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Dr Strum
post Jan 18 2006, 08:27 PM
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This thread is for discussion of books. Books you're reading, books you've read, books you're interested in, etc.
--Tom Clancy is lame--


But anyways. I'm currently reading Demons by Fyodor Dostoevsky. It's interesting, but I'm having difficulty getting into it, partially because of school, and partially because the month before I started it, I had just finished the Dark Tower series.


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post Apr 18 2022, 05:53 PM
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I've worked my way through Dubliners, The haunting of Hill House, the Throne of Glass books, the Daevabad trilogy, and the Neapolitan Quartet over the last year or two. Right now I'm digging in to Thomas Ligotti's Teatro Grottesco anthology and I'm really loving this shit. When I started it I expected it to be a new take on Lovecraft but it's closer to Kafka.

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Dr Sturm   Books   Jan 18 2006, 08:27 PM
valkan   Pshaw. The writer who wrote the novelization of ...   Jan 18 2006, 08:39 PM
Dr Sturm   In case you didn't notice, "Other Enterta...   Jan 18 2006, 08:40 PM
valkan   They have AUDIO books you know. Books can be cons...   Jan 18 2006, 08:43 PM
Dr Sturm   Anyone who listens to Audio Books fails at life. T...   Jan 18 2006, 08:46 PM
valkan   Yes they do.   Jan 18 2006, 08:55 PM
fensti   Let's see, I don't read much, mainly when ...   Jan 18 2006, 09:10 PM
Marionette   I love Tamora Pierce. ._. And the Wyrd Trilogy sag...   Jan 19 2006, 01:31 AM
Malice   I like the Tamora Pierce books too~! I'm r...   Jan 19 2006, 02:28 AM
Marionette   Alanna?! You mean the Song of the Lioness Quar...   Jan 19 2006, 03:06 AM
Raijinili   I read audio books. Straight off the tape. With ...   Jan 19 2006, 06:36 AM
Swifty-chan   Lioness Quartet is one of mah fav series~! XD ...   Jan 19 2006, 01:47 PM
Rhiannon   I read a lot of books. Lately I've been intere...   Jan 19 2006, 03:05 PM
MeleMewChew   Harry Potter isn't good anymore ever since the...   Jan 19 2006, 06:15 PM
fensti   Harry Potter is one of the few series that I have ...   Jan 19 2006, 09:06 PM
MoloMowChow   wow...hardcore reading... I don't think it...   Jan 20 2006, 12:36 AM
Raijinili   I read The Da Vinci Code in about 3 hours and it s...   Jan 20 2006, 05:14 AM
Dr Sturm   Yes, the Da Vinci Code was lame. And quite a few o...   Jan 20 2006, 05:43 AM
Swifty-chan   I finished 'Half-Blooded Prince' in 3 days...   Jan 20 2006, 02:00 PM
MeleMewChew   that's why your must take it slowly, even if i...   Jan 20 2006, 02:03 PM
Swifty-chan   Ah well, doesn't really matter since I'd r...   Jan 20 2006, 02:05 PM
Marionette   I'm reading Trickster, its not bad at all...   Jan 20 2006, 06:13 PM
Malice   Hm.. a few friends are reading the Trickster ones ...   Jan 20 2006, 11:06 PM
Liger   Hmm.. My friend's making me read Lord Of The R...   Jan 30 2006, 08:14 PM
fensti   *sigh* I finally finished The Scarlet Letter. I ha...   Jan 30 2006, 09:34 PM
Dr Sturm   Why would you want to read a book about that fenst...   Jan 30 2006, 09:44 PM
fensti   Because I like Math, why else.   Jan 30 2006, 09:53 PM
Malice   Math... gack. Finished Immortal series, on to Prot...   Jan 31 2006, 01:33 AM
fensti   ANd I am bored. That's why i read books about ...   Jan 31 2006, 09:18 PM
Raijinili   Fermat's... a theorem which he proved, but did...   Feb 1 2006, 11:12 PM
fensti   Yep. That's what it is. A guy figured it out, ...   Feb 2 2006, 12:57 PM
Swifty-chan   I'm stuck reading the chinese novels I bought ...   Feb 2 2006, 02:33 PM
Liger   I just finished Dragon Bones. It was... Interestin...   Feb 14 2006, 01:21 AM
Nanashi   Well I just finished reading "The Outsiders...   Feb 17 2006, 10:54 PM
Liger   I really liked The Outsiders but yeah, it does sta...   Feb 17 2006, 11:38 PM
Malice   I'm reading the Narina series right now. IT...   Mar 24 2006, 09:14 PM
Swiyth   JOOOOY TO THE WORLD, CHAINFIRE'S HERE!...   Mar 27 2006, 02:54 PM
Swifty-chan   Narnia, eh? I read the first 2 books and got bored...   Mar 28 2006, 01:18 PM
lightningdude   I need to find a good book to read, lately I'v...   Mar 29 2006, 02:15 PM
Liger   I'm currently reading A Gracious Plenty by She...   Mar 29 2006, 10:12 PM
Dr Sturm   Went to Barnes and Noble last night, bought a shit...   Mar 31 2006, 01:32 PM
Swifty-chan   I have to read 'The River Between' by Ngu....   Mar 31 2006, 03:34 PM
Raijinili   Chainfire? As in Sword of Truth? Sword of Truth ...   Apr 1 2006, 02:51 AM
Dr Sturm   Ugh, this book is horrible. Well, not the book, th...   Apr 6 2006, 04:29 PM
Ultimaninja   Ok the list of books I am reading: 1. Night (Clas ...   Apr 7 2006, 11:04 PM
Yourself   Lets see, I just finished The Tale of Genji (FECK...   Apr 10 2006, 12:18 AM
Liger   I'm reading Going Postal and The Color of Magi...   Apr 24 2006, 09:26 PM
Dr Sturm   Finally finished The Wanting Seed now that finals ...   May 11 2006, 06:57 AM
Swiyth   in the past month, i finished Chainfire (part some...   May 11 2006, 09:02 AM
fensti   I'm reading "Of Mice and Men" for sc...   May 11 2006, 10:45 PM
Dr Sturm   I saw that book at B&N today. <_< Yes, I...   May 11 2006, 11:24 PM
Malice   I'm trying to read a series of unfortunate eve...   May 11 2006, 11:48 PM
Rhiannon   I tried to read that, too, Malice. But I stopped a...   May 12 2006, 12:15 AM
Liger   Yeah, I stopped after the first chapter of the fir...   May 12 2006, 01:06 AM
Malice   :< Montgomery Montgomery. What I REALLY recom...   May 12 2006, 02:30 AM
valkan   Ohhh Malice Dear? Fanfiction stuff belong's...   May 12 2006, 08:26 PM
Rzul   i am reading the left behind series, currently on ...   May 13 2006, 01:57 AM
Liger   Just finished To Kill a Mockingbird (for shcool). ...   May 14 2006, 03:48 AM
Dr Sturm   Ugh, I HATED To Kill A Mockingbird. The only book ...   May 14 2006, 03:58 AM
Endless   To Kill a Mockingbird was the only book that I was...   May 14 2006, 04:38 AM
Liger   I didn't think it was -that- bad. Or maybe I j...   May 14 2006, 05:19 AM
Nanashi   2001: A Spcae Odyssey by Arthur C. Clarke.. it...   May 16 2006, 08:04 AM
Liger   Now reading All Quiet on the Western Front for sch...   May 19 2006, 03:12 AM
Dr Sturm   Sounds hawt. Anyways, I don't think I posted, ...   May 19 2006, 03:35 AM
Liger   Sounds great. Reading The Edge on the Sword and Fa...   May 31 2006, 11:05 PM
Rzul   I'm reading something called Shogun Pt. 1...se...   Jun 1 2006, 03:48 AM
Yourself   I just finished this random "science fiction...   Jun 4 2006, 10:55 PM
Liger   >_> I just finished Inkheart, by Cornelia F...   Jul 19 2006, 05:39 PM
Ultimaninja   The last book I read...Do Grimms Fairy tales count...   Jul 19 2006, 07:23 PM
Yourself   Reading Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson for the s...   Jul 20 2006, 12:11 AM
Jomei   Some of my favorites... Cat's Cradle, 1984, Mo...   Jul 20 2006, 05:15 AM
fensti   Reading the first book of The Once and Future King...   Jul 20 2006, 01:15 PM
Carnivorous Sheep   Once and Future King drags on and on too much, it ...   Jul 20 2006, 11:46 PM
Raijinili   Marion Zimmer Bradley. She doesn't completely...   Jul 22 2006, 04:49 AM
Rzul   I'm reading the most bonechilling vampire nove...   Aug 15 2006, 08:59 PM
Marionette   Currently reading "The Thief Lord", its ...   Aug 15 2006, 09:01 PM
Carnivorous Sheep   The Thief Lord was pretty interesting. The ending ...   Aug 15 2006, 09:59 PM
Raijinili   Strangely enough, I liked a children's book ca...   Aug 16 2006, 04:13 AM
Carnivorous Sheep   Cornelia Funke, if memory serves, author of Inkspe...   Aug 17 2006, 03:34 AM
Seans   My most recent book that I have read would have to...   Aug 17 2006, 09:14 PM
whoyodaddy   hmm..... books ive read. if mangas dont count then...   Aug 17 2006, 11:35 PM
Shadow   "Othello" was the last one I readed.   Aug 18 2006, 01:54 AM
Raijinili   You managed to miss two whole letters.   Aug 25 2006, 02:09 PM
Malice   :[Rai... I've read The Thief Lord and did a bo...   Aug 25 2006, 04:21 PM
Yourself   Reading a nice fat book by the name of The Alienis...   Aug 30 2006, 10:53 PM
Shadow   You managed to miss two whole letters. No Rai. I...   Aug 31 2006, 08:39 PM
Raijinili   The manga's official name is "Othello...   Aug 31 2006, 10:22 PM
Shadow   I wasn't talking about the manga. I was talkin...   Aug 31 2006, 11:14 PM
Yourself   I wasn't talking about the manga. I was talki...   Sep 1 2006, 02:23 AM
Ultimaninja   Reading a huge book called "The Dragon Riders...   Sep 1 2006, 12:34 AM
Shadow   Not in Argentina. Meh, I'm editing the other p...   Sep 1 2006, 05:38 PM
Raijinili   That's like going to an Italian board and insi...   Sep 4 2006, 07:28 PM
Liger   Just started The Legend of Luke by Brian Jacques. ...   Sep 4 2006, 07:32 PM
Ultimaninja   His books are awsome, but Taggerung is a personal ...   Sep 4 2006, 11:15 PM
Liger   Yeah, Taggerung was pretty good. I just started a...   Sep 5 2006, 11:02 PM
Raijinili   Looking for Terry Pratchett. I liked the Postal b...   Sep 7 2006, 04:14 AM
Seans   The title of the book is Mr. Simple. Although it...   Sep 10 2006, 11:01 PM
chrishawke   Have anybody read Their Eyes Were Watching God by ...   Sep 13 2006, 09:49 PM
Liger   Whoo. Reading Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde for school.   Sep 14 2006, 10:19 PM
Ultimaninja   Reading: The Blackfeet: Raiders on the Northweste...   Sep 14 2006, 10:31 PM
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