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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby peacefulsongs » Wed Jul 31, 2013 6:50 pm

pieces o'nine wrote:if he cares to.


He probably doesn't.

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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby pieces o'nine » Wed Jul 31, 2013 9:47 pm

He might; he like Ayn Rand's books. He'll be checking on this topic again one of these days...

I'm not so much a fan anymore, but read it many years ago, and it made quite an impression on me then.
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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby peacefulsongs » Wed Jul 31, 2013 9:52 pm

pieces o'nine wrote: but read it many years ago


I am a little different. It might take me many years to read it. That book is huge.

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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby black bart » Thu Aug 01, 2013 6:30 am

I am reading:

I Partridge
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I am also looking forward to seeing the film.
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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby peacefulsongs » Sat Aug 03, 2013 11:46 pm

In a few seconds I am going to start reading:

The God Virus: How religion infects our lives and culture by Darrel W. Ray

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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby black bart » Thu Aug 29, 2013 5:28 am

Gaslit Nightmares - An Anthology of Victorian Tales of TERROR!
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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby DavidH » Thu Aug 29, 2013 5:33 am

Ooo er. :shocked:

I'm reading Jerusalem: The Biography, by Simon Sebag-Montefiore. A very full account of the known history of Jerusalem from the earliest days to the present. Very interesting indeed.

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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby black bart » Thu Aug 29, 2013 5:48 am

DavidH wrote:Ooo er. :shocked:

I'm reading Jerusalem: The Biography, by Simon Sebag-Montefiore. A very full account of the known history of Jerusalem from the earliest days to the present. Very interesting indeed.

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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby bacon » Thu Aug 29, 2013 1:21 pm

I'm currently doing research on marketing agencies billing strategies - so that's pretty much what I've been reading. Of course, I keep getting distracted by message boards. . .
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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby ET, the Extra Terrestrial » Fri Aug 30, 2013 12:35 am

currently working my way through the ten or twelve mysteries written by Gerry Boyle. Not really very spectacular stuff, but he lives just down the road, and many of the stories take place in remote areas that I'm very familiar with. They're quick reads, and not too badly edited, but he tends to leave loose ends unaddressed.
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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby ToddSparks » Fri Aug 30, 2013 11:13 pm

Aldous Huxley's "Texts And Pretexts" and Carl Jung's "Analytical Psychology: Its Theory & Practice (The Tavistock Lectures)"

I have some old books on color theory to try and sort through next. Maybe I'll re-read "We The Living" and "Candide" if it's as smokey here this week as it has been the last two from the fires...
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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby peacefulsongs » Sat Aug 31, 2013 12:36 am

effective August 31, 2013 at 1:00am Eastern Standard time I will stop logging on to this forum from work.

I want to read this stuff at my house.

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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby daftbeaker » Sat Aug 31, 2013 3:50 pm

juicegiver wrote:effective August 31, 2013 at 1:00am Eastern Standard time I will stop logging on to this forum from work.

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This useless spam in just about every recent thread. I think I can speak for everyone here when I say we won't miss you :haha:

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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby Roy Hunter » Sat Aug 31, 2013 7:47 pm

All the Iain M Banks Culture novels. In no particular order.
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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby PKMKII » Sat Aug 31, 2013 8:31 pm

Finished off A Feast of Crows, A Dance With Dragons will wait for the single set paperback to get printed in October. Meanwhile, finishing off the Millennium trilogy with The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest, which so far is nice in that the opposition is a bit less obviously evil, more nuanced.
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