RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 140,926
Posts: 5,478,729
Members: 25,054
Currently online: 401
Newest member: DRayTrekkie

TrekToday headlines

Trek Shirt And Hoodie
By: T'Bonz on Nov 27

A Klingon Christmas Carol’s Last Season
By: T'Bonz on Nov 27

Attack Wing Wave 10 Expansion Pack
By: T'Bonz on Nov 27

New Star Trek Funko Pop! Vinyl Figures
By: T'Bonz on Nov 26

QMx Mini Phaser Ornament
By: T'Bonz on Nov 26

Stewart as Neo-Nazi Skinhead
By: T'Bonz on Nov 26

Klingon Bloodwine To Debut
By: T'Bonz on Nov 25

Trek Actors In War Of The Worlds Fundraiser
By: T'Bonz on Nov 25

Star Trek: The Next Generation Gag Reel Tease
By: T'Bonz on Nov 24

Shatner In Haven
By: T'Bonz on Nov 24


Welcome! The Trek BBS is the number one place to chat about Star Trek with like-minded fans. Please login to see our full range of forums as well as the ability to send and receive private messages, track your favourite topics and of course join in the discussions.

If you are a new visitor, join us for free. If you are an existing member please login below. Note: for members who joined under our old messageboard system, please login with your display name not your login name.


Go Back   The Trek BBS > Misc. Star Trek > Trek Literature

Trek Literature "...Good words. That's where ideas begin."

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old September 11 2013, 04:27 PM   #16
jpv2000
Captain
 
jpv2000's Avatar
 
Location: Georgia, United States
Re: In-universe books you'd like to read

CaptPapa wrote: View Post
A very interesting idea. The thought of biographies (Kirk, Spock, etc) had occured to me, but for some reason, not memoirs. I like it though.
I like it as well. Could be interesting.
jpv2000 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 12 2013, 05:44 AM   #17
Avro Arrow
Fleet Captain
 
Location: Ontario, Canada
Re: In-universe books you'd like to read

Christopher wrote: View Post
Avro Arrow wrote: View Post
The Romulan Way by Terise Haleakala-LoBrutto.
Err, that's what the first six even-numbered chapters of TRW were supposed to be -- Terise's actual monograph on Rihannsu history. So you've already read that.
D'oh! Apparently not closely enough. I thought I remembered them as being excerpts of a larger work, or something like that. My mistake.
Avro Arrow is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 12 2013, 06:10 AM   #18
JD
Admiral
 
JD's Avatar
 
Location: Arizona, USA
Re: In-universe books you'd like to read

Tosk wrote: View Post
Meditations on a Crimson Shadow.

And maybe some day I'll read I, The Jury just for the heck of it.
Which episodes/books/whatever are those from?
__________________
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it is not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance. - Terry Pratchett, Equal Rites
JD is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 12 2013, 03:22 PM   #19
Lonemagpie
Writer
 
Lonemagpie's Avatar
 
Location: Yorkshire
Re: In-universe books you'd like to read

Relayer1 wrote: View Post
Pitch it ffs. How much damage can it do ?
I'd be wasting my time
__________________
"I got two modes with people- Bite, and Avoid"
Reading: ()

Blog- http://lonemagpie.livejournal.com
Lonemagpie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 12 2013, 03:30 PM   #20
Christopher
Writer
 
Christopher's Avatar
 
Re: In-universe books you'd like to read

Avro Arrow wrote: View Post
Christopher wrote: View Post
Avro Arrow wrote: View Post
The Romulan Way by Terise Haleakala-LoBrutto.
Err, that's what the first six even-numbered chapters of TRW were supposed to be -- Terise's actual monograph on Rihannsu history. So you've already read that.
D'oh! Apparently not closely enough. I thought I remembered them as being excerpts of a larger work, or something like that. My mistake.
Well, maybe they were meant to be excerpts, but they seemed to be pretty continuous from chapter to chapter and to make a complete work in and of themselves. And many historical monographs are much shorter than novel length. So I figure it's probably meant to be Terise's whole work, interspersed with chapters portraying the background of how the work came to exist.
__________________
Christopher L. Bennett Homepage -- Site update 11/16/14 including annotations for "The Caress of a Butterfly's Wing" and overview for DTI: The Collectors

Written Worlds -- My blog
Christopher is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 13 2013, 12:01 AM   #21
Sci
Admiral
 
Sci's Avatar
 
Location: "Don't blame me--I voted for Jaresh-Inyo!"
Re: In-universe books you'd like to read

The Theory and Practice of Oligarchical Collectivism.

Wait, sorry, wrong universe...
__________________
"Every line of serious work that I have written since 1936 has been written, directly or indirectly, against totalitarianism and for democratic Socialism, as I understand it." - George Orwell, 1946
Sci is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 13 2013, 12:03 AM   #22
JeBuS
Lieutenant Commander
 
Re: In-universe books you'd like to read

Sci wrote: View Post
The Theory and Practice of Oligarchical Collectivism.

Wait, sorry, wrong universe...
No wonder you found RaD to be an excellent read! If I'd have known what your baseline was...
JeBuS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 13 2013, 05:34 AM   #23
Tosk
Rear Admiral
 
Tosk's Avatar
 
Location: On the run.
Re: In-universe books you'd like to read

JD wrote: View Post
Tosk wrote: View Post
Meditations on a Crimson Shadow.

And maybe some day I'll read I, The Jury just for the heck of it.
Which episodes/books/whatever are those from?
"Meditations..." is the book Garak gives to Julian in The Wire. It's a story set in the future, where Cardassia and Qo'noS are at war.

And Miles loaned Odo a copy of the (real) novel "I, The Jury" which he is seen reading in Profit and Loss.
Tosk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 13 2013, 02:01 PM   #24
Christopher
Writer
 
Christopher's Avatar
 
Re: In-universe books you'd like to read

Tosk wrote: View Post
"Meditations..." is the book Garak gives to Julian in The Wire. It's a story set in the future, where Cardassia and Qo'noS are at war.
Which may be the only indication in canonical ST that people in the future still read science fiction.
__________________
Christopher L. Bennett Homepage -- Site update 11/16/14 including annotations for "The Caress of a Butterfly's Wing" and overview for DTI: The Collectors

Written Worlds -- My blog
Christopher is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 13 2013, 08:52 PM   #25
Relayer1
Commodore
 
Relayer1's Avatar
 
Location: The Black Country, England
Re: In-universe books you'd like to read

Lonemagpie wrote: View Post
Relayer1 wrote: View Post
Pitch it ffs. How much damage can it do ?
I'd be wasting my time
Yes, but you'd be wasting THEIR time too.

Some things are just worth it for the wind-up !

__________________
Soon oh soon the light, Pass within and soothe this endless night, And wait here for you, Our reason to be here...
Relayer1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 13 2013, 08:57 PM   #26
Lonemagpie
Writer
 
Lonemagpie's Avatar
 
Location: Yorkshire
Re: In-universe books you'd like to read

Relayer1 wrote: View Post
Lonemagpie wrote: View Post
Relayer1 wrote: View Post
Pitch it ffs. How much damage can it do ?
I'd be wasting my time
Yes, but you'd be wasting THEIR time too.

Some things are just worth it for the wind-up !

If I knew they'd have to take the time to read it, I would.
__________________
"I got two modes with people- Bite, and Avoid"
Reading: ()

Blog- http://lonemagpie.livejournal.com
Lonemagpie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 13 2013, 09:39 PM   #27
Garrovick
Commander
 
Garrovick's Avatar
 
Location: wallowing in a pool of emotion
Re: In-universe books you'd like to read

I bet some of Scotty's technical journals would make interesting reading.

Also, Chicago Mobs of the Twenties.
__________________
"A mind needs books the way a sword needs a whetstone." - Tyrion Lannister, A Game of Thrones
Garrovick is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 14 2013, 06:20 AM   #28
Avro Arrow
Fleet Captain
 
Location: Ontario, Canada
Re: In-universe books you'd like to read

^ Well, that came out in 1992, so you should be able to find a copy...
Avro Arrow is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 02:51 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
FireFox 2+ or Internet Explorer 7+ highly recommended.