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Postby DeadPoet on Tue Jan 03, 2006 1:07 pm

So...I ate my way through "War and Peace" by Tolstoi...it's absolutely worth reading, if you have a lot of time...
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Postby fusiontortellini on Tue Jan 03, 2006 1:44 pm

After seeing the Chevy Chase Fletch movie, I'm going back and rereading the novels -- which are so much better as to be incomperable. Then it's on to the Flyinn novels -- by the same author (Gregory McDonald) but Boston-located. The novels have been reissued recently; they're available on Amazon.
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Postby raharris on Wed Jan 04, 2006 5:00 pm

fusiontortellini wrote:But do they eat pasta? :twisted:


Umm, wouldn't that constitute some form of cannibalism?

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Postby boghog on Wed Jan 04, 2006 5:42 pm

DeadPoet wrote:So...I ate my way through "War and Peace" by Tolstoi...it's absolutely worth reading, if you have a lot of time...

Never read War & Peace, but the same goes for Moby Dick.

Right now I'm reading "The Mote in God's Eye" by Larry Niven & Jerry Pournelle for the second or third time - a really good book, IMHO.
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Postby Duke on Wed Jan 04, 2006 6:29 pm

DeadPoet wrote:So...I ate my way through "War and Peace" by Tolstoi...it's absolutely worth reading, if you have a lot of time...



I was thinking about reading that, they have it in yonder library, but I want to finish the books I have on my shelf first. So, maybe in a year or two.


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Postby Gruppenfuhrer on Wed Feb 15, 2006 11:41 am

At the moment i am reading The Communist Manifesto and Bugs in The Peanut Butter
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Postby Tickle on Wed Feb 15, 2006 3:05 pm

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Postby Duke on Wed Feb 15, 2006 9:51 pm

Inherit The Wind, for class.

Also, Heart Of Darkness.


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Postby The Meromorph on Thu Feb 16, 2006 1:08 am

"For Us, The Living". Robert Heinlein's unpublished first novel, recently re-discovered.
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Postby SpisBoy on Thu Mar 02, 2006 6:22 pm

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (for school)

I'm going to get the movie from the library this weekend and watch it.
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Postby KingLackLuster on Thu Mar 02, 2006 11:08 pm

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Postby Duke on Fri Mar 03, 2006 1:57 am

I'm reading Slaughterhouse 5. But I am always reading that book. That, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, and Life of Pi.


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Postby KingLackLuster on Fri Mar 03, 2006 4:52 pm

The Fellowship of the Ring, Scorpion Tongues, the Iliad in Italian [cant do Greek yet :cry: ], and Hellstorm of the Youth
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Postby Qwertyuiopasd on Fri Mar 03, 2006 5:35 pm

I just finished Eragon. I won't say anything on it untill my "review" except that its not my favorite nor do I hate it.

I'm reading Animal Farm for school. its interesting what some people say when you mention the book.

"the new book we'll be reading is Animal Farm-"

"COMMUNISM!"

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and I'm going to start reading Lord Valentines Castle. on reccomendation from my english teacher.
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Postby johngalt on Fri Mar 03, 2006 5:50 pm

The Last Herald-Mage series by Mercedes Lackey. First book is I believe Magic's Pawn. SOme guy in Queer Student Alliance recomended it, and my mother had it (what book doesn't she have?) so I am going to try it. So far it is pretty good.
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