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Kahn.N.Singh
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« Reply #1450 on: October 06, 2018, 01:26:29 PM »

100 Days of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Love the magic realism genre because of his books.

You must have the extremely abridged version. That or you're short of 36,400 lonely days.

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« Reply #1451 on: October 13, 2018, 04:20:28 AM »

I've been re-reading the Stephen Hunter, Bob Lee Swagger series.
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« Reply #1452 on: January 08, 2019, 07:43:14 PM »

https://www.barnesandnoble.com/p/anarchist-cookbook-william-f-powell/1002521149/2660243041468?st=PLA&sid=BNB_New+Marketplace+Shopping+Books&sourceId=PLAGoNA&dpid=tdtve346c&2sid=Google_c&gclid=Cj0KCQiAsdHhBRCwARIsAAhRhsmixqaFcMP0jCOZJdGbmJKpguaocnsDH_dCWWyAFzaPf3mjA0qHZosaAlFzEALw_wcB

https://www.ebooks.com/967034/the-turner-diaries/macdonald-andrew/?fc=US&src=feed&gclid=Cj0KCQiAsdHhBRCwARIsAAhRhsmWL6mIbfoydB4TnnSxvyZaiis4FHSBUEOiKJLt84y-GvmSGYizL2MaAhLpEALw_wcB

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« Reply #1453 on: January 09, 2019, 08:36:45 AM »

Anyone do Kindle or you staying strictly to physical books?
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« Reply #1454 on: January 09, 2019, 10:57:29 AM »

Apologies to whichever GetBigger recommended this in another thread as I've forgotten his name...

Nazi suicide bombers, anyone..?  Shocked  Satisfying read if you have a passing knowledge of the general Luftwaffe offering during the period - might be a stretch if you weiß nicht Scheiße

ProTip: have an iPad alongside to Google images of the many many prototypes mentioned  Cool

"Last Talons of the Eagle: Secret Nazi Aerospace Projects Which Almost Changed the Course of World War II
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Last-Talons-Eagle-Aerospace-Projects/dp/0747221561/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1547059822&sr=8-1&keywords=Last+Talons

An excellent in-depth look at some of the more exciting things that German scientists explored in the mid-1940s but that the victorious powers who captured most of the designs took another generation to realize.. Mercifully the author has stuck with what can be reasonably be documented and taken the development of most of the systems all the way into their post war realization or abandonment. No fanciful stories about secret Nazi South Pole bases serviced by flying saucers here. Both the layman and the specialist will find lost of interesting details and context here."




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« Reply #1455 on: January 09, 2019, 12:36:40 PM »

Anyone do Kindle or you staying strictly to physical books?

Mostly read books on my IPhone Plus with iBooks or Kindle.

I set the background colour to black and it's very easy on my eyes.

I still do buy and read paperbacks and hardcovers as well.
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« Reply #1456 on: January 20, 2019, 07:13:06 AM »

Anyone do Kindle or you staying strictly to physical books?

I read most stuff on a small tablet now. It was annoying at first trying to get used to the flat feel if you're used to a PB or HC. But the upside is more space freed up, and it's much easier to find books and transfer them among devices than hunt around the bookcases. I still prefer text books, manuals, etc.... in physical form, and will buy a HC or limited edition if I really loved the book, but my leisure reading is probably 90% digital now.
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« Reply #1457 on: January 21, 2019, 11:38:18 AM »

this:


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« Reply #1458 on: February 07, 2019, 03:09:55 PM »

this:

What's it like? Hard pushed to follow the first one.
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« Reply #1459 on: February 22, 2019, 02:40:21 AM »

Ah yes, another "what are you reading thread" where Getbiggers try and out-do each other with their impressive intellectual reading skills and post titles of books suck as "Advanced quantum physics and string theory" and "How to build a hadron collider".  Roll Eyes https://tirereviews.co

I like to read very much. Almost all type of books interest me, but now I am reading GOT. The movie is okay, but it can be compared to books, the books are so interesting and much more description rather in the movie. Recommend it all of you who havențt yet read them.
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« Reply #1460 on: February 22, 2019, 02:42:19 AM »

now reading game of shadows
 

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« Reply #1461 on: April 18, 2019, 03:58:47 PM »

Recently finished “Bad Blood” by John Carreyrou. Recommended.

Now reading Cornwell’s book about Waterloo. Also recommended.
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« Reply #1462 on: April 18, 2019, 05:32:48 PM »

how the fark' do you find the time to read?

I'm so dang busy during the day I don't have 5 mins to take a dump much less relax, let my mind unwind and read a novel

wow.. impressed  Cry
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« Reply #1463 on: April 18, 2019, 10:18:24 PM »

Anyone do Kindle or you staying strictly to physical books?

Do you know whether or not a Nook is still viable?
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« Reply #1464 on: April 30, 2019, 03:45:19 PM »

What's it like? Hard pushed to follow the first one.

in a nutshell:  he's married to Marla.  Tyler comes back to take over, Tyler wants their son
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« Reply #1465 on: May 31, 2019, 06:18:10 AM »

Lessons of the past with relevance for today.

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« Reply #1466 on: July 26, 2019, 04:48:01 AM »

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