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PostPosted: Sat Mar 27, 2010 6:23 pm    Post subject: Favourite Book(s)?

I used to read at least one book a week, but lately I've been having trouble finding books that interest me, so what is/are your favourite book(s)?

My favourite varies depending on which I have read most recently...

A Farewell To Arms-Hemingway
Slaughter House Five- Vonnegut


And a mention to "The Great Brain" by John D. Fitzgerald, by far my favourite series as a kid.
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PostPosted: Wed May 12, 2010 4:41 pm    Post subject:

Here are a few across the board:

Nixon Agionistes by Garry Wills.

Neuromancer - William Gibson

The Chaneysville Incident - David Bradley

Dune - Frank Herbert

Ubik - Philip K. Dick

The Man in the High Castle - Philip K. Dick

Miami Blues - Charles Willeford

City Primeval -- Elmore leonard
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PostPosted: Wed May 12, 2010 10:39 pm    Post subject:

I like ray bradbury books. Recently im getting into cormac mccarthy books, tho i usually read "old" books such as the divine comedy, the stranger, the idiot ect ect.
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PostPosted: Thu May 13, 2010 7:34 am    Post subject:

Just re-read Demon Haunted World by Carl Sagan for about the fourth time. One of my favs.
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PostPosted: Thu May 20, 2010 3:57 pm    Post subject:

I love David Copperfield by Charles Dickens. I love King Arthur books as well. I highly recommend the Pendragon Cycle by Stephen Lawhead.
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PostPosted: Thu May 27, 2010 4:48 pm    Post subject:

Contact - Carl Sagan
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 11, 2010 9:14 am    Post subject:

Albert Camus's. Murakami's novels are pretty decent.
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 26, 2010 2:02 am    Post subject:

Foucalt's Pendulum by Umberto Eco
Gravity's Rainbow - Thomas Pynchon
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 26, 2010 6:40 pm    Post subject:

RCS926 wrote:
I love David Copperfield by Charles Dickens.


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Watchmen - Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 11, 2010 7:50 pm    Post subject:

Loved all of Frank Herbert's Dune Series----Hated all the movie attempts...when I get rich I'm gonna do those books some justice
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 01, 2012 12:47 am    Post subject:

Anything written by Jim Butcher, Megan Whalen Turner, or Lois McMaster Bujold. Those are more scifi/fantasy bent.

For regular fiction Life of Pi and the Kiterunner were excellent. As was Steigg Larsons GwaDT series.

Nonfiction 1776, (bleep) my dad says, and Malcolm X.
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