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What Art Thou Reading?
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What Art Thou Reading?

What book are you reading at the moment?

For me it is The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century by Thomas L. Friedman, and I just got finished reading Chuck Norris' Autobiography. Good stuff.

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"Tess of the D'urbervilles" in English Lit. and for fun "A Year in High Heels," by Camilla Morton, you may rofl.

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10-11-2008 09:40 PM
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Catcher in The Rye, although I am also reading Slaughterhouse-Five.

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The internet.

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10-11-2008 11:48 PM
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The Hunger Games-Suzanne Collins
Inkdeath-Cornelia Funke
Betwixt-Tara Smith
The Last Days-Scott Westerfeld

Newtown Wrote:Catcher in The Rye
I just read that a couple weeks ago. Good book.

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26 Wrote:The internet.
What chapter are you on?

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10-12-2008 12:13 AM
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Newtown Wrote:
26 Wrote:The internet.
What chapter are you on?
there's no chapters... one?

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10-12-2008 02:08 AM
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I'm rereading Gone With the Wind. I love that book so much!

And I'm also reading Roald Dahl's Skin. It's a collection of crazy, dark-ish short-stories, including the one where the woman kills her husband with a leg of lamb and gets the police to eat the evidence. Good stuff!

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10-12-2008 12:33 PM
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The Running Man by my hero Stephen King. it's about a depressing, Orwellian future where the poor people are kept entertained by sadistic reality shows, and this guy whose daughter is dying of flu signs up for a show called the Running Man where he has to travel the country evading the Hunters for thirty days. Each day he survives earns his family more money for medical care, and surviving the whole month would make him a billionaire. killing cops also gets you a bonus. but once you sign up you can't quit, and nobody has ever made it the full month. in reality, they deliberately choose free-thinking, politically aware people for that show as a way of turning the population against their cause and eliminating them.

I think Buenaventura Durruti is a pretty cool guy. eh kills fascists and doesnt afraid of ruins.
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10-16-2008 10:02 AM
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26 Wrote:
Newtown Wrote:
26 Wrote:The internet.
What chapter are you on?
there's no chapters... one?
BobManPerson Wrote:SS's sarcasm detector needs new batteries.

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10-17-2008 07:49 AM
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Typeset Wrote:
26 Wrote:there's no chapters... one?
BobManPerson Wrote:SS's sarcasm detector needs new batteries.
I don't get it...

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10-17-2008 07:50 AM
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mein kampf

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10-17-2008 01:37 PM
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Oedipus Rex by Sophocles

I highly suggest Mobb Deep's albums The Infamous and Hell on Earth, if you have not listened to it yet.
10-17-2008 08:26 PM
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Personal Development For Smart People by Steve Pavlina

Epic win book.
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10-17-2008 08:43 PM
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Why? Your signature says you hate him.

I highly suggest Mobb Deep's albums The Infamous and Hell on Earth, if you have not listened to it yet.
10-18-2008 06:04 AM
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therenagadeoffunk Wrote:mein kampf
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It's just piles of hateful crap that I don't know why anyone would read, even for review.

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10-18-2008 08:27 AM
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can't stop the next hitler if you don't understand the first one.

I think Buenaventura Durruti is a pretty cool guy. eh kills fascists and doesnt afraid of ruins.
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10-18-2008 09:34 AM
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'1984' by George Orwell.
10-26-2008 09:27 AM
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I have to postpone my reading of The World is Flat because of English class, we're reading Great Expectations(good book, a classic that I'm immensly enjoying) in class and out of class we have to read a biography. I was pleasantly surprised to find Abbie Hoffman: An American Rebel in the school's library. Even though I will have to do all sorts of boring work to supplement it, I am determined to enjoy it.

The Anti-Freedom Wrote:'1984' by George Orwell.
Depressing book, good though. Everytime I think of what the world would have become if the Soviets had of won the Cold War it pops up, something worse pops up if I imagine America continuing down its current path.

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Wuthering Heights

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The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand (I'm loving it so far)
To Kill A Mockingbird (for English class)

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11-08-2008 12:04 PM
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Robert Parker's Spenser books, theya rent really a series, but they do have the same main character.

For School: A seperate piece.

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A clockwork orange- Burgess, Anthony
The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian: Alexie, Sherman(Or something like that)
The Vampire Lestat (about 40 more pages left)- Rice, Ann (I starting reading this in January)
Queen of the Damned- Rice, Ann (About 20 pages in)
One flew over the cuckoo's nest- Think Authors last in starts with a K
All quiet on the western front- by someone
The Golden Compass series: Phillip Pullman (Yay, religious analogy)
Ummm....
There's about 20 more.
But I don't feel like writing them all down.


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Manga's
Death Note ( Volumes 4 , 5 and 6 )
Vampire Kisses by Schrieber [Romance]
Rure by Da-Mi Seomoon [Fantasy]
4 Now by Sung-Woo Park

Currently waiting to be delievered (from amazon)

Teenage Liberation Handbook-
The Truancy- ( Sounds like an awesome read )

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A Series of Unfortunate Events
Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

"After 2001, the only Bush I trust is my own" - Bumper Sticker
"In my world, everybody's a pony. They eat rainbows and poop butterflies. AHHHHHHH" - Katie
"In my world, everybody's a computer. They eat Ethernet cables and poop USB drives" - Sick Silent
"If Wikipedia's a lie, then the whole world is a lie"

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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Jules Verne <3
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The protectors war
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Watchmen.

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I just got done reading "Flight" by Sherman Alexie.
and "Stiff" - funny book, zomg. It's all about dead people.

Moby Penis.

Walden

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ummm

historical fiction books, and illustrated historical nonfiction books.

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Currently reading Lucifer's Hammer by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle.

Good book. Standard post-apocalyptic story. Meteor hits, epic description of the ensuing chaos. I'm only 'bout halfway through, though, so I'm hoping it gets better instead of dropping off. It's set high expectations, I pray it doesn't fail in the last half.

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