What are you reading?

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  1. Jekyll

    Jekyll Senior member

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    You liked it? My dad has been telling me to read it ever since I found it in their library and asked about it.

    I did. The structure is a bit confusing at first and it took me a hundred pages or so to really grok what was going on, but it was definitely worth it.

    if you liked robert anton wilson, try jonathan carroll. not nearly as 60s twisted conspiratorial, and much more human. but just as weird.
    i'm a mystery junkie. just finished charles huston's new "sleepless" and am halfway through the new elizabeth george.


    Thanks, will check it out.
     


  2. Bradford

    Bradford Current Events Moderator

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    Most recently, No Apology by Mitt Romney followed by Rediscovering Values by Jim Wallis.

    Interestingly enough, despite the fact that their political views are quite dissimilar, the values they profess are very similar. In fact, I think the two of them could watch a baseball game together and have a great discussion about how to bring back values and promote moral behavior.

    Speaking of baseball, I am currently reading Game of Shadows about the BALCO scandal and Barry Bonds.
     


  3. edinatlanta

    edinatlanta Senior member

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    Speaking of baseball, I am currently reading Game of Shadows about the BALCO scandal and Barry Bonds.

    Think I'll pick up the Glory of their Time tomorrow. And hopefully finish the Big Short. Lenin's Tomb will be finished by the start of 2011. I hope.
     


  4. johnapril

    johnapril Senior member

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    The Collected Stories of John Cheever Loving by Henry Green Cheever has an unrepentantly savage eye for humanity.
    What was the title of the one where the daughter gets caught in the ski lift cog?
     


  5. LabelKing

    LabelKing Senior member

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    What was the title of the one where the daughter gets caught in the ski lift cog?

    "The Hartleys".
     


  6. Jerome

    Jerome Senior member

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    I had followed up my recent, reawakened interest in dÃ[​IMG]cadence-literature with Orwell's 'Down and Out in Paris and London' which was quite good and am now in the middle of China MiÃ[​IMG]ville's newest novel 'Kraken' which is very intriguing and recommendable to all who are interested in fantasy, the occult and myth in general...
     


  7. gdl203

    gdl203 Affiliate Vendor Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    Houellebecq's Plateforme, unfortunately the English translation.
     


  8. lemmywinks

    lemmywinks Senior member

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    What's a good easy read that a 16 year old teenage boy can read and should read some time in his life?
     


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    What's a good easy read that a 16 year old teenage boy can read and should read some time in his life?

    Catcher in the Rye. No question.
     


  10. kwilkinson

    kwilkinson Having a Ball

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    What's a good easy read that a 16 year old teenage boy can read and should read some time in his life?

    To Kill a Mockingbird.
     


  11. Big Pun

    Big Pun Senior member

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    Catcher in the Rye. No question.
    yes
     


  12. Big Pun

    Big Pun Senior member

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    Does anyone have any god recs for books on monotheistic religions? Comparisons between them?

    inb4goodbook
     


  13. lemmywinks

    lemmywinks Senior member

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    Catcher in the Rye. No question.

    Shall check out.

    To Kill a Mockingbird.

    Have already read
     


  14. johnapril

    johnapril Senior member

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    "The Hartleys".

    That's the one. One of my favorites.
     


  15. LabelKing

    LabelKing Senior member

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    That's the one. One of my favorites.

    You should also look into Henry Green. This is the opening line of his autobiography:

     


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