What book (s) are you reading at the moment ?

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Re: What book (s) are you reading at the moment ?

Post by Double Drop » Mon Jan 04, 2010 8:01 am

Double Drop wrote:Tommy: The British Soldier on the Western Front 1914 - 1918 by Richard Holmes.
Finished this one this morning when I should have been asleep.

All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque next.

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Re: What book (s) are you reading at the moment ?

Post by AtomSmasher » Mon Jan 04, 2010 9:46 am

Restless wrote:Im reading a book about the rise and fall of wcw (world championship wrestling) , brilliant book .
One of my favourite wrestling reads - always good to dip back into as well. Although I think the authors do have an axe to grind with Russo and Bischoff to be fair, and you have to wonder where the buy rate/PPV attendance figures have come from......

I'm currently reading 'The Hell Of It' by Charlie Brooker. He's a cunt - just my sort of person!

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Re: What book (s) are you reading at the moment ?

Post by Restless » Mon Jan 04, 2010 8:49 pm

^^^

Yeah i agree mate .

To be honest i checked out some old wcw nitro clips on youtube and i CAN see what the authors are saying when certain things happen !

Ie: goldberg 'spears' the giant , i got chills watching it as the atmosphere is amazing , yet BAM BAM BIGELOW comes in ?

Doesnt make sense in the slightest !

I'd grab a book or two tommrow but i havent got the room !

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Re: What book (s) are you reading at the moment ?

Post by Double Drop » Thu Jan 07, 2010 9:47 am

Double Drop wrote:All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque next.
I'd have finished this in a one-er last night if my daughter hadn't woken up; got about ten pages left.

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Re: What book (s) are you reading at the moment ?

Post by Double Drop » Thu Jan 07, 2010 12:14 pm

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Double Drop wrote:All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque next.
I'd have finished this in a one-er last night if my daughter hadn't woken up; got about ten pages left.
Finished it.

Going to read something a bit lighter now: Unseen Academicals by Terry Pratchett.

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Re: What book (s) are you reading at the moment ?

Post by Double Drop » Sat Jan 30, 2010 2:08 pm

Double Drop wrote:Going to read something a bit lighter now: Unseen Academicals by Terry Pratchett.
Finished that a couple of days ago. Going to read Raw Spirit by Iain Banks now.

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Re: What book (s) are you reading at the moment ?

Post by safe » Sat Jan 30, 2010 2:43 pm

finished h. g. wells' 'the island of dr moreau' about five minutes ago. not sure what to read now.

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Re: What book (s) are you reading at the moment ?

Post by Nokka » Sat Jan 30, 2010 4:04 pm

im reading "Muscle" by Carlton Leach

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Re: What book (s) are you reading at the moment ?

Post by c_funk » Sat Jan 30, 2010 4:35 pm

the man in the high castle - philip k dick

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Re: What book (s) are you reading at the moment ?

Post by safe » Sat Jan 30, 2010 5:18 pm

c_funk wrote:the man in the high castle - philip k dick
i love philip k. dick, but found that one a bit disappointing. i think it's been a bit overhyped.

i know you're a big fan, c-funk, but have you tried reading any vonnegut?

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Re: What book (s) are you reading at the moment ?

Post by Restless » Sat Jan 30, 2010 6:21 pm

"The rise and fall of the superstar dj"

Great book so far , focuses more on acid house and mid 90's house (not a lot on oldskool) and it's a good read so far (46 pages in) .

And oscar de la hoya's autobiography .

Bought both of them from waterstones today for around the £23 mark .

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Re: What book (s) are you reading at the moment ?

Post by c_funk » Sun Jan 31, 2010 1:51 pm

safe wrote:
c_funk wrote:the man in the high castle - philip k dick
i love philip k. dick, but found that one a bit disappointing. i think it's been a bit overhyped.

i know you're a big fan, c-funk, but have you tried reading any vonnegut?
i think i might agree with you, im well over halfway and im not exactly gagging to read it anymore. ive heard people say its his best work, i just dont see it.

no i havent maybe i should check him out, cheers

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Re: What book (s) are you reading at the moment ?

Post by safe » Sun Jan 31, 2010 3:46 pm

read 'slaughterhouse 5', 'cat's cradle' and 'sirens of titan'. they're all amazing.

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Re: What book (s) are you reading at the moment ?

Post by c_funk » Sun Jan 31, 2010 4:12 pm

Nice one. I did a bit of research and that slaughterhouse 5 sounds quality

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Re: What book (s) are you reading at the moment ?

Post by Double Drop » Sun Jan 31, 2010 10:13 pm

Good book Slaughterhouse 5, not read any other Vonnegut yet though.

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