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Offline MoP

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What book are you currently reading? Pt II
« Reply #50 on: December 23, 2006, 03:45:59 am »
Finally knocked off The Reality Dysfunction this morning and started in on Fishin' With Grandma Matchie by Steven Erikson.
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« Reply #51 on: December 24, 2006, 11:05:15 am »
Kate Novak & Jeff Grubb - Masquerades
Oh God I am the american dream
I do not think Im too extreme
An I'm a handsome sonofabitch
I'm gonna get a good job 'n be real rich

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« Reply #52 on: December 25, 2006, 01:03:13 am »
The Light Fantastic by Terry Pratchett...
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« Reply #53 on: December 25, 2006, 04:16:05 am »
Eldest by Christopher Paolini (yeah, the movie was crap and the first book was okay...but I really want to see how everything ends so bite me :P )

Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman

Understanding the Borderline Mother by Christine Ann Lawson
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« Reply #54 on: December 25, 2006, 04:17:31 am »
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Guards! Guards! by Terry Pratchett.
I just finished that not too long ago. I liked the little dragons :)
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« Reply #55 on: December 26, 2006, 02:15:57 am »
Just finished Art Spiegelman's Maus, which I got for Christmas this morning.

Very, very well done.
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« Reply #56 on: December 26, 2006, 03:45:18 am »
Everything is Illuminated, by Jonathan Safran Foer.
The world that's made us can no longer contain us.
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« Reply #57 on: December 26, 2006, 07:21:49 am »
The Neutronium Alchemist by Peter F Hamilton
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« Reply #58 on: December 26, 2006, 03:21:21 pm »
Ian Mortimer - The Perfect King (a biography of Edward III of England)

and

Diana Darke - Syria (in preparation for a trip I'm going on next year)
"You've just had a heavy session of electro-shock therapy, and you're more relaxed than you've been in weeks. All those childhood traumas, magically wiped away - along with most of your personality."

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« Reply #59 on: December 26, 2006, 05:48:57 pm »
the philosophy of religion: an anthology - louis p. pojman
Lesbians shouldnt be allowed to use dildos. They have made their choice

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« Reply #60 on: December 31, 2006, 01:37:42 am »
Mark Z Danielewski - Only Revolutions
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« Reply #61 on: December 31, 2006, 08:37:17 am »
Blindsight by Peter Watts
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« Reply #62 on: January 04, 2007, 02:25:30 am »
George Orwell - Nineteen Eighty-Four
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
- Arthur C. Clarke
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« Reply #63 on: January 04, 2007, 04:01:37 am »
judas unchained by my favourite sci-fi author peter f. hamilton.
The simplest thing is to work with n-dimensional Minkowski spacetime.

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« Reply #64 on: January 04, 2007, 06:24:52 pm »
Steven Pinker - How the mind works
Hong's 1st law:  "It's only the other people who are munchkins"
Hong's 2nd law: "Thinking too hard about fantasy is bad"
Hong's 3rd law: "Any sufficiently widespread magic is indistinguishable from technology"

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« Reply #65 on: January 04, 2007, 08:06:19 pm »
Everything is Illuminated, by Jonathan Safran Foer

Great book!

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« Reply #66 on: January 07, 2007, 01:46:20 pm »
The dark tower, book 3.
The waste lands.
Stephen king.
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« Reply #67 on: January 18, 2007, 09:43:46 am »
Interesting Times by Terry Pratchett.
Think I'll read Soul Music or Faust Eric! next. :P
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« Reply #68 on: January 18, 2007, 09:50:08 am »
Guns, Germs and Steel. Good read.

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« Reply #69 on: January 18, 2007, 09:57:22 am »
Who's written it?
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« Reply #70 on: January 19, 2007, 12:09:49 pm »
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Who's written it?
Guns Germs and Steel was written by Jared Diamond and it is indeed a good read.

I'm no reading "How the Mind Works" by Steven Pinker on the topic of the development and workings of the cognitive mind.
Hong's 1st law:  "It's only the other people who are munchkins"
Hong's 2nd law: "Thinking too hard about fantasy is bad"
Hong's 3rd law: "Any sufficiently widespread magic is indistinguishable from technology"

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« Reply #71 on: January 19, 2007, 12:13:16 pm »
Interestin'. I ended up startin' Small Gods by Pratchett again.
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« Reply #72 on: January 19, 2007, 03:29:02 pm »
Effective C++ :-S
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« Reply #73 on: January 20, 2007, 01:02:21 am »
Started The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins this morning.
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« Reply #74 on: January 31, 2007, 11:59:02 am »
Just finished Moving Pictures. Movin' on to Soul Music.
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