Official What Are You Reading Thread:

Discussion in 'Movies, Books, TV & Media' started by Chris, Jan 3, 2006.

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    'Twilight' by William Gay
    Some Brian Lumley short stories from 'Tales of the Primal Land'
     
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    Stephen King - The Stand
     
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    Red Harvest - By Dashiell Hammett

    Widely believed to be the inspiration to Akira Kurosawa'a Yoimbo and subsequently Sergio Leone's A Fist Full of Dollars and a bunch of other movies. :yesway:
     
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    i have herman melvilles moby dick on audiotape on my mp3 at work just to understand the leviathan lyrics by mastodon better. slow at times but in general its good whalepornography.

    its like watching gone in 60 seconds, where they refer everything from sex to food to cars and carparts.
     
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    I finished all the other books I was reading and just recently started reading "Chiguhagu na buhin" by Shin'ichi Hoshi. His stories are always really interesting and cleverly written.
     
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    I bought "Kafka on the Shore" by Haruki Murakami yesterday, and finished it sometime this morning. I think I was reading for about 11 or 12 hours straight, but it was a very good book I thought.
     
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    Running on Emptiness: The Pathology of Civilization - John Zerzan
    Taking the Red Pill: Science, Philosophy and Religion in The Matrix - Glenn Yeffeth and David Gerrold
    Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television - Jerry Mander
    Why We Lie: The Evolutionary Roots of Deception and the Unconscious Mind - David Livingstone Smith

    I usually read multiple books simultaneously, and jot down notes, which helps to catalog, transfer and digest the information more thoroughly.
     
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    Close to Shore: The Terrifying Shark Attacks of 1916- Michael Capuzzo

    These attacks are the inspiration for Jaws.
     
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    good book - I like The Anubis Gates A lot (one of my favs)

    I'm reading Malazan - first book - So far its pretty decent
     
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    Vegetta - yeah The Anubis Gates kicks serious ass... then again I have yet to read anything by Powers that didn't :agreed:
     
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    Re-reading Arthur C. Clarke's Childhood's End

    About halfway through with Jean-Paul Sartre's "Being and Nothingness"
     
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    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - J. K. Rowling :fawk: (actually finished this today)

    Fallen Nation: Babylon Burning - James Curcio
     
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    "Offical what are you reading" by ss.org :squint:
     
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