What books are you reading?

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Re: What books are you reading?

Postby Harry » Mon Jan 26, 2009 8:08 pm

Just finished the last Uthred novel by Bernard Cornwell.....gotta wait until octiber-ish for the next one to come out......back to computer books until then :sad:
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Re: What books are you reading?

Postby Aspman » Wed May 06, 2009 3:04 pm

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For the Brits, Tesco has the 3rd Mongol book in paperback for £3.86. I picked it up last week.

Along with a copy of 'Hot Fuzz'.
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Re: What books are you reading?

Postby westin » Wed May 06, 2009 4:44 pm

I am currently reading I Samuel, and just finished The Kitchen Readings [About Hunter Thompson].

I am also reading Userfriendly [comic strip]... usually only for a few minutes in the morning, after my coffee, if you catch my drift.

I have been reading The Best of 2600 off and on as well.
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Re: What books are you reading?

Postby outerlimit » Wed May 06, 2009 10:16 pm

Lone Survivor by Marcus Luttrell

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Re: What books are you reading?

Postby cheapscotchron » Wed May 06, 2009 10:43 pm

Creature of Jekyll Island by G. Edward Griffin

Book about how the Federal Reserve was created at a secret meeting on Jekyll Island in Georgia and why it (The Fed) is a flawed idea.
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Re: What books are you reading?

Postby cgkanchi » Wed May 06, 2009 11:13 pm

Mercedes Lackey - Phoenix and Ashes
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Re: What books are you reading?

Postby Harbinger » Thu May 14, 2009 9:19 pm

Aside from my studies, mostly assorted Economic books by Peter Schiff and the Mises Institute. I've been meaning to pick up one about Private Roads by....argh. It's written somewhere at my house. I can't think of the author.
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Re: What books are you reading?

Postby Panama Red » Sun May 17, 2009 1:56 am

Picked up the newest Bourne book by Lustbader (sitting in for Ludlum), called "The Bourne Sanction", looks promising, I liked that era of books during the Cold War, Ludlum/Le Carre/Deighton's Bernard Samson series of books.. :breakfast:
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Re: What books are you reading?

Postby westin » Fri May 29, 2009 5:43 am

I just finished Geek Mafia by Rick Dakan. Excellent book. A few typos here and there, but the content more than made up for it. It is like 'The Sting', but with computers.

I am now reading The Zombie Survival Guide, while waiting for the sequel to Geek Mafia to arrive in the mail. I also ordered Learning Python 2nd edition. I have seen mixed reviews on this one... hopefully it will be informative.
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Re: What books are you reading?

Postby Aspman » Fri May 29, 2009 9:30 am

Now reading "Copperhead" which is the 2nd in Cornwell's Starbuck American Civil Was series.

I've just finished "Odd Hours" by Dean Koontz, it was pants to be honest. Which was a shame, I like the character.
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Re: What books are you reading?

Postby keezel » Sun May 31, 2009 5:36 am

The Bourne Identity - Robert Ludlum

A decent read. It's entirely different from the movie at least, so it doesn't feel like I'm rehashing the same story.
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Re: What books are you reading?

Postby westin » Thu Jun 25, 2009 11:12 pm

Just got done reading the second Geek Mafia book, Mile Zero. Very good read.

I am now reading Skin by Ted Dekker. It is good so far, but I have not made it more than a few chapters in.
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Re: What books are you reading?

Postby Aspman » Fri Jun 26, 2009 9:05 am

I'm rereading Monte Casnio by Sven Hassel.

I found a bunch of my old Hassel books in the back of a cupboard so I getting into them again.
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Re: What books are you reading?

Postby sahail » Tue Jan 26, 2010 10:00 pm

Trying desperately to get through Jay McInerney's The Good Life. He is a good writer, but it is always sad when you just know an author is slowly...running...out...of...ideas.
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Re: What books are you reading?

Postby Aspman » Wed Jan 27, 2010 9:47 am

Have just recently read

Pushing Ice
The Prefect
House of Suns

All by Alastair Reynolds. Really liked House of Suns. His stuff is a bit of a mixed bag. He never used to be able to end a book but these are definitely better.

Bernard Cornwell has a new Utred book out, The Burning Lands, but I'm waiting on the paperback.
I need to look up some more of Conn Iggulden's Emperor series too.
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