Official What Are You Reading Thread:

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

  1. All_¥our_Bass

    All_¥our_Bass Deathly Chuuni

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    I just finished reading 'Your Inner Fish' by Neil Shubin. It's a history of the evolution of the human body that goes back WAYYY before apes. It's non-technical, has lots of diagrams and is funny.
     
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    kung_fu Vulcan Lute God

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    I've been on a comic book kick lately.

    Just finished reading "The Death of The NEW GODS" series
     
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    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

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    The Strange Cases of Rudolph Pearson - William Jones
    The Klarkash-Ton Cycle - Clark Ashton Smith
     
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    Vegetta Change Everything

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    The Chronicles of the Black Company by Glenn Cook

    Full of Win - You Malazan fans would probably really enjoy this series
     
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    Shotglass is half full

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    Just about done Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, entirely. I don't know yet what I'm going to read after this. I am almost debating on rereading the Book of Mormon. Always good for a laugh.
     
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    eleven59 None shall pass. Contributor

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    The Stand :agreed:
     
  7. technomancer

    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

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    Passage to Dawn - R. A. Salvatore
     
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    Brendan G What is this then?

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    A brief history of time + The universe in a nutshell by Stephen Hawking.
     
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    gaunten WUUUUAAAAAAAAH!!!

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    reading now: stieg larsson: flickan som lekte med elden (the girl who played with fire)
    I read his first book a few weeks ago, it was pretty darn good (even though I usually don't like the concept of swedish criminal romans, such as beck, wallander, van weeteren etc, but this turned out to not be a book of that character)
    this is a continuing story with the same characters, and it seems like it will be at least as good as the last one, I've only read about 10% of the book so far.

    I will try to get my hands on some terry pratchett and neil gaiman soon. my brother has EVERY book by terry, so I can probably borrow them from him.
     
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    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

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    The Case of Charles Dexter Ward - H. P. Lovecraft
     
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    jymellis Talk To DeWalt

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    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

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    Alhazred - Donald Tyson
     
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    atimoc deus ex machina Contributor

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    Just finished this two weeks ago. I liked how Lovecraft builds up the atmosphere throughout the story. Also finished Sun Tzu's Art of War yesterday, which was an interesting read from not just warfare but also business and management perspective.

    Now working on Kurt Vonnegut's Player Piano. I've only gone through chapter one, so not much to comment on just yet.
     
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    El Caco Djavli te ponesli Contributor

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    I could not finish the book of Moron, It was just too frustrating. I can't understand how anyone could read it and believe it, I can understand people missing the contradictions in the Bible, you have to study it pretty thoroughly to notice them but the book of Moron will contradict itself in consecutive sentences. :noplease:
     
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    NewArmyGuitar Fueled by Satan Contributor

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    Everybody on here is always raving about the Malazan books. I just started Gardens Of The Moon yesterday.
     
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    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

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    Threshold - Caitlin R. Kiernan
     
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    Lucky Seven Lucky☆Seven

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    Reading Dune for the third time. :wub:
     
  18. DelfinoPie

    DelfinoPie Whoopsie Daisy! Contributor

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    A collection of Ernest Hemingway's short stories every now and again

    I'm also reading a lot of stuff published by the DSA for people who want to ride motorbikes.
     
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    Shotglass is half full

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    I'm reading The Hobbit now.

    You're not wrong. I haven't read the Book since I was 11 or 12 years old. I was living with my Father and Stepmother, and they were Mormon, and once you hit about 12 years of age in a Mormon household you pretty well have to become Mormon yourself or you're shunned. I was a kid who wanted to do the "right" thing by my parents eyes, so I kind of went with it. I was baptized, but for the few months before my baptism I had to study with Missionaries and take tests and read the Book. It was pretty intense. I want to reread it because I'm sure that because of my age, there were a lot of subtle contradictions I missed the first time around.
     

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