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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #75 on: July 16, 2013, 08:12:35 AM »
I need to buy A Storm of Swords, then I can continue reading :P
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #76 on: October 20, 2013, 04:51:53 PM »
Robert E. Howard.
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #77 on: October 20, 2013, 05:02:54 PM »
Thucydides - term hath once more started.  :-\
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #78 on: November 04, 2013, 09:54:10 PM »
Just finished World War Z. It was actually quite interesting, as it covered more about the social, cultural and personal effects of a near-apocalypse, and wasn't just Brad Pitt running around shooting stuff up :P

Also recently finished:
Quiet - Susan Cain - an eye opening book on introversion and the cultural views surrounding it, I really would recommend to, like, anyone
The Art of War - Niccolo Macchiavelli - In my humble opinion a bit of a drag, as it goes too far into specific details, but it's still worth a read for the wider tactics for anyone so inclined
An Abundance of Katherines - John Green - Can't say much because spoilers, but like all of John Green's books I would highly recommend
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #79 on: November 04, 2013, 10:24:22 PM »
I really should read some John Green - generally I've got about zero fictional reading done so far this term (excluding history books which are wrong, but there the fictions are unintentional :P )

This week, lots of books on Sparta  :)
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #80 on: November 04, 2013, 11:07:16 PM »
They better mention Gerald Butler, or else you should consider kicking the books out the window and write letters to the authors in a similar fashion to this "This is NOT SPARTAAAAAAA"
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #81 on: November 04, 2013, 11:14:12 PM »
These were mostly written in the 1980s, so it seems a bit unfair to require that of them   :P
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #82 on: November 06, 2013, 01:29:02 AM »
False! They should have anticipated the brilliant minds behind Hollywood and the consumers that keep it alive
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #83 on: November 06, 2013, 04:09:37 AM »
Making my way through the ever spectacular Aubrey/Maturin series, for something like the eighth time.
Lost to the West, by Lars Brownworth. Quite a engaging read on the Byzantines, although rather clearly biased about some of the personalities he discusses.
And Neverwhere, by Neil Gaiman. Which has been utterly fantastic so far.
Not sure what to read once I have finished tackling this bunch of books. I am considering re-trying the Game of Thrones series, although I couldn't even bring myself to finish the first book last time.

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #84 on: November 09, 2013, 09:11:38 PM »
The Mothman Prophecies by John Keel. Very interesting look at the paranormal world. Should finish it in a day.

After that recommend Invisible Residents by Ivan Sanderson for similar topics.

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #85 on: November 10, 2013, 11:21:46 AM »
The Geology of New Zealand Volume I? :P I am a cool cool kid.
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #86 on: November 10, 2013, 11:47:36 AM »





I might go to the local library and see what books are aboot, I only brought the hobbit up here and although its a bitchin book I reckon it'l get a bit stale if I re-read it too much.
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #87 on: November 10, 2013, 02:45:24 PM »
This week, Alexander. All the Alexander.  :)
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #88 on: November 13, 2013, 10:53:23 PM »
Every single one of them?
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #89 on: November 14, 2013, 07:26:13 AM »
After gathering £30 in WHSmith vouchers from my school, I have now bought: The Great Gatsby, Catcher in the Rye, The Book Thief and some others :P
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