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post #316 of 5710
A Game of Thrones - Martin

The Art of Writing Great Lyrics - Pamela Oland (wrote songs for Jackson, Sinatra, Whitney Houston, tv., films)

Animal Speak - Andrews (recognizing + interpreting signs and omens of the natural world -animals)

Hmmm. Not really high brow stuff!
post #317 of 5710
I'm reading "Secrets of the Talking Jaguar" It's the memoirs of a man who was born on a reservation in New Mexico and became a Mayan shaman in Santiago Atitlan, Guatemala.
post #318 of 5710
just about to finish Lewis' "Moneyball". i follow sports but not avidly and absolutely hate baseball but what an engrossing and entertaining read. probably because i do love numbers.

-Jeff
post #319 of 5710
Casino Royale by Ian Fleming. It's quite good.
post #320 of 5710
taking a break from this.... I read this... this.... and started this...
post #321 of 5710
Finishing The Amber Spyglass (just finished The Golden Compass and The Subtle Knife)
post #322 of 5710
Movie reviews.
post #323 of 5710
Reading "Lenin's Tomb" by David Remnick.
post #324 of 5710
John Dickie - Cosa Nostra

The first non-italian person to ever write about the sicilian mafia.
post #325 of 5710
Just finished:
Jay McInierney - Bright Lights, Big City
Thomas Pynchon - The Crying of Lot 49

Both excellent and highly recommended.
post #326 of 5710
The Letters of Noel Coward

and

The Great War and Modern Memory

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post #327 of 5710
Dr John - Under a Hodoo Moon (Autobiography) - Scary.
A.A. Milne - Winnie the Pooh (for the umpteenth time) - Enlightening
post #328 of 5710
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Originally Posted by redgrail View Post
Just finished:
Jay McInierney - Bright Lights, Big City
Thomas Pynchon - The Crying of Lot 49

Both excellent and highly recommended.


Pynchon is an amazing author. I love the way he was gone for decades and then shows up in The Simpsons..
post #329 of 5710
Fatal Revenant by Stephen Donaldson. Gawd it's pretentious, boring and prolix.
post #330 of 5710
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Originally Posted by Høi View Post
John Dickie - Cosa Nostra

The first non-italian person to ever write about the sicilian mafia.
No reflection on Dickie's book, but Peter Robb published Midnight In Sicily in 1996. It's an excellent book about the Andreotti prosecution, which also looks into the cultural and criminal impact of the mafia.
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