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Offline Ender

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What are you currently reading?
« on: September 01, 2009, 02:06:04 AM »
Post what you are currently reading! This will be a good way to share recommendations.

If you want, you can follow the suggested format:

1. Title & Author
2. What page are you on?
3. What's the first sentence of the book?
4. Do you like it so far? (No spoilers. Just say whether you like it or not and perhaps what you're feeling.)

Good day,
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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #1 on: September 01, 2009, 02:08:42 AM »
Okay, I'm first! ;D

1. PNIN by Vladimir Nabokov
2. Page 104
3. "The elderly passenger sitting on the north-window side of that inexorably moving railway coach, next to an empty seat and facing two empty ones, was none other than Professor Timofey Pnin."
4. I love it. It's hilarious :)

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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #2 on: September 01, 2009, 02:09:09 AM »
Blind Eye, Stuart MacBride
I don't know
I don't remember
Yes.

It's at work, but I'm on a few chapters in.
And like a fool I believed myself, and thought I was somebody else...

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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #3 on: September 01, 2009, 08:25:12 AM »
1. A Study in Emerald, Neil Gaiman
2. Finished (page 9)
3. "It is the immensity, I believe. The hugemess of things below. The darkness of dreams." (yeah yeah, three sentences)
4. It combines the concepts/styles of my two favourite authors, Doyle (Sherlock Holmes) and Lovecraft. It's awesome!
5. http://www.neilgaiman.com/mediafiles/exclusive/shortstories/emerald.pdf

I'll post what I'm actually reading later, perhaps. But it's boring. :)

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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #4 on: September 01, 2009, 02:01:55 PM »
1. Bringing Out the Dead, Joe Connelly
2. 279
3. "I parked the ambulance in front of Hell's Kitchen walk-up number 414 and Larry and I pulled the equipment from the back."
4. yessir
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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #5 on: September 08, 2009, 10:56:38 PM »
Just checked out "This Side of Paradise" at the library... reading this.
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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #6 on: October 20, 2009, 02:12:44 PM »
Justine by Lawrence Durrell
p. 190 or something

For a while I was mixed, but now I really like it :)

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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #7 on: October 20, 2009, 02:13:34 PM »
Just checked out "This Side of Paradise" at the library... reading this.

how's that going? :P

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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #8 on: November 26, 2009, 04:07:22 PM »
Just finished The Alchemist and now I've started The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life. It's a biography of WB. The first sentence is "Warren Buffett rocks back in his chair, long legs crossed at the knee behind his father Howard's plain wooden desk." I'm only on page 21 but so far I like it, but I can tell it's going to be a time consuming book.
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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #9 on: November 30, 2009, 04:43:15 AM »
1. Title & Author -- Ender
2. What page are you on? -- 1
3. What's the first sentence of the book? -- Post what you are currently reading!
4. Do you like it so far? -- Yes
I'd personally do as Joe suggests

You might be right about that, Joe.


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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #10 on: February 21, 2010, 11:55:57 PM »
I'm reading "The Secret" not sure who it's by.  Some book that's suppose to give me the secret to find success in all aspects of my life beyond professional.  Not sure.  So far I get the feeling it's a bunch of BS and too superstitious/ metaphysical for my taste.
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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #11 on: February 22, 2010, 03:10:24 PM »
yeah don't read self-help books

i'll come up with a good book 4 u

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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #12 on: February 22, 2010, 09:55:39 PM »
I just bought a new book today, I think it was released last week. It's a business book written by the President of my school about finance and business. I'm looking forward to it, and then of course I'll be able to get him to sign it.
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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #13 on: March 04, 2010, 11:58:59 PM »
I just started reading Tropic of Cancer by Henry Miller. The cover is beautiful (naked woman) and so far I'm intrigued. It's a semi-autobiographical novel about an author's degenerate years in Paris, just the kind of subject matter that sparks my interest :P It also so happens to be a masterpiece of 20th century American literature.

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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #14 on: March 05, 2010, 03:37:24 PM »
"Organic Chemistry" by L.G. Wade, Jr.
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