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Re: What are you currently reading?

City of Thieves, Snowcrash, and some Sunday funnies a good friend mailed from the States.
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Old 28.06.2011, 14:46
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Solar -by Ian McEwan

It's really funny and serious in the same time, I still have 30 pages left can't wait to get to the end!!
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Old 28.06.2011, 18:22
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It's really funny and serious in the same time, I still have 30 pages left can't wait to get to the end!!
Ah, I'm half-way through Saturday by McEwan and was wondering what I should plan on next. Thanks!
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Old 28.06.2011, 20:04
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The Art of What Works: How Success Really Happens by William Duggan. Very American, but well worth reading.
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Old 28.06.2011, 22:06
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Jo Nesbo, a Norwegian crime novelist! Top notch. If you read Stieg Larsen you gotta try this one too. Go Scandinavia!
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Old 28.06.2011, 22:36
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Ah, I'm half-way through Saturday by McEwan and was wondering what I should plan on next. Thanks!
Glad I could help

It's the first time I read a book by McEwan, but I think a made a good choice, I really like the way he writes so I will definitely try his previous books.
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Jo Nesbo, a Norwegian crime novelist! Top notch. If you read Stieg Larsen you gotta try this one too. Go Scandinavia!

I love Larsson!!! I carried his book with me all the time! I remember that I finished the second part of the trilogy sometime before midnight, and as I had to go to work in the morning I decided to get some sleep. But I was so curious about what would happen to Lisbeth that I woke up several times during the night checking the time And then finally came morning and the story continued!

Such a pitty he died Will I ever find someone as good as him?

P.S. Will sure try this Jo Nesbo, if you say he is like Larsson
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Old 29.06.2011, 06:34
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reading two books now, the first is Forbidden Archaeology by Collin Wilson (just the stuff I like like the Sphinx is more ancient that archaeologists believe. )

Second book is the law of attraction. Don't need to write about it.
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Old 29.06.2011, 09:33
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After finishing the whole Roma/ Sub Rosa series, I grabbed the next book on the pile (husband buys me books in piles for X-Mas, since he knows I eat them for breakfast).

Started World Without End, by Ken Follett, today. Seems nice enough! Nothing like some bloody, gory medieval violence to start the day with a smile
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The Golden Notebook by Doris Lessing. It's very unusual but I think it's brilliant. it has the most extraordinary structure.

I read The Grass is Singing some year ago, so I'm excited to get through the Lessing collection.
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Old 01.07.2011, 17:46
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Recently read the two other books of the Hyperion Cantos series by Dan Simmons: Endymion and The Rise of Endymion. Amazing and heart-touching, too bad a movie is coming soon that'll murder them
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Old 01.07.2011, 18:19
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The Golden Notebook by Doris Lessing. It's very unusual but I think it's brilliant. it has the most extraordinary structure.

I read The Grass is Singing some year ago, so I'm excited to get through the Lessing collection.
I loved The Grass is Singing' but thought 'The Golden Notebook' totally boring.
I'm very much enjoying 'Gillespie and I' by Jane Harris, which I'm halfway through.
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Old 01.07.2011, 18:46
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Currently reading "Quantum Questions: Mystical Writings of the World's Greatest Physicists."

But when I really feel like torturing myself, I continue to try to wrap my neurons around Richard Feynman's "QED: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter."

Think maybe I should dig into some fiction for a while...
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Old 01.07.2011, 21:53
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Currently reading "Quantum Questions: Mystical Writings of the World's Greatest Physicists."

But when I really feel like torturing myself, I continue to try to wrap my neurons around Richard Feynman's "QED: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter."

Think maybe I should dig into some fiction for a while...
Light reading, obviously:
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Old 01.07.2011, 22:16
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I love Larsson!!! I carried his book with me all the time! I remember that I finished the second part of the trilogy sometime before midnight, and as I had to go to work in the morning I decided to get some sleep. But I was so curious about what would happen to Lisbeth that I woke up several times during the night checking the time And then finally came morning and the story continued!

Such a pitty he died Will I ever find someone as good as him?

P.S. Will sure try this Jo Nesbo, if you say he is like Larsson

Totally agree - ive read all Jo Nesbo books now too and they are FAB!

Currently reading 'The Sword and the Drageon' 1st in the Wardsteon Series, by M. R. Mathias
Kind of like Lord of the rings but not as difficult to follow and not as big a book - but I cant put it down Have the 2nd one ready and waiting to start!
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Old 03.07.2011, 15:01
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You're exactly like my husband. That's why I read light fiction. Currently "Too much happiness" from Alice Munro. The queen of short stories.



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But when I really feel like torturing myself, I continue to try to wrap my neurons around Richard Feynman's "QED: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter."

Think maybe I should dig into some fiction for a while...
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This evenings kids story book:

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Old 08.07.2011, 19:39
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Wikipedia reference-linkThe Go-Between by L.P Hartley
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Old 08.07.2011, 19:54
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22 Britannia Road, by Amanda Hodgkinson.
Very impressive and comparisons to Sophie's Choice are apt.
Heads-up, bookclubbers - she's going be reading/signing in Orell FŘssli, ZŘrich Friday 30 September.
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Old 08.07.2011, 20:01
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