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Old 03-29-11, 09:30 AM
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last exit to brooklyn- written by the guy who wrote the book requiem for a dream. bought this book like 5 years ago and i'm actually taking the time to read it haha.
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Old 04-07-11, 12:35 PM
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currently entrenched in two novels:

jpod-douglas coupland. hilarious.
the unconsoled-kazuo ishiguro. haunting.
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Old 04-08-11, 01:52 PM
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In the middle of Dying Inside, by Robert Silverberg. Wow. Just amazing!
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Old 04-08-11, 02:58 PM
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just ordered the Naked Lunch by William Boroughs.
it will be a nice break from Weber's Honor Harrington books.
Loved Confederacy of Dunces there's another for my
books to reread list.
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Old 04-09-11, 08:11 PM
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Finished reading Our Kind of Traitor by John le Carré.

Started reading Ship of Ghosts by James Hornfischer. Non fiction account of the U.S.S Houston and its crew's travail at the hands of the Japanese in WW2.
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Old 04-10-11, 06:19 AM
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Panzer Commander - The Memoirs of Colonel Hans von Luck
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Old 04-10-11, 03:29 PM
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Right now, I'm reading "On Man and the Universe", by Aristotle.
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Old 04-13-11, 12:08 PM
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Panzer Commander - The Memoirs of Colonel Hans von Luck
good stuff! read it last year based on a recommendation off of this same forum.
very interesting guy.
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Old 04-13-11, 12:44 PM
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Old 04-16-11, 08:16 PM
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I just finished "French Leave," P. G. Wodehouse. I recommend it highly. The way he pulls things together is really dazzling.
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Old 05-06-11, 06:23 PM
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Finished reading Ship of Ghosts by James Hornfischer. Non fiction account of the U.S.S Houston and its crew's travail at the hands of the Japanese in WW2.

Started reading Fly Boys by James Bradley.
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Old 05-07-11, 06:20 PM
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the newish keith richards autobiography-life.
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Old 05-22-11, 06:33 PM
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Finished listening to Fly Boys by James Bradley.
Finished listening to Fifth Witness by Michael Connelly. The best yet in the Mickey Haller/Lincoln Lawyer series.
Finished reading Witch Finder by Loren Estleman.

Currently listening to Drop of the Hard Stuff by Lawrence Block, the latest in the Mathew Scudder series.
Currently reading The Informant by Thomas Perry, the latest in the Butcher Boy series.
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Old 05-23-11, 09:37 AM
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David Weber Ashes of Victory
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Old 05-25-11, 10:33 PM
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just ordered the Naked Lunch by William Boroughs [sic]
Burroughs'? Oh yeah, enjoy that
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Old 05-27-11, 12:40 PM
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Finished listening to Drop of the Hard Stuff by Lawrence Block.

Started listening to Invasion of the Body Snatchers by Jack Finney.
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The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo - Steig Larson
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Reading The Years by Virginia Woolf

Listening to the audiobook of Inherent Vice by Thomas Pynchon
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Just finished A Dance with Dragons the fifth book in the Game of Thrones series. The whole series is great. Now I'm on to One Hundred Years of Solitude. A guy at work wants me to read it and let him know what I think.
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The Girl Who Played with Fire. Stieg Larsson
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100 Years of Solitude. . . sigh, I love the writing style, I hate his books.
Love in the Time of Cholera was another, both snoozers for me.
Reading Jim Butcher "The Dresden Files" fun mindless summer reading.
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Old 09-06-11, 08:40 PM
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I want to shout out loud:

Ross Thomas

This writer is the most engaging, compelling and just pleasurable author I have come across in years.

His page turning work is far better than the likes of Grisham, more like Raymond Chandler but more surprising and witty.

Briarpatch

A Chinaman's Chance


Cast a Yellow Shadow


Twilight at Mac's Place


Out on the Rim


The Cold War Swap

All EXCELLENT!

https://www.mysteryinkonline.com/2005...e_to_ross.html

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