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So what books are you reading currentaly reading?
I am currently enjoying some Harry Turtledove myself. And in school I am reading The Catcher in the Rye ,and Der Besuch der alten Dame.
 

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I am currently reading Red Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson.
 

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows for the only god knows how many times.
 

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AI and Niven

I'm reading "The Emotion Machine" by Marvin Minsky, a book about AI and the mind. And I'm taking "Ringworld" by Larry Niven on a trip this week because it's a classic I never read. Taking a few other books too (8 day UK trip). I guess I read a lot (137 "books" posts on my blog, but 185 "Orbiter" posts - guess I write a lot too). :)
 

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I am currently reading

The Portable Atheist - Christopher Hitchens

and I've just also started

God: The Failed Hypothesis - Victor Stenger
 

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I am (re)reading First Contact by Murray Leinster.
A great first contact story involving two starships meeting coincidentialy inside the crab nebula after documenting it's developement for 4000 years via faster than light travel.
 

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The Scarecrow and his Servant by Philip Pullman.
 

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I've been in the mood for a comedy -

So I'm currently reading Gerard K. O'Neill's, The High Frontier.

For some reason though, I don't seem to be able to book a reservation for the decade old Island 1....
 

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I am currently reading "Maximum Security" and will eventually be reading Artemis Fowl and the Opal Deception (again)
 

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As usual for me, a big pile of books...switch to a new one when I get tired of the one I'm on.
  • The Case for Mars, Zubrin (quite a slog, though lots of vitalstatistics)
  • China's Space Program, Brian Harvey
  • Curious George, H.A. Rey
  • Dragonfly, Bryan Burrough (very interesting...about MIR and NASA during the early days of Russian / US cooperation in space. Yet surprisingly downbeat.)
Just finished a good one: To a Distant Day, by Gainor. Survey of rocket development and the driving personalities, from Tsiolkovsky to the Manned moon landing. This one's pretty new, and I had been searching for a survey on the topic rather than focused biographies of individuals such as von Braun, Korolev, Glushko, et. al.
 

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Finished the Scarecrow and his servant and am now reading Science Instruction in the Middle and Seconary Schools by Chiappetta and Koballa. Yawn... :study:Oh well.. I'll get that teaching degree some day.
 

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I just finished Rendezvous with Rama (very good, although the anti-climax at the end means that I won't be able to rest until I've read the rest of the series:mad:), and I'm about to start Destination: Void.

The Case for Mars is a good book, although it gets rather less grounded in reality near the end. Still, I hope we get to try it someday.
 
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