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RandySF Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-16-11 09:35 PM
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What are you currently reading?
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ixion Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-16-11 09:56 PM
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1. Galapagos, by Kurt Vonnegut
re-reading all his novels these days.
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Occulus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-16-11 09:59 PM
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2. The Omen Machine, by Terry Goodkind
Not as good as his Wizard's First Rule, but not nearly so preachy as the latter novels of the same series.

Next up: A Game of Thrones. :)
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applegrove Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-16-11 10:00 PM
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3. Still reading 1491.
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existentialist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-16-11 10:01 PM
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4. current reading list:
Lila, An Inquiry into Morals*
Robert M. Pirsig

The Man who Walked Through Time*
Colin Fletcher

Alters of Unhewn Stone, Science and the Earth
Wes Jackson

Rules for Radicals
Saul Alinsky

Tal's 100 Best Games
BernardCafferty


*rereading
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rainy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-16-11 10:02 PM
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5. Just finished Cutting For Stone and it is a great book.
Brilliant work!
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RC Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-16-11 10:06 PM
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6. Digital Photography. Tips, Tricks and Techiques.
Everything you need ot know about taking, sharing, printing, editing and managing great digital photographs.

I hear digital cameras might replace film cameras. :silly:
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northoftheborder Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-16-11 10:09 PM
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7. just finished "The Giver"
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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-16-11 10:11 PM
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8. A Clash of Kings - George RR Martin
2nd in the Game of Thrones/Song of Ice and Fire books

it's so good..
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virgogal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-16-11 10:18 PM
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9. As They See 'Em----Weber----about umpires.
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MrModerate Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-16-11 10:42 PM
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10. Paul Malmont's "The Astounding, The Amazing, and the Unknown"
Edited on Fri Sep-16-11 10:44 PM by MrModerate
Historical fantasy about now-famous science fiction writers in WWII. Under the leadership of Hollywood-handsome Robert Heinlein, a scrappy crew including Isaac Asimov, L. Sprague de Camp, and the guy who wrote "The Shadow" are part of a skunkworks project set up by the wartime Navy in Philadelphia. The primary objective of the young scientists and engineers: avoid being drafted.

Under pressure from Naval authorities, they promise to demonstrate a way to make battleships invisible to radar (which they haven't a clue how to do). Throw in a little mystery about some of the more obscure experiments performed in 1908 by Nikola Tesla (note that date), and adventures ensue.

It's vivid and witty. And kinda-sorta based on fact. Highly recommended. Quasi-sequel to his "The Chinatown Death Cloud Peril," which was about a bunch of pulp authors (notably L. Ron Hubbard) in the 1930s saving the world from stolen WWI poison gas which I'd recommend equally highly.
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Petrushka Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-16-11 11:45 PM
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11. Selected Letters of Philip Larkin: Selected Letters of James Wright; The Original of Laura (Nabokov)
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juajen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-17-11 01:04 AM
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12. "The Help" by Katheryn Stockett
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Rincewind Donating Member (682 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-17-11 02:00 AM
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13. Death From The Skies
By Philip Plait, author of Bad Astronomy.
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Louisiana1976 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-17-11 08:29 PM
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14. Double Take by Catherine Coulter
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amyrose2712 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-11 07:36 PM
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15. A Grand Design -Stephen Hawking in non-fiction and
Edited on Wed Sep-28-11 07:37 PM by amyrose2712
(re-reading)Memnoch the Devil - Anne Rice (5th in Vampire Chronicles) in fiction. And no one could ever convince me that True Blood vamps aren't COMPLETELY influenced by her. I totally picture Eric Northman as LeStat now. YUM!
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