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Old 11-11-2008, 12:50 AM   #76
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I'm confused: are books usually free where you live?
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Old 11-11-2008, 01:07 AM   #77
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prince and the pauper by Samuel Clemens or more famusly Mark Twain
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Old 11-11-2008, 01:47 AM   #78
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A good ole Clarke book
2010: Odyssey two.
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Old 11-11-2008, 01:57 AM   #79
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Okay here is a very good book list:
The Elegant Universe
DOOM (yes it is based on the video game but it is a gripping and amazingly written series of novels, not like that nerdy halo ****)
Any Micheal Crichton book (in reverence might I add)
Any books by Jack McDevitt
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Old 11-11-2008, 02:10 AM   #80
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I just finished Shadow Factory by James Bamford. Pretty scary stuff. I've been hearing this guy on radio interviews and seeing him on C-SPAN Book TV for a few years, now, and finally decided I have to read him. Glad I did.
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Old 11-11-2008, 02:56 AM   #81
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 I'm confused: are books usually free where you live?
There is this thing called a library.

I'm thinking of restarting "Wizard's First Rule" by Terry Goodkind, because I enjoyed it.
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Old 11-11-2008, 11:48 AM   #82
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I'm confused: are books usually free where you live?


No, that was swiss humor. We have a habit of stating the obvious as if we just discovered and were very upset about it...
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Old 11-11-2008, 01:07 PM   #83
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Now finally reading Brisingr.
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Old 11-12-2008, 08:06 PM   #84
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Child hood and adolescence. Developmental Psychology... Shaffer

"hey, careful, Joey! God sees every thing we do, then he goes an' tells Santa Claus".
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Old 11-12-2008, 11:52 PM   #85
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I don't read sophisticated literature. I'm a geek who basically prefers flight training stuff (commercial aviation) and operating manuals of civil Boeing and Airbus aircraft.

Currently I'm reading the Airbus A318/A319/A320/A321 FCOM (Flight Crew Operating Manual) which is around 2500 pages but including all the performance and flight planing tables, in preparation for professional (as far as possible) MSFS flight simming (http://www.flightsim.com/cgi/kds?$=m...iew/abvol2.htm)
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Old 11-13-2008, 12:16 AM   #86
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Don't laugh at me, but I am currently reading a book about...

Brain Research

It's pretty interesting, honestly!
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Old 11-13-2008, 01:29 AM   #87
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 Don't laugh at me, but I am currently reading a book about...

Brain Research

It's pretty interesting, honestly!
I'm surprised you're not reading Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, honestly, what with the forum nickname.
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Old 12-04-2008, 05:01 AM   #88
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 The book I'm reading now (Knife of Dreams) is the same book I started reading before my daughter was born. She turns three in February and I'm nearly at the end
Hooray! I finally finished Knife of Dreams. Now on to Mike Mullane's Riding Rockets. Hopefully it won't take me anywhere near as long to read...
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Old 12-04-2008, 05:13 AM   #89
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Have read Sun Tzu's The Art of War's 13 chapters. I liked them very much! Will be reading another edition with in depth historical info about him. It's good reading!
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Old 12-04-2008, 06:08 AM   #90
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 I finished reading "Ender's Game". Great book! A book for all age groups interested in space & science fiction, not just young adults.

I just picked up the next 2 books in the series, "Speaker for the Dead" and "Xenocide".
We just finished reading Ender's Game in school. (9th grade) We're reading Fahrenheit 451 now.
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