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how often do you read?

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Postby Bernie » Thu Mar 26, 2009 12:02 am

One flew over the cuckoos nest by Ken Kesey. i just finished it today. it was such an animated story i just couldnt put it down. i never saw the movie, and i dont intend to: i think itd ruin the book for me.

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Postby ProjectTORN » Thu Mar 26, 2009 12:09 am

Currently reading A Guide to Ridiculousness, by James Harmon. Highly enjoyable, raw, and real. Love it.
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Postby Azgarth » Thu Mar 26, 2009 12:25 am

divina commedia, for the somanyeth time.
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Postby Voly » Thu Mar 26, 2009 2:21 am

Daniel Half Human and the Good Nazi. I forget the author, some German. It's translated to English, though.
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Postby Ashreal » Thu Mar 26, 2009 7:35 am

flight of the night hawks by raymond e fiest.
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Postby Astica » Thu Mar 26, 2009 8:37 am

I just finished PopCo by Scarlett Thomas. The marketing themes appealed to me and it was a good book til the main character went all Greenpeace at the end.

I'm supposed to be reading Northanger Abbey for Literary Form but...well I know what happens and I cant be fucked :x I guess I'll have to do it anyway though.

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Postby Morph » Thu Mar 26, 2009 11:43 am

Mill on the Floss, Lord Jim and a lot of Shakespeare.
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Postby ObSeSsEd » Thu Mar 26, 2009 1:32 pm

Memories of Midnight is very good - By Sidney Sheldon. Finished it earlier this morning XD
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Postby Gravesent » Thu Mar 26, 2009 1:37 pm

I read articles and books on web design, a good website for web design is A List Apart
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Postby Voly » Fri Mar 27, 2009 1:59 am

Daniel Half Human is by David Chotjewitz.

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Postby dickwad » Fri Mar 27, 2009 4:00 am

dis thread lolz.

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Postby evilredqueen » Fri Mar 27, 2009 3:15 pm

Just finished Debatable Space by Philip Palmer. This book could never be made into a movie.

Bernie the movie is a classic. You should watch it.
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Postby Bernie » Mon Mar 30, 2009 12:35 am

evilredqueen wrote:Bernie the movie is a classic. You should watch it.

i just did a few hours ago, and i was disappointed. they changed so many things, and its not nearly as vivid as Kesey's writing.

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Postby Ashreal » Mon Mar 30, 2009 8:53 am

off armageddon reef by david weber.
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Postby Bernie » Mon Mar 30, 2009 12:28 pm

Nine Stories by J.D. Salinger

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Postby ProjectTORN » Mon Mar 30, 2009 12:40 pm

Excellent choice. School reading?
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Postby Bernie » Mon Mar 30, 2009 12:44 pm

nope! catcher in the rye was school reading couple years back, but ever since then ive loved salingers work. theyre all blatently connected to each other, in terms of the Glass family, except for Catcher. (i assume you like salinger and therefore know what im talking about)

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Postby Spaced Ape » Tue Mar 31, 2009 6:33 am

The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger

Talk about something being over-rated.
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Postby Bernie » Tue Mar 31, 2009 12:20 pm

well, i liked it. and i can see why it would be received the way it was at the time. i guess it was considered something new

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Postby Spaced Ape » Tue Mar 31, 2009 6:32 pm

Well yeah, for 1951. But most great novels I've ever read were able to at least live out more than one generation.

:sigh: I miss reading the Foundation series.
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Postby ProjectTORN » Wed Apr 01, 2009 12:42 am

Bernie wrote:nope! catcher in the rye was school reading couple years back, but ever since then ive loved salingers work. theyre all blatently connected to each other, in terms of the Glass family, except for Catcher. (i assume you like salinger and therefore know what im talking about)



Yep. I'm a bit obsessed with Salinger. I remembered that we read a lot of him in senior year, and that Nine Stories was one of the books we read. I almost stole the book in the end, but I couldn't cheat the system.
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Postby Bernie » Wed Apr 01, 2009 12:20 pm

yeah salinger does that. hes got only 4 books as far as i know, tho. i mustve read Franny 5 times. thats why i like nine stories so much. its like nine extra books. thank god he published that :P

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Postby Slave » Fri Apr 03, 2009 3:31 pm

'Filth' by Irvine Welsh which though I'm enjoying it, I'm finding it hard to get into.
'The Condition of Muzak' by Michael Moorcock which I'm really enjoying (it is bloody confusing and a bit random (jumps from one time to another then back etc.) though).
I'm also re-reading the complete fairy tales of Hans Christian Andersen, I love his stories, he's my absolute favourite author.
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Postby sombra_cristalina » Fri Apr 03, 2009 3:37 pm

I just started reading The Monkey Wrench Gang by Edward Abbey. It's about eco-terrorists trying to protect the American Western landscape.

I'm also reading American Earth, which is a collection of essays concerning the environment.

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Postby Spaced Ape » Mon Apr 06, 2009 2:33 am

I gave up Catcher to read The Bourne Identity. So far I'm glad I did.
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