What are you reading?

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Re: What are you reading?

Postby SR » Sun Jan 26, 2014 8:57 pm

I have no idea how that is possible, unless it refers to content.
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Re: What are you reading?

Postby chaos » Wed Jan 28, 2015 12:34 pm

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Re: What are you reading?

Postby nausearockpig » Wed Jan 28, 2015 1:48 pm

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I'm about 1/3 way thru. It's fun so far.
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Re: What are you reading?

Postby mockbee » Wed Jan 28, 2015 2:43 pm

I'm reading this now. It is very boring so far, I was surprised because I love Edward Abbey.

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I am very much looking forward to this though; geology and Indonesia on the mind. got it in the mail yesterday.

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Re: What are you reading?

Postby creep » Wed Jan 28, 2015 2:47 pm

mockbee wrote:
I am very much looking forward to this though; geology and Indonesia on the mind. got it in the mail yesterday.

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what the fuck.... i actually read that. i'm always shocked when i see a book i read before because there aren't many out there.
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Re: What are you reading?

Postby mockbee » Wed Jan 28, 2015 3:50 pm

creep wrote:
mockbee wrote:
I am very much looking forward to this though; geology and Indonesia on the mind. got it in the mail yesterday.

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what the fuck.... i actually read that. i'm always shocked when i see a book i read before because there aren't many out there.


Did you like it?

I remember, you are in to geology. Did you go to school for it, or just a general interest?
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Re: What are you reading?

Postby creep » Wed Jan 28, 2015 3:56 pm

mockbee wrote:
creep wrote:
mockbee wrote:
I am very much looking forward to this though; geology and Indonesia on the mind. got it in the mail yesterday.

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what the fuck.... i actually read that. i'm always shocked when i see a book i read before because there aren't many out there.


Did you like it?

I remember, you are in to geology. Did you go to school for it, or just a general interest?


i was afraid you were going to ask me if i liked it. i can't remember but i did finish it so i probably did.

i've taken a bunch of geology courses and was almost a geology major but went another direction. as a back up plan i was just admitted to the geology program at csu bakersfield (one of three csu schools that accepts second bachelors students). i am starting a new job so i doubt i will go but it's there just in case.
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Re: What are you reading?

Postby nausearockpig » Wed Jan 28, 2015 4:01 pm

creep wrote:...i've taken a bunch of geology courses and was almost a geology major but went another direction. as a back up plan i was just admitted to the geology program at csu bakersfield (one of three csu schools that accepts second bachelors students). i am starting a new job so i doubt i will go but it's there just in case.



That.... rocks......... :lolol: see what i did there...
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Re: What are you reading?

Postby mockbee » Wed Jan 28, 2015 4:03 pm

creep wrote:i was afraid you were going to ask me if i liked it. i can't remember but i did finish it so i probably did.

i've taken a bunch of geology courses and was almost a geology major but went another direction. as a back up plan i was just admitted to the geology program at csu bakersfield (one of three csu schools that accepts second bachelors students). i am starting a new job so i doubt i will go but it's there just in case.



I will take that as an unabashed 10/10 then. :lol:

Yeah, geology is really cool. I'm really interested in the Missoula Floods lately, as they really had an effect on my property vs. a couple hundred feet higher on the hill. :cool:
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Re: What are you reading?

Postby chaos » Fri Mar 06, 2015 1:52 pm

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Book review: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/01/books/review/kazuo-ishiguros-the-buried-giant.html

Going to a reading on 3/21/15 where Kazuo Ishiguro will be interviewed by Robert BirnBaum.
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Re: What are you reading?

Postby blackcoffee » Fri Mar 06, 2015 5:25 pm

I was reading this (and it's very good):
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but Adrian McKinty is one of my favorite writers and his new book came out:
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So, I've put down Middle Passage until I finish Gun Street Girl.
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Re: What are you reading?

Postby Artemis » Fri Mar 06, 2015 6:59 pm

blackcoffee wrote:but Adrian McKinty is one of my favorite writers and his new book came out:
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So, I've put down Middle Passage until I finish Gun Street Girl.


Is the title inspired by the Tom Waits song Gun Street Girl?


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Re: What are you reading?

Postby blackcoffee » Fri Mar 06, 2015 11:22 pm

It is indeed. As are the first three: The cold cold ground, I hear the sires in the street, And in the morning I'll be gone
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Re: What are you reading?

Postby Artemis » Sat Mar 07, 2015 9:40 am

blackcoffee wrote:It is indeed. As are the first three: The cold cold ground, I hear the sires in the street, And in the morning I'll be gone


Interesting. I'm not familiar with Adrian McKinty, will take a look at the library for his books.
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Re: What are you reading?

Postby blackcoffee » Sat Mar 07, 2015 2:33 pm

I think his novel Dead I May Well Be is one of his best. Something of a literate crime thriller about an Irish Man living in NY to escape the troubles who falls for his crime boss's girl.
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Re: What are you reading?

Postby LJF » Sat Mar 07, 2015 4:01 pm

Discover the Power Within You by Eric Butterworth.
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Re: What are you reading?

Postby Artemis » Sat Mar 07, 2015 5:41 pm

blackcoffee wrote:I think his novel Dead I May Well Be is one of his best. Something of a literate crime thriller about an Irish Man living in NY to escape the troubles who falls for his crime boss's girl.


I checked online at the library and see that he has many titles.

http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/sear ... %20mckinty

Upon your recommendation, I placed a hold on Dead I May Well Be.
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Re: What are you reading?

Postby perkana » Tue Mar 10, 2015 2:58 pm

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Re: What are you reading?

Postby nausearockpig » Thu Mar 31, 2016 7:49 pm

Not yet but when it comes out:

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Re: What are you reading?

Postby perkana » Fri Apr 01, 2016 5:45 pm

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Trainspotting movie...(probably will watch it this weekend in a theater)
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