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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #75 on: September 19, 2011, 07:23:28 PM »
The Few and the Proud....

a book about Marine Drill Sergeants from WW2 up to the modern era.....featuring R. Lee Ermey(who provided some great insight on the making of the movie, Full Metal Jacket)

World War 2 Commanders...........

just a quick and concise bio of WW2 commanders from both the Axis and Allies side.

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #76 on: September 20, 2011, 04:43:12 AM »
Just gave up on 'Before I go to Sleep,' a much-hyped thriller without any thrills that I could find. Now  starting 'The Map of Time,' another ballyhooed best-seller. We'll see. 

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #77 on: September 20, 2011, 05:28:59 AM »
Instructions...
I hate the State.

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #78 on: September 20, 2011, 07:50:53 PM »
Just finished reading 'the long way round' and the 'long way down'

Actor Ewan Mcgregor rode his motorcycle from London to New York, then Scotland to Cape town S Africa.

I love reading about people that go on adventures and how it changed their lives.

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #79 on: September 20, 2011, 07:53:38 PM »
Just finished reading 'the long way round' and the 'long way down'

Actor Ewan Mcgregor rode his motorcycle from London to New York, then Scotland to Cape town S Africa.

I love reading about people that go on adventures and how it changed their lives.
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Same here. Makes me want to go on an adventure.

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #80 on: September 20, 2011, 09:06:12 PM »
I like classics, right now working on finishing G. K. Chesterton's works

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #81 on: September 21, 2011, 04:05:50 AM »
finished up Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse

also about to finish up (today or tomorrow) The Right to Private Property by Jeremy Waldron

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« Reply #82 on: September 25, 2011, 10:12:43 AM »
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #83 on: September 25, 2011, 01:57:23 PM »

actually listening to an audio book on Rupert Murdoch

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #84 on: September 27, 2011, 06:22:54 PM »
Been burning through the "A Song of Ice and Fire" series.

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #85 on: September 27, 2011, 06:34:50 PM »
reading Confidence Men by Suskind.     embarrassing who is in the WH. 

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #86 on: September 27, 2011, 06:51:43 PM »
Hume, Enquiry concerning the principles of morals

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #87 on: October 03, 2011, 04:53:32 PM »
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #88 on: October 03, 2011, 05:21:59 PM »
An eye-opener on the brutality of slavery and the religious support it received.
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #89 on: October 03, 2011, 05:22:37 PM »
reading Confidence Men by Suskind.     embarrassing who is in the WH. 
OCD.
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #90 on: October 03, 2011, 07:03:51 PM »

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #91 on: October 04, 2011, 04:27:44 AM »
Wodehouse, old beans!

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #92 on: October 04, 2011, 07:36:09 AM »
You should read it.   
You should read about OCD.
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #93 on: October 04, 2011, 12:22:27 PM »
rousseau's On the Origin of Inequality

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #94 on: October 04, 2011, 04:09:59 PM »
Currently reading "Why Men Don't Listen, And Why Women Can't Read Maps" - great sociology book that explains the differences between men and women, their physical characteristics as well as behavioural and psychological diferences. Good stuff.

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #95 on: October 07, 2011, 07:30:20 AM »
Getting through Ed Doctorow's 'Homer and Langley.' Really good stuff.

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #96 on: October 07, 2011, 02:25:38 PM »
If you've time for a good story, a true look at sad relationships, extremely cleverly and beautifully written, try

Zoe Heller:  "Notes on a Scandal (What was she thinking?)"



Every page is fantastically written.

But maybe you're not that into fiction...




do let us know whether you get through John Galt's speech?  I reread Ayn Rand every 10 years or so to see how much I've changed.

Love your made me laugh out loud other book covers, I've copied and pasted them to send to my Book Shop Owner mate.  Thanks for making me giggle big time.



Try this?  It's not girlie fiction, it's something to read inbetween your university tomes, your religious stuff and the cartoons, okay?


madly
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #97 on: October 07, 2011, 06:58:40 PM »
Currently reading this. Anyone else read it?

There's supposed to be a movie coming out eventually, not sure when.

Really makes you want to run.
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #98 on: October 08, 2011, 05:06:38 AM »
Hi GareB Darlin'

I'll never forget your fantastic correspondence and beautiful pix from the front line in Afghanistan.   Are you at home now in the States?  Are you still in the military or have you quit that?  Did you marry and/or are you still with your childhood sweetheart?  We all of us love you !


What is this book you're into?  I don't really do autobiographies, there's noone else I care about sufficiently to want to read about their relationship with life. 

What is it?  Looks like some fit long-haired hippy (love him already) standing on the top of a mountain in either Canada or New Zealand? 


What I wanna know is how they get back down the hill...  Are they air-lifted out via helicopter with their production team and the camera man or do they instead abseil back down?


kisses and hugs
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in London England

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #99 on: October 08, 2011, 05:11:09 AM »
Wodehouse, old beans!

Lovely Darlin'
Jane Austen over and over and yet again,

Somerset Maugham... Have you read "Of Human Bondage"?


I adore period drama.  A bit more of Dickens perhaps?  "Bleak House" or "Great Expectations"?



Gin & Tonic with a slice of lime anyone?
with mad love, see you at the book club next week...
xLinda