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Old June 18 2013, 03:50 PM   #511
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Re: What are you reading?

The Hunger Games.
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Old June 18 2013, 04:05 PM   #512
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Re: What are you reading?

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The Hunger Games.
I thought You'd read that ages ago!

Oh! It's a re-read' I'm sure?
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Old June 18 2013, 06:26 PM   #513
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/.../ and short stories are just right for waiting rooms.
I recently had a four hour flight somewhere, thought God Emperor of Dune had the right sort of body for that sort of thing... but apparently it as the kind of flight where it's impossible to get even ten minutes for yourself *sigh*

I now know to read only collections of short stories while en route
Yeah, I have to be alone and have peace and quiet to read whole books, which is why i mainly read at home, late at night, when even the dogs aren't bugging me.
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Old June 18 2013, 09:50 PM   #514
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The Hunger Games.
I thought You'd read that ages ago!

Oh! It's a re-read' I'm sure?

I've only read all 3 books about 6000 times... I love it, so, yes, I'm reading them again
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Old June 18 2013, 10:43 PM   #515
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Re: What are you reading?

"What Do Women Want?: Adventures in the Science of Female Desire" by Daniel Bergner. No, I'm not reading as a "guide" It was recommended to me and thus far it's actually quite fascinating. Let's see if the opinion remains after I've finished it.
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Old June 19 2013, 03:23 AM   #516
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Re: What are you reading?

I just finished Usurper of the Sun by Housuke Nojiri - it's about a young girl who's a member of her school's astronomy club, and one day is observing Mercury when she sees what appears to be a tower being constructed on the planet. Eventually, it becomes clear that a ring is being built around the Sun - but by whom? She makes it her life's work to find out, and to learn why, and to try to stop them (because it's big enough that it's blocking sunlight from getting to Earth and adversely affecting the climate).

Now I'm in the mood for a classic, so I started reading The Stars My Destination by Alfred Bester this morning.
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Old June 19 2013, 03:59 AM   #517
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I am alternating between two non-fiction books

What the Brain Can't Hear: Unravelling the Mystery of Auditory Processing Disorder by Teri James Bellis.

Deadly Animals: Savage Encounters Between Man and Beast by Gordon Grice.
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Old June 19 2013, 07:28 AM   #518
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"Rama II" by Clarke.
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Old June 19 2013, 09:14 PM   #519
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The Star Diaries by Lem. The one short storiy with the time-loops and him from all the days of the week is grand!
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Old June 22 2013, 03:41 AM   #520
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Just finished Book two in the Songs of Fire and Ice series, A Clash of Kings. I loved it, fantastic book. So I'm starting on the next part of the saga, A Storm of Swords.
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Old June 24 2013, 08:08 PM   #521
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Paul O'Grady's Biography
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Old June 24 2013, 08:27 PM   #522
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I'm at the start of Act 2 of Much Ado About Nothing, having first properly encountered the story via Joss Whedon's movie. Enjoying it immensely so far.

Recently finished Joyce's A Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Man. This semi-autobiographical novel from very nearly a hundred years ago is erudite, emotionally charged, highly philosophical, quite modern-feeling and (considering his later output) remarkably coherent and straightforward.
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Old June 24 2013, 09:24 PM   #523
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Having just finished NO ONE LEFT TO LIE TO by Christopher Hitchens, I'm now on THE BEST AMERICAN COMICS CRITICISM edited by Ben Schwartz.
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Old June 27 2013, 12:57 PM   #524
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Re: What are you reading?

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Just finished Book two in the Songs of Fire and Ice series, A Clash of Kings. I loved it, fantastic book. So I'm starting on the next part of the saga, A Storm of Swords.
I'm a little behind you, just started A Clash of Kings! Read through A Game of Thrones pretty quickly though so it shouldn't be too long before I've caught up with the books.
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Old June 27 2013, 01:42 PM   #525
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Just finished Book two in the Songs of Fire and Ice series, A Clash of Kings. I loved it, fantastic book. So I'm starting on the next part of the saga, A Storm of Swords.
I'm a little behind you, just started A Clash of Kings! Read through A Game of Thrones pretty quickly though so it shouldn't be too long before I've caught up with the books.
Im at page 872, chapter 25 in A Storm of Swords. With each book, this series becomes more and more my favorite. I can't wait to be one of the many clamoring for the next book by GRRM.
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