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Old May 20 2014, 05:22 AM   #1186
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Re: What are you reading?

Yeah Ulysses I keep coming back to. Mind you I tend to read more than one book at a time anyways
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Old May 20 2014, 09:52 AM   #1187
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^^ Don't worry. Ulysses comes back to you.

And I'm back to Fate Of Worlds, after being too busy to read for a few days. I suspect I should have read other "Fleet of Worlds" books first.
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Old May 20 2014, 10:26 AM   #1188
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am I the only one who is tempeted to answer the topic question with "this thread"?
Curent bedside read: Frankenstein. I'll host a discussion with a few medics and non-medics about the ethical and medical aspects of this story and though I've seen several movie adaptations I never quite got around to reading the book. So it's about time I started my preparations.
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Old May 20 2014, 05:53 PM   #1189
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Re: What are you reading?

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^^ Don't worry. Ulysses comes back to you.
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Yeah i think it's just because I'm attempting it immediately after reading Crime & Punishment by Dostoevsky and while i'm still reading Kafka.
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Old May 20 2014, 07:00 PM   #1190
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I read maybe a third (at most) of Lisa Scottoline's Keep Quiet and gave up. Her old suspense novels were really good, but this was... well, I thought I was reading a Jodi Picoult book.
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Old May 20 2014, 09:55 PM   #1191
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The Android's Dream by Jon Scalzi.
I counted last night and I have 11 books that I have started and not finished. My goal is to get them all finished by the end of the summer.
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Old May 21 2014, 12:51 AM   #1192
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am I the only one who is tempeted to answer the topic question with "this thread"?
No, you're not alone!
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Old May 21 2014, 02:55 AM   #1193
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Re: What are you reading?

Just finished reading 'The Circle' by Dave Eggers. Now moved on to 'NOS4A2' by Joe Hill.
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Old May 21 2014, 03:54 AM   #1194
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The Shining... been reading it, but rl keeps on butting in .

@ Destructor: I was trying to read that book by Joe Hill, but sadly I had to return it to my local library .
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Old May 21 2014, 09:46 AM   #1195
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Heehee, great minds...

current read: Sacred Trust, a Highlander (series) fanfiction. Too many too detailed torture and sex scenes imho but some really great funny moments and the characters are very plausible. With a few expurgations it'd propably be a bestseller and re-written to PG13 it might have made a pretty good episode in the series.
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Old May 21 2014, 10:00 AM   #1196
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^^ Don't worry. Ulysses comes back to you.
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Yeah i think it's just because I'm attempting it immediately after reading Crime & Punishment by Dostoevsky and while i'm still reading Kafka.
Throw in Moby Dick and your head will explode for sure.
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Old May 21 2014, 10:21 AM   #1197
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Have you ever tried the original unabridges version of Robinson Crusoe? Sentences that stretch over more than 1 page, extremely longwinded phrases. A beautiful language, but requires more concentration to read than your average human can muster. I surrendered after about 100 pages.
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Old May 21 2014, 02:32 PM   #1198
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Re: What are you reading?

I haven't gotten to either of those books yet but when im done with Kafka (which should be by the end of the week) im thinking of adding in Tolstoy
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Old May 21 2014, 02:57 PM   #1199
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I am listening to the novel Hamlet: Prince of Denmarkby A.J. Hartley and David Hewson, narrated by Richard Armitage.

My Kindle read is The Lost World by Arthur Conan Doyle.
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Old May 21 2014, 03:42 PM   #1200
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oooh! I must get that one as well! Richard Armitage has such a wonderful voice!
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