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Old July 30 2014, 09:21 PM   #1381
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The Long War by Baxter and Pratchett. Should finish it tomorrow. Then for August I'll probably return to Finnegans Wake and alternate it with another book.
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Old July 30 2014, 11:32 PM   #1382
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Silver Shadows: A Bloodlines Novel by Richelle Mead. I got it yesterday and am about 1/3 of the way finished.
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Old August 1 2014, 04:00 AM   #1383
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I finished the previously mentioned The Untold History of Potato. Very good book, I never realised spuds could be so interesting.

After that I listened to The Epic of Gilgamesh, adapted by Sebastian Lockwood who also did the narration. The adaption was quite good but the narration left much to be desired.

I am now listening to Hundred in the Hand by Joseph M Marshall who also narrates it. It is a novel that tells the story of the Fetterman Massacre from the Indian point of view.
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Old August 1 2014, 07:57 PM   #1384
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Re: What are you reading?

Just finished my second reading of Iain M. Banks' The Algebraist, still love it!

Plus I've been reading a lot of Gengoroh Tagame's comics over the past week or so. (those are NSFW - just in case you might google his name )
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Old August 2 2014, 12:44 AM   #1385
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Just finished putins russia by politkovskaya.

Just started notes from undergound by dostoevsky
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Old August 2 2014, 11:52 AM   #1386
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I am listening to The Final Confession of Mabel Stark, by Robert Hough, narrated by Betty Bobbitt. It is a very much fictional aurobiography, of the real-life Mabel Stark, who was the most famous female tiger trainer in history. Extremely funny so far.
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Old August 2 2014, 08:07 PM   #1387
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James Madison: A Life Reconsidered by Lynne Cheney
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Old August 4 2014, 01:36 AM   #1388
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Lost Library by Kate Baray
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Old August 4 2014, 02:34 AM   #1389
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Reading Jedi Twilight by Michael Reaves.
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Old August 4 2014, 09:44 AM   #1390
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They fight sparkly Sith?
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Old August 5 2014, 08:07 AM   #1391
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Tolkien, The Children of Hurin. Loving it!
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Old August 6 2014, 03:52 AM   #1392
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Shaman Rises by C.E. Murphy, the conclusion to the Walker Papers
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Old August 8 2014, 07:50 AM   #1393
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Reading Proxima by Stephen Baxter and rereading Team of Rivals by Doris Kearns Goodwin.
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Old August 8 2014, 10:34 AM   #1394
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I am listening to The Earth Moved: On the Remarkable Achievements of Earthworms by Amy Stewart, narrated by Heather Henderson. i am discovery that earthworm are almost as interesting as potatoes.
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Old August 9 2014, 01:33 AM   #1395
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Drink: A Cultural History of Alcohol, Ian Gaitley
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