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05 May 2007, 4:12 am

The Godfather by Mario Puzo.


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05 May 2007, 2:58 pm

(school related)

ursula mc guin "the left hand of darkness"
toni morisson "song of solomon"



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05 May 2007, 9:53 pm

Earlier today, I bought Chuck Palahniuk's latest novel, "Rant," although I'm already finished with it. Tomorrow, I'll either re-read "Rant" or finish "Ulysses" by James Joyce; it depends on whether or not I'm up to digesting any new material.



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05 May 2007, 9:56 pm

I'm re-reading all the Harry Potters, and I'm 3/4 through The Order of the Pheonix, which I hope to finish tonight.

I have Tolkien's Children of Hurin sitting on my nightstand to be read next. once I'm done with the Potter series to date.



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05 May 2007, 11:54 pm

A HISTORY OF GOD
by Karen Armstrong

Also: not currently reading it but have many times:
THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME
by Mark Haddon

It's a short, fictional novel written in the first person by a boy with autism as he perceives the events going on around him. I would recommend to anyone here. Easy to read and very good.



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06 May 2007, 6:06 pm

Just finished Cased Closed by Gerald Posner

Reading:
The Second American Party System
Party Formation in the Jacksonian Era

by Richard McCormick (1973)

Spytime
The Undoing of James Jesus Angleton

by William F. Buckley, Jr. (novel)



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06 May 2007, 7:15 pm

I'm reading
Strange Brains and Genius: The Secret Lives of eccentric Scientists and Madmen
It's great fun. The first chapter is on Tesla.

One interesting fact - most of the people mentioned had a fondness for milk. One person's diet consisted solely of milk and pork.



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08 May 2007, 3:53 am

I'm reading 'Fate, Love and Ecstasy' by John A Sandford ~ archetypes in Greek mythology

And 'Ka' by Roberto Calasso ~ Hindu mythology told as stories involving the gods. I've been reading this for ages but it's so beautifully written, I don't want to finish it.



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08 May 2007, 9:32 am

My current bedtable books are Holidays in Hell by P.J. O'Rourke and a book with a title like 1001 paintings you should see before you die.



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08 May 2007, 3:17 pm

Just finished Saint Morrissey by Mark Simpson. Don't know what I'll read next.


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08 May 2007, 3:55 pm

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Anne Rice's 'Interview With The Vampire'
I always hear about people loving her books so I finally got round to buying them.


vampire lestat was my favorite of her books


im not really into modern vampire stories though
its just so uch more interesting in ancient times


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24 May 2007, 5:00 am

One of those books that I've a) thought I had already read and b) didn't notice, because it's a "children's book" (sic)...

I've just read Terry Pratchett's "the AmaziNg Mau®iCe aND his EDuCatEd RØdENts".

He's so good at coming up with expressions that you wish you'd thought of, and can't wait to use:

Quote:
Trying to give a cat orders? It was easier to nail jelly to a wall.


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24 May 2007, 10:05 pm

Old Man's War by John Scalzi :D



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24 May 2007, 10:39 pm

The 2007 edition of the Statistical History of the AFL (Australian Football League) - over 700 pages of stats :heart: - I read a little each night before I go to sleep ! !


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29 May 2007, 8:34 pm

I am currently reading a book on Robert E.Lee's last years by Charles Flood, and I am also read ing Renehan's The Kennedys at War.