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Old 05-07-2008, 05:52 PM   #61
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Sarcastic bastard

 
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Old 05-07-2008, 06:04 PM   #62
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naw i was serious! i will say, however, i really go by my own timeclock so it may be a week, may be two weeks before i finish - just depends.

i'm also not good at being too helpful with insight in what i thought about a book. i can try, though!

 
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Old 05-07-2008, 06:23 PM   #63
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The Basic Writings of C.G. Jung - B+

Really, really good if you are into this type of thing. I had not read much of Jung since my basic psych courses in college but wanted something that covered his whole theory and not just shorter books that delved into portions of it. Was pleasantly surprised by the scope of it and would recommend it for anybody who wants to know more about his theories other than the dream stuff.

 
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Old 05-07-2008, 07:50 PM   #64
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Into the Wild was great. Nice little quick read.

 
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Old 05-07-2008, 07:57 PM   #65
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i read slaughterhouse five again last night. it is such an easy enjoyable read. A+

 
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Old 05-07-2008, 08:05 PM   #66
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I have one of Kurt's signed silkscreen prints and I pray to it every night

 
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Old 05-12-2008, 12:18 AM   #67
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i'm about to start Boomsday by Christopher Buckley

i haven't read a book just because i felt like it since the first week of january. yay.

 
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Old 05-12-2008, 12:20 AM   #68
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The Handmaid's Tale - B, i pretty much like any dystopian shit, a little overwrought though.

 
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Old 05-12-2008, 12:34 PM   #69
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High Fidelity - B, very enjoyable and insightful. been a fan of the film for some time and just recently got around to the book. great stuff.

 
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Old 05-12-2008, 01:32 PM   #70
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which one do you have?

 
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Old 05-12-2008, 07:44 PM   #71
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Old 05-20-2008, 11:38 PM   #72
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Boomsday - B+?

light, fun read. i enjoyed all the different characters. i dunno. a few too many pop culture references. and it realllly dates itself in a lot of ways. but whatev, i liked it.

about to start Snuff. Palahniuk's new one.

 
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Old 05-20-2008, 11:43 PM   #73
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awesome. ive thought about getting one of these (not this one in particular necessarily) for my girlfriend who is a big fan, but im looking for a good picasso piece.


on topic, i just started citizen of the galaxy

 
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Old 05-21-2008, 12:48 AM   #74
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about to start Snuff. Palahniuk's new one.
i just got that today!

 
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Old 05-21-2008, 12:51 AM   #75
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The Things They Carried - B+
The Ice Storm - A-
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly - A+

currently: Brave New World
These are school books

 
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Old 05-21-2008, 12:55 AM   #76
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In the realm of school-mandated literature, I'm currently struggling with The Red Badge of Courage. It's not particularly difficult, I just don't cope well with redundancy.

Otherwise at the moment I've been reading Enchantress from the Stars again, just because I like it so much. Anddd I don't think you guys want me to talk about all the Fruits Basket I've been enjoying so :x

 
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Old 05-21-2008, 01:43 AM   #77
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this thread makes me really self-conscious about being a poorly read english major

 
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Old 05-21-2008, 01:47 AM   #78
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Starting on Of Mice and Men on Friday.

My "12 Classics In 12 Months" is rolling right along.
You could finish that one in two hours though

 
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Old 05-21-2008, 02:13 AM   #79
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Saul Bellow - 'Henderson the Rain King'


for the second time. Amazing book.

 
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Old 05-21-2008, 02:20 AM   #80
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Doctor Faustus - Thomas Mann

it's seriously bullshit

 
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Old 05-21-2008, 02:25 AM   #81
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this thread convinced me to read a book outside of school for the first time since 8th grade.
im reading a tale of two cities

 
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Old 05-21-2008, 03:10 AM   #82
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uh he is a schoolboy

and you're like 12 you're not above anything

 
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Old 05-26-2008, 07:53 PM   #83
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Boomsday - B+?

light, fun read. i enjoyed all the different characters. i dunno. a few too many pop culture references. and it realllly dates itself in a lot of ways. but whatev, i liked it.
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I felt pretty much the same way. I liked it but sometimes I felt like the author was trying way to hard to make it seem recent.

Right now I'm about halfway through "Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers" by Mary Roach and I'd give it at least a solid B+ so far.

 
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Old 05-26-2008, 09:52 PM   #84
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uh he is a schoolboy

and you're like 12 you're not above anything
School books shouldn't count because they are mandatory. P.S. Who are you

 
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Old 05-27-2008, 12:58 AM   #85
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didnt you just mention a school book you're struggling with

and who cares if you read a book in school and enjoy it, that means the school's doing something right

 
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Old 05-30-2008, 10:46 AM   #86
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Is anybody on here also on goodreads.com ? Just curious.

 
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Old 06-04-2008, 10:35 AM   #87
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Snuff - F

what a piece of shit book. ugh. i'm so disappointed. i can't pinpoint exactly what makes me hate this while i liked all of his other stuff. all of the stupid stuff with none of the good stuff. i might re-read Choke to make myself feel better.

 
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Old 06-04-2008, 10:40 AM   #88
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yea, im like halfway through Snuff and it seems lacking. im going to finish it just to see the ending. i have low expectations. maybe you didn't like it because it seemed kinda predictable - or so i thought thus far.

 
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Old 06-04-2008, 10:54 AM   #89
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i dunno. i feel like i can deal with predictable. it's just.....stupid. it's like he just wanted an excuse to write a book about porn and dicks and vaginas and dildos and cumshots.

 
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Old 06-04-2008, 12:55 PM   #90
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Is anybody on here also on goodreads.com ? Just curious.
i am! oldwarpilot@yaoo.com

 
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