't have to cast roe very far to catch a trout"

It's a short read.

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