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What book are you reading?

Discussion in 'BBS Hangout' started by TMac640, May 28, 2008.

  1. Deckard

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    No kidding. He has titles for three forthcoming novels in the series on his website. Guess they'll come out eventually. :)

    http://www.georgerrmartin.com/bibliography.html
     
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    Very interesting, though somewhat dry look at war. Though dated (I am reading out of what I assume is the "first edition"; it has a different cover than the one depicted above), it's tenets hold true to this day and after reading this, I'm positive that the "war" in Iraq is going to be a huge failure regardless of how long we stay or how quickly we pull out because the administration has neglected one of the fundamental tenets of war.

    Before that I read:

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    A very novel and interesting way to present what is essentially a scientific thesis on sex, it's various permutations, and the psychological/physiological considerations underlying various sexual acts. It was written differently than I thought it would be. Each chapter is divided into two parts. The first part being a fictional sexual scenario (though many are based on true events), and the second half of the chapter is analysis behind why everything happened in that scenario from a psychological/physiological perspective.
     
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    Just finished Conspiracy of Fools by Kurt Eichenwald, about Enron, and The Diving Bell and the Butterfly by Jean-Dominique Bauby - written by a guy who has "locked in sydrome", and dictated the book by blinking a code with his left.

    Now I'm excited about picking my next book between now and tonight. Candidates are:

    Lenin's Tomb by David Remnick (about the collapse of the USSR)
    To the Last Man by Jeff Shaara
    Lunch with the Generals by Derek Hansen

    or something else if I head down to the bookstore at lunchtime!
     

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