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Re: What are you currently reading?

'Air Babylon' by Imogen Edwards-Jones & Anonymous.

It gives an exposure of life that goes on airports and in the air on planes. It explains that some jobs which look so flashy from far are not as good in real.

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Old 28.03.2013, 13:26
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Re: What are you currently reading?

Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

Now that's a smart man.

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Old 28.03.2013, 16:54
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Now that's a smart man.

Is it working? I have that book but haven't read it yet...will it make me a better thinker?
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Old 28.03.2013, 17:49
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Re: What are you currently reading?

Last days of the Reich - James Lucas

Excellent read.
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Re: What are you currently reading?

A french book written by Anne Givaudan : la rupture de contrat (breach of contract)

Just before, I read an old book from Raymond Moody.

Always about subjects I find being important.
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Old 09.04.2013, 11:23
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I don't know if there's another thread like this, I tried to find one but no luck. Seems simple enough.

So what are you currently reading?

I'm reading through World War Z by Max Brooks for a second time. Absolutely brilliant. Just ordered two more copies for my brother and my dad. Once I'm done I'm probably going to continue Carol Berg's Rai-kirah trilogy. I'm stopped on part 2 a week ago.
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Hello, I'm reading stories by Hector Hugh Munro, just for a change, because I have to read lots of books on linguistics at the same time.
I give you the link to the website - http://www.americanliterature.com/au...-books-stories
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Old 09.04.2013, 11:38
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The Real Iron Lady - Gillian Shephard

Quite apt given the circumstances.
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Old 09.04.2013, 11:42
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Re: What are you currently reading?

Currenty reading The Virginian by Owen Wister, who created the formula Western as we know it today. It's a great book, entertaining and filled with wonderful prose. It's also a light read.
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The Party, about the secret world of China's communist rulers.

Richard McGregor - a must read.
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Just finished The Beach, now reading A Clockwork Orange. Best book I've ever read. <3
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Old 19.05.2013, 09:59
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Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

Now that's a smart man.

I just got that book from my brothers, the title made me laugh, considering how we always rip on one another with my bros, but can't wait to read it.
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Old 19.05.2013, 11:56
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Re: What are you currently reading?

The new DAN BROWN.

Just over half way through. A good thriller, fast moving, but a very frightening idea behind the book!

Recommend to all

Enjoy the long weekend all

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Old 19.05.2013, 22:28
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Re: What are you currently reading?

Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel, about the rise and fall of Thomas Cromwell at the same time as the rise and fall of Anne Boleyn. Fascinating!

Ready to read "Bring up the bodies", the continuation of the above. Her other novel "A place of greater safety" about the French Revolution is then next. After that, I must change author!
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Old 20.05.2013, 16:35
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Re: What are you currently reading?

You must go and visit the Karl May museum in Dresden and watch the crazy film "Der Schuh des Manitus", full of comic references to Karl May's Winnetou".

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'Winnetou' by Karl May.

It is not actually very good, surprisingly homoerotic in places, and obviously taps into a vein of wish fulfilment in German culture. Also I am extremely proud to be reading it in German and am improving my vocabulary with useful words like 'schleichen' and 'Marterpfahl'.
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Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel, about the rise and fall of Thomas Cromwell at the same time as the rise and fall of Anne Boleyn. Fascinating!

Ready to read "Bring up the bodies", the continuation of the above. Her other novel "A place of greater safety" about the French Revolution is then next. After that, I must change author!
I've read both, and thoroughly enjoyed them. Brilliant.

I'm actually quite a fan of historical novels, and I'm going through all Sharon Penman's books. I finished her Welsh trilogy, and I'm now going through her four books about Henry II and Alienor of Aquitaine. Extremely well researched and fun to read.

And in the middle of that, I read Back to Blood, the new Tom Wolfe. Loved it too, highly recommended!
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Old 25.05.2013, 10:46
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Re: What are you currently reading?

Just finished 'Gulp:Adventures on the Alimentary Canal' by Mary Roach. An entertaining trip from mouth to, well, the end of the line. Very funny, not too gross, and educational.

Also just re-read Gatsby...
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Old 25.05.2013, 11:39
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Re: What are you currently reading?

Well since I have EF website open this post is what I am reading
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Re: What are you currently reading?

A book that impressed me a lot recently was "Still Alice" by Lisa Genova. Very well written, about a University professor who is dagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's. Left me deeply touched. Found it by chance, the book got incredibly good reviews.
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I'm reading "What to expect when you are expecting" .... LOL, no guessing it's about pregnancy. Overall not a bad reference, difficult to read from start to finish and a bit American based
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Re: What are you currently reading?

On the final chapter of "Breakfast of Champions". Not sure what to think of this book - it is quite a different writing style than I am used to. Although refreshing to read something different, I do not see myself reading a lot of these kind of books
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