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Postby amandaaa » Sun Feb 14, 2010 12:34 am

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I started this months ago and took a break. Just picked it back up tonight. Who has read it? Thoughts? What are you currently reading?
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Postby todayistheday » Sun Feb 14, 2010 12:35 am

just finished grapes of wrath again. just started reading Stoker's dracula. Then probably The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
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Postby cakeschmammert » Sun Feb 14, 2010 12:36 am

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I'm not much of a reader, but I'm reading this for my English class, and I recommend this book to everyone. So funny.
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Postby KeepGodOuttaMA » Sun Feb 14, 2010 12:36 am

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Almost done.
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Postby NALYD. » Sun Feb 14, 2010 12:36 am

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Postby miss.tea » Sun Feb 14, 2010 12:40 am

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Postby Disaster Face » Sun Feb 14, 2010 12:41 am

Crossroads of Twilight
Book 10 in the Wheel of Time series by Robert Jordan

i'm also starting this series off from the begining again.
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Postby Ian Is The Bastard » Sun Feb 14, 2010 12:43 am

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Postby JimmySting » Sun Feb 14, 2010 12:45 am

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Postby Babedestroyer4 » Sun Feb 14, 2010 12:47 am

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Postby henrii » Sun Feb 14, 2010 12:48 am

i just finished reading the silmarillion, it was okay. if you're into lord of the rings, check it out. it's all about how middle earth and the world came to be.
the favourite game by leonard cohen is next on my list
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Postby fusilli brad » Sun Feb 14, 2010 12:48 am

just finished
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it was excellent. you should read it.

im about to start
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Postby fuelforthehategame » Sun Feb 14, 2010 12:55 am

just finished this:
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about to start this:
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Postby Dr. Floyd PHD » Sun Feb 14, 2010 12:56 am

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Great read if your into history and petropolitics, I got over vonnegut in 8th grade.
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Postby Babedestroyer4 » Sun Feb 14, 2010 12:58 am

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Great read if your into history and petropolitics, I got over vonnegut in 8th grade.

you are so ahead of your time :smt023
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Postby enrique_prhc » Sun Feb 14, 2010 12:59 am

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Postby tonywrath » Sun Feb 14, 2010 1:07 am

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gotta have my monthly time travel read :smt026
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Postby theworldfellonme » Sun Feb 14, 2010 1:12 am

How to kill a mocking bird
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Postby coolnewdeadx » Sun Feb 14, 2010 1:15 am

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Postby CONTEMPT » Sun Feb 14, 2010 1:19 am

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I've had it forever and never got around to reading it so now I take a chapter or two while on I'm on the pooper
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Postby Doc » Sun Feb 14, 2010 1:20 am

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Postby Young Loud And Carter » Sun Feb 14, 2010 1:22 am

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Postby xODIO PUROx89 » Sun Feb 14, 2010 1:26 am

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Postby XWOLRABX » Sun Feb 14, 2010 1:44 am

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You bum me out.
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Postby Phil Connors » Sun Feb 14, 2010 1:53 am

i need to be reading this.
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but i'm reading this-




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Postby hellyesicheated » Sun Feb 14, 2010 1:54 am

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Postby amandaaa » Sun Feb 14, 2010 1:56 am

I am enjoying this thread. Some good posts....definitely going to check a couple out.
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Postby TEXXAN QUEER BAIT » Sun Feb 14, 2010 1:58 am

My list of what I'm reading then going to read:

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Postby SleeperMatt » Sun Feb 14, 2010 2:15 am

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Postby stemingway » Sun Feb 14, 2010 2:21 am

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A bunch of interviews with my favorite comedy writers.
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Postby theXdXman » Sun Feb 14, 2010 2:21 am

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dude, im reading the same book. i cant get into it. i love this man's ideals, but he gets so redundant at times.
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Postby Lurch CCP » Sun Feb 14, 2010 2:23 am

I read parts of this book everyday

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Postby DILLON! » Sun Feb 14, 2010 2:27 am

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+bits and pieces out of different anthologies
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Postby My Tummy is Full » Sun Feb 14, 2010 2:32 am

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Chabon is excellent.
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Postby spanaway. » Sun Feb 14, 2010 2:35 am

i have the weirdest boner right now
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Postby UnholyWarcry » Sun Feb 14, 2010 2:43 am

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I really liked this book.

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Almost finished, I've been slacking on my reading lately.
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Postby FloorpunchChalie » Sun Feb 14, 2010 2:47 am

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Postby TheyWalkedInLine » Sun Feb 14, 2010 2:51 am

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Postby the sandcub » Sun Feb 14, 2010 2:56 am

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Postby :smt093 » Sun Feb 14, 2010 2:58 am

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And I'm starting to read this.
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Postby amin » Sun Feb 14, 2010 3:05 am

Dune
Ubik
Why did they kill?
Malaysia and the original people
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Postby Chael Sonnen » Sun Feb 14, 2010 3:07 am

Star Wars: The Jedi Apprentice


FUCK YEAH :smt067 :smt067 :smt071 :smt071 :smt070 :smt070 :smt070
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Postby NALYD. » Sun Feb 14, 2010 3:17 am

theXdXman wrote:
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dude, im reading the same book. i cant get into it. i love this man's ideals, but he gets so redundant at times.


i feel the same way at some points, but at others im like, woah, this is totally how i feel. it is hard reading a book that was written so long ago, but it is shocking how somethings are totally the same.
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Postby lattice half full » Sun Feb 14, 2010 3:39 am

Super old book about the history of math that my pre-calc professor let me borrow. It's fascinating.
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Postby Doc » Sun Feb 14, 2010 3:52 am

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This seems interesting.
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Postby BIG_ferg » Sun Feb 14, 2010 4:37 am

franz kafka - the trial
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Postby cwa » Sun Feb 14, 2010 4:55 am

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For my lit class:

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Postby One Step Away » Sun Feb 14, 2010 5:00 am

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Quinn basically expands on ideas from previous books/other random topics in this book. Almost done reading all his books. Favorite author.
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Postby zyklonbaptism » Sun Feb 14, 2010 5:02 am

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Postby AndrewTheHyena » Sun Feb 14, 2010 5:16 am

I'm not going to quote all of the posts I'd like to respond to, would take too long.

So...

Item 1. It seems like Breakfast of Champions is always in one of the first two or three posts in these threads.

Item 2. Bob Dylan's Chronicles: Sucks.

Item 3. Walden took me a longer time to read than any other book, ever. Even books twice its length. Don't get wrong, I loved it, but it's some dense, flowery shit, and it'll be a few years before I try reading it again.

Item 4. One Hundred Years of Solitude is so amazing. I haven't read it in years, but I've recently moved it back into my "to-read" stack.

Item 5. I bitch about Palahniuk in all of these threads, so I guess I'll get it out of the way now; I hate him.

Item 6. Tolstoy is wonderful. Hell's Angels is superb. James Fenmore Cooper's a joke. The Things They Carried is amazing, I just re-read it.

Item 7. My girlfriend got me All Over But the Shouting for X-Mas, and I read it that night. I really enjoyed the book. They're my favorite band.

Item 8. Motherfucking Knut Hamsun, it's so good to see someone else reading his stuff. My favorite Hamsun book is probably Pan, but I think Hunger was nearly just as life-changing.

I'm currently reading:
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Just finished Tristessa, by Kerouac, and A Hero of Our Time, by Lermontov, which I'd recommend to anyone into bitterly romantic and cynical Russian literature, kinda like Pushkin.

Sorry for the overzealous post. The way I feel about books is pretty close to the obsessive way I feel about music.
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