What book(s) are you reading???

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billthebassist
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Fri Feb 05, 2010 10:38 am

just finished Stephen King's dome book. it was enjoyable for the ride but the destination was as expected...meh.

also finished peter schiff's "Crash Proof." either this guy is mr doomsday for the US dollar as he's been vilified, or he's nostra-frickin-damus and we're drymounted. probably both. i need a drink.
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Fri Feb 05, 2010 1:58 pm

Just started this

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Fri Feb 05, 2010 2:05 pm

Just finished reading Excession by Iain Banks. Outstanding scfi!
http://www.amazon.com/Excession-Iain-Ba ... 0553575376
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Fri Feb 05, 2010 2:19 pm

machination wrote:
bosephus wrote:
machination wrote:
CameronFrye wrote:Going to start Cormac McCarthy's The Road before the movie - anyone read it?

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I started it but never got back to it. I really want to try again.

I'll be reading Let the Right One In soon. I heard the film was amazing, but I may try my luck with the book first.
And graphic novels are gems in the literature world. My latest one is "Astonishing X-Men" ("Preacher" and "Runaways" are among my favourites in that genre).
Try "Y: The Last Man". It's amazing! :clap:
That's my next graphic novel read, actually! I heard it makes women seem a bit pathetic, but I'll give it a go and judge for myself. Brian K. Vaughan doesn't disappoint.
I read all of the Y's too. They were pretty damn good. I know what you're saying about the women thing but my girlfriend read it and she absolutely loved it, more than me even. He definitely pokes fun but it's in a very comical way. Check it out, you'll definitely enjoy it.
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Fri Feb 05, 2010 3:03 pm

I'm just wrapping up Ed Viesturs newest book "K2 - Life and Death on the Worlds Most Dangerous Mountain." Next up is John Krakauer's newest, "Where Men Win Glory", about Pat Tillman's life and death in Afghanistan. I'm looking forward to reading that one. After I'm done with that one I might re-read "Into Thin Air."
http://theomont.blogspot.com - check it if you get a chance.
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Fri Feb 05, 2010 3:33 pm

Just finished this one this morning:

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A damn good writer and I was sad to hear that he passed. :(
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Fri Feb 05, 2010 4:46 pm

Fluff, but i love reading Steve's Madriani stories
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Fri Feb 05, 2010 5:47 pm

Just about to finish
We Did Porn by Zak Smith (Zak Sabbath)
Pretty good book. I really like his drawings
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Fri Feb 05, 2010 7:33 pm

Dangerous Visions edited by Harlan Ellison 33 science fiction short stories
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Sun Feb 07, 2010 4:56 am

shootsright77 wrote:Dangerous Visions edited by Harlan Ellison 33 science fiction short stories
that is a cool cover. 8)
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Mon Feb 08, 2010 11:15 am

Reading this;
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just finished these;
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is there a book trading thread yet?? If any one wants to trade let me know....i'm obviously into biographys :lol:
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Mon Feb 08, 2010 12:26 pm

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Mon Feb 08, 2010 1:17 pm

sidewaysscott wrote: just finished these;
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I read this years ago and loved it!

Started this yesterday:
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Tue Feb 09, 2010 11:15 pm

Just started this one today. I really liked the first short story. Six more to go
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