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« Reply #975 on: May 14, 2014, 03:11:07 AM »

BODYWEIGHT STRENGHT TRAINING ANATOMY
By Bret Contreras
Publisher:Human Kinetics 2014

Illustrated guide to strength,power & definition !.
Excellent muscle illustrations.

$ 12.73 from amazon.com
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« Reply #976 on: May 17, 2014, 12:03:34 PM »

Leaders Eat Last

by Simon Sinek
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« Reply #977 on: May 17, 2014, 05:40:13 PM »

Reading Carolla's latest, President Me. I was in tears 12 pages in. So far, just as funny as his other two.
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« Reply #978 on: May 21, 2014, 04:34:56 AM »

Anyone turn me onto some good new science fiction?-----and Im not talking about the fantasy crap they often try  to pass as sci-fi
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« Reply #979 on: May 21, 2014, 11:25:53 AM »

Anyone turn me onto some good new science fiction?-----and Im not talking about the fantasy crap they often try  to pass as sci-fi

What are your older favorites?
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« Reply #980 on: May 21, 2014, 05:50:43 PM »

What are your older favorites?
Love Verner Vinge, jack Vance, Zelazney, Ballard etc

Just re-read the series by Gene Wolfe "book of the new sun" --amazing

Also, in honor of Jack Vance's death I reread "tales of the dying earth"

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« Reply #981 on: May 21, 2014, 05:55:51 PM »

Love Verner Vinge, jack Vance, Zelazney, Ballard etc

Just re-read the series by Gene Wolfe "book of the new sun" --amazing

Also, in honor of Jack Vance's death I reread "tales of the dying earth"



Clarke? "Childhood's End" is pretty damn good, and "2001," obviously. I assume you've probably already read them, though.
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« Reply #982 on: May 21, 2014, 06:04:51 PM »

Clarke? "Childhood's End" is pretty damn good, and "2001," obviously. I assume you've probably already read them, though.
2001 yes but not childhoods end. I'll check it out this weekend. Thx bro
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« Reply #983 on: May 21, 2014, 06:07:31 PM »

2001 yes but not childhoods end. I'll check it out this weekend. Thx bro

You bet.
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« Reply #984 on: June 01, 2014, 11:40:06 AM »

Lion of Macedon by David Gemmell.  Never read the serious but doing so n8w.
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« Reply #985 on: June 01, 2014, 12:07:26 PM »

The Sunday paper.
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« Reply #986 on: June 01, 2014, 05:57:44 PM »

Just finished President Me by Adam Carolla. Funny as fuck, but pussified Libs will hate it.
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« Reply #987 on: June 02, 2014, 06:13:18 PM »

"For whom the bell tolls"

-Hemingway


never had the chance to read it before
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« Reply #988 on: June 03, 2014, 11:01:47 AM »

"On Scope' Jack Coughlin-meh
Full Assault Mode-Dalton Fury-meh

now reading the latest Stephen Hunter novel.
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« Reply #989 on: June 03, 2014, 01:01:18 PM »

I need to get my ass in gear and start reading some good books again. There are plenty of books here at home that I'd enjoy reading again. I've been so scattered lately, about all I can handle at once is a good magazine article. Each month, I read Vanity Fair from cover to cover. I'm in the middle of an article about Daniel Craig right now. He's a really funny guy....who'd of thought? He seems like such an intense and serious person.
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« Reply #990 on: June 03, 2014, 04:22:43 PM »

Sorry. Been most lax. My bad.

Greg Bear: Darwin's Radio: a bit science fiction, a bit biology, and totally boring: C

Stehen Leacock: Sunshine sketches of a Small Town. The Seth illustrated edition. A classic with great pics: A

Bill Bryson: One Summer, America 1927: A compendium of the noteworthy items of 1927, which was truly a great year. A bit meandering, but classic Bryson storytelling. B+/A-

David Thompsom: The Big Screen: Nothing less than the history of movies. Very dense, and not for the dilettante. Film buff approved. Superb.

Alice McDermott: Charming Billy: A retrospective of a convivial Irishman. It won the NBP. This is literature of the highest order.  
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« Reply #991 on: June 03, 2014, 04:37:50 PM »

Just finished this yesterday



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« Reply #992 on: June 03, 2014, 05:51:09 PM »

Just finished this yesterday


Oh, Hey. That looks interesting. Can you give us a description? 
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« Reply #993 on: June 03, 2014, 05:52:32 PM »

Just finished this yesterday



Was that his last?

Please, like Chimps requested.
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« Reply #994 on: June 03, 2014, 08:33:17 PM »

Just finished this yesterday



Thanks,

Christopher Hitchnens was a great, great writer who I enjoyed reading. I have not read this yet, but on your recommendation, I definitely will.
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« Reply #995 on: June 03, 2014, 08:53:20 PM »

Thanks,

Christopher Hitchnens was a great, great writer who I enjoyed reading. I have not read this yet, but on your recommendation, I definitely will.

Agree, the man was brilliant.
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« Reply #996 on: June 04, 2014, 04:15:29 AM »

Just finished this yesterday



Havent read this book yet but I fully intend to.
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« Reply #997 on: June 04, 2014, 05:54:00 AM »

'A Game of Thrones' by George R. R Martin.
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« Reply #998 on: June 04, 2014, 02:44:17 PM »

Was that his last?

Please, like Chimps requested.

yep, his last book written as he was dying of cancer

he didn't actually get a chance to finish it so his wife wrote the last chapter
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« Reply #999 on: June 04, 2014, 03:30:45 PM »

Recommended?
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