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Old 12.27.2012, 12:05 AM   #3041
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That's two-thirds of a good book.
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Old 01.02.2013, 02:28 PM   #3042
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I am reading these two books. checked them out of the library I work at.

 


 
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Old 01.03.2013, 02:23 PM   #3043
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Old 01.03.2013, 04:02 PM   #3044
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Old 01.04.2013, 01:10 PM   #3045
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Old 01.05.2013, 03:37 PM   #3046
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Just finished this:

 



Moving on to this:

 



I really don't think I could have picked a better book to follow up. If it's good, that is.
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Old 01.07.2013, 08:50 AM   #3047
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The library I work at has the three volumes of sandman I never read. checked them out!!!!!!!
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Old 01.10.2013, 05:08 PM   #3048
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Old 01.13.2013, 01:31 AM   #3049
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finally read the zeppelin book Hammer Of The Gods
read it within 24 hours, which not often that happens
i once read Confusion Is Next in less the 24 hours the first time i read it

next book on the pile i've been meaning to read since x.mas
Iron Man by Toni Iommi
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Old 01.13.2013, 06:34 PM   #3050
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The library I work at has the three volumes of sandman I never read. checked them out!!!!!!!

American Gods is one of the best novels I've read in a long time, epic good. Anasansi Boys was ok, but I have been very interested in what you've got there. I am reading this:

http://ecimages.kobobooks.com/Image....I0tw&Type=Full

Count of Monte Cristo was the first epic and classic novel I ever read, and I've loved Dumas ever since. However I really haven't been able to read the Muskateer serials, but I have finally given this one a third try and its paying off. Not quite as much as I enjoyed The Hunchback of Notre Dame, but still classic Dumas, sensory overload with engagingly witty dialogue and cinematic narration which predated film by a century!
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Old 01.27.2013, 07:40 PM   #3051
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James Hannon - Lost Boys of the Bronx

I became interested in (more like obsessed with) the Ducky Boys gang through the book/film The Wanderers and couldn't believe someone had actually a written a bio about them. I didn't even realise they were a real gang. I'm only a couple of chapters in and it's already one of my favourite books.
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Old 01.29.2013, 01:41 PM   #3052
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Old 01.29.2013, 02:25 PM   #3053
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Talks about all the art that is not covered in the "standard" texts about the Middle Ages. Lots of bawdy stuff!
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Old 01.29.2013, 03:34 PM   #3054
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Old 01.29.2013, 07:58 PM   #3055
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I have been stopping and starting books for months and nothing's grabbed me by the balls yet. The few I have finished had zero impact.

I'd better find some existentially challenging fiction pretty goddamn quick or I think my soul is going to disappear.

I'm almost in "re-read Lord of the Rings" mode. That's how bad it is.

Shit I hate being in between books. I usually read two or three every couple weeks. It's my solace. But I'm coming up with fuckin nothing!
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Old 01.29.2013, 08:02 PM   #3056
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I'd better find some existentially challenging fiction pretty goddamn quick or I think my soul is going to disappear.

did i recommend a day in the life of ivan denisovich? hot damn, that book rules.

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thrilling stuff!
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Old 01.29.2013, 08:10 PM   #3057
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Like what?
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Old 01.29.2013, 08:39 PM   #3058
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Like what?

it's kind of funny to find someone here interested in this which is why i didn't post anything at first.

currently this:



 

someone recommended it to me recently. it's hilarious. also very good.

also looking again at this:



 


it's a bit "old" (2003!) but it was game changer i think. actually i think it informs the one above.
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Old 01.29.2013, 09:07 PM   #3059
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Old 01.29.2013, 09:16 PM   #3060
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