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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #855 on: December 23, 2011, 07:12:09 AM »
Everything in the library by Art Buchwald or Andy Rooney. It sure is great having a library again.
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #856 on: December 23, 2011, 07:55:14 AM »
At the moment, I'm listening to book on CD as I crochet. Bill Bryson wrote and is reading At Home. I'm thoroughly enjoying it. I've liked everything of his I've read.
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #857 on: December 23, 2011, 08:00:36 AM »
I read At Home a couple of months ago and loved it.
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #858 on: December 23, 2011, 08:06:43 AM »
First Thrills -- a shorts anthology from Lee Child. Mixed bag, there.

Der nasse Fisch by Volker Kutscher. (Trans: The Wet Fish). It's the first in a noir detective series set in 1929 Berlin. Having a hard time sticking with it, not sure why. I love the set up. There's action enough. Maybe the detective hasn't hooked me yet. Hm.. Will keep trying.
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #859 on: December 28, 2011, 08:53:40 PM »
I don't know what to read next.
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #860 on: December 28, 2011, 09:02:47 PM »
While Mortals Slept by Kurt Vonnegut. A short story collection published after his death.
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #861 on: December 28, 2011, 09:26:14 PM »
Don't you mean Bagombo Snuff Box and Other Stories?
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #862 on: December 28, 2011, 09:37:27 PM »
I read Bagombo... ages ago, but I picked up a copy at the library along with While Mortals Slept and a couple of his novels. I could've picked up more Vonnegut, but I am pacing myself.  :)
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #863 on: December 28, 2011, 09:50:07 PM »
Why?
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #864 on: December 28, 2011, 10:01:24 PM »
Vonnegut wrote 16 published books, and I don't want to blast through them in two weeks like I did the first time I read his works. (I could fail in this attempt at patience...)
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #865 on: December 28, 2011, 10:38:47 PM »
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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #866 on: December 29, 2011, 04:11:46 PM »
Still reading judas unchained  :D

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #867 on: December 29, 2011, 06:47:23 PM »
Just finished reading an old Gavin Lyall book, Blame the Dead. A good bedtime book in that I could put it down and pick it up again the next night.  Not a 'stay up all night to finish it' book, but thoroughly enjoyable.  I must track down a copy of Midnight Plus One, which I recall reading as a teenager.

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #868 on: December 30, 2011, 05:10:19 AM »
A Crown of Swords, Book Seven of the Wheel of Times, by Robert Jordan. I'm only at page 146 yet, so I've got some 600 more to go. I've got book nine, but not book eight, so I'd better get looking for it. Maybe I'll ask my sister if I can borrow her copy.   :)

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Re: What are you reading?
« Reply #869 on: December 30, 2011, 12:33:38 PM »
There's a new Bernard Cornwell book out. I may pick that up this week.
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