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post #581 of 758 (permalink) Old 02-23-2013, 07:43 AM
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This kindle for pc stuff is great. Now I can buy books from amazon without paying cost of transport and stuff. I bought and read three biographies:
1)Physical chess: my life in catch-as-catch-can wrestling by Billy Robinson
2)A life in judo by Neil Adams
3)The toughest man who ever lived(a bio of sort of Conde Koma)

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post #582 of 758 (permalink) Old 02-23-2013, 07:50 AM
 
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You read a ton of fantasy books. You ever read Robert Asprin or Asimov.

Finished Jonathan Duhamel's book awhile ago, almost finished with Other People's Money. It's like a UK version of Catch Me If You Can. Then reading another book by the same author of 48 Laws Of Power called Mastery. Potent book.
Na man never have. Will have a browse on Amazon for them

Going to start Raymond E. Feist's Riftwar Saga for the first time Have Magician all new and ready to be read






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Laws of the Ring which is Urijah Faber's book. It's pretty good.


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post #584 of 758 (permalink) Old 05-20-2013, 10:37 AM
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Well the way I typically end up reading books is I will read one for a while and then forget about it and end up grabbing something else in my collection the next time. So right now I am in the middle of East of Eden by John Steinbeck, The Collected Tales of Nikolai Gogol, Selected Writings of Karl Marx, and probably something else I have completely forgotten about.

The last book I finished was Comments on the Society of the Spectacle by Guy Debord.
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post #585 of 758 (permalink) Old 05-20-2013, 12:40 PM
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Pursuit by Clint Johnson

It's about Jefferson Davis fleeing after Confederate Army surrendered, his capture, trial and release. So far it's pretty interesting.
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post #586 of 758 (permalink) Old 05-20-2013, 12:43 PM
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At a friends recommendation I picked up the Day by Day Armageddon trilogy by J.L Bourne. Into the first book, I like it very much. Very intelligent perspective told through a journal entry presentation. I'm hooked, and glad, I will already recommend this to anyone with an interest in ZA/post apocalyptic/survival stories.
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post #587 of 758 (permalink) Old 05-21-2013, 12:07 AM
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I'm finishing up my re-read of A Dance with Dragons by George R.R. Martin, and I'm about 3/4 through Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman, which gives great insight as to how the mind works.

The Martin book is the most recent release of the A Song of Ice and Fire series. I was staying at a buddies for a week and he had the entire first season of Game of Thrones on his dvr right after it finished up a couple of years ago, and I think I watched the entire season in a day. When I got home I went and bought the second book, and I was hooked. Generally, I prefer non-fiction, and would never have thought to look at the fantasy genre, but damn it was engaging. Highly recommended, as long as you don't mind a lot of nights with very little sleep. Next up is Leadership by Rudy Giuliani.

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post #588 of 758 (permalink) Old 05-23-2013, 09:19 AM
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Just picked up a few goodies at chapters:

Siberian Education by Nicolai Lilin

It's got an eerie likeness to Eastern Promises (assuming some of you have watched it). Takes you into the world of a young boy growing up in an exiled land of underworld gangs, honour, family, and significance of tattoos.

Didn't start this yet:

On the Spartacus Road by Peter Strothard

Tales about the gladiator era, the trials and tribulations of war, politics and interesting memoirs from the soldiers in the regiments.


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2nd installment of the Star Wars: Bane series. Addicted. Also started a popular Finnish book series.

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post #590 of 758 (permalink) Old 06-09-2013, 12:03 AM
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I have been reading Jonathan Maberry's Joe Ledger series and it is pretty good. I am about to finish the second book. It's about a covert arm of the government the DMS, Department of Military Sciences. Quite a bit of action and mostly Bio terrorism stuff.


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