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Finished 'Revenge of Gaia' the other day. A good read with a very solid pro Nuclear argument.
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Eviltoastman";p="925577 wrote:He was Welsh. And the best children's author ever.
his stuff for grownups is great, too.
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Eviltoastman";p="925614 wrote:Finished 'Revenge of Gaia' the other day. A good read with a very solid pro Nuclear argument.
:lol:

Have you read "What would the world be like without us?" ?
I think it might be similar to Revenge... considering getting it for my mum for christmas.
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Miss Yvonne";p="925620 wrote:
Eviltoastman";p="925577 wrote:He was Welsh. And the best children's author ever.
his stuff for grownups is great, too.
I like it because people here are probably familiar with some of it
even if they don't know that they are.

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exactly. They're familiar with it, and they like it.
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Redundant Retard";p="925691 wrote:
Eviltoastman";p="925614 wrote:Finished 'Revenge of Gaia' the other day. A good read with a very solid pro Nuclear argument.
:lol:

Have you read "What would the world be like without us?" ?
I think it might be similar to Revenge... considering getting it for my mum for christmas.
Have you read either of them?

...Have you read?
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I just finished one of those Useless Information books

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a really fast read, laugh out loud funny at times
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Awesome!
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JUst finishing Black Mass by Gray. Shit title, horrible sleeve, but it's argument is quite compelling.
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heres what I read this week :

The Year of Ice

Speak

Grub (in the interest of full disclosure this is my aunt, Elise Blackwell's 3rd novel, a retelling of New Grub Street in modern day NYC, not bad)

Grendel

Drowning Ruth

all (excepting Grendel) published in the last 10 years I Would list the authors but I am lazy and I don't think you care.

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in the past couple months ive read -
the aforementioned jericho book
'slash', by slash
'just for fun', by linus torvalds
'moneyball', by michael lewis
'the education of a coach', by david halberstam
'a 25 year history of video games', by steven kent

and now i have no idea what to read next :???:

so im re-reading 'the real frank zappa book'
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oh shit! i forgot about that

thank you :grin:
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just about done with "the flounder" by gunter grass.
great read. lots of recipes for potato soup. some good poems mixed in. lots of talk about dishwashers and three breasted cave women.
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Grass is good.

Last I've read:

Conrad - Heart of Darkness (and other tales).
Lovecraft - At the Mountains of madness
Dante - Divine Comedy
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Cormac McCarthy - No Country for Old Men


It's a great read; although McCarthy's style of writing could be described as «no-frills», «back-to-basics», «sparse» or whatever, he does a great job at setting moods and making the reader fell like he's where the action is. The plot is straight-forward enough but fast-paced, and Chigurh has to be one of the baddest motherfuckers ever. The ending... well... not many like it. I loved it.
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Sgt. Hartman";p="946603 wrote:Cormac McCarthy - No Country for Old Men


It's a great read; although McCarthy's style of writing could be described as «no-frills», «back-to-basics», «sparse» or whatever, he does a great job at setting moods and making the reader fell like he's where the action is. The plot is straight-forward enough but fast-paced, and Chigurh has to be one of the baddest motherfuckers ever. The ending... well... not many like it. I loved it.
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I just finished Colbert's book. It would be funny to hear him read it, but as text it's pretty weak.

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vineland- pynchon
on the road- (again) kerouac
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Who's (again) kerouac?

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i probably meant that i read kerouac's 'on the road' again
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First book I bought. Still not read it.

Last book I read was 'On The Edge: My Story' by Richard Hammond. Which is a misleading title since 3/4 of the book is written by his wife and how his near death experience affected her.
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saturday nights and sunday mornings- sillitoe

forgot about that 'un
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