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What Book Have You Read Recently?

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    Good book, available free on Amazon Prime.

    I read that book when I was 11 years old, my Dad bought it upon release. Heady stuff for a kid, but that’s history for you.
     
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    If you've ever wondered about " How did we get this way? " Or "everything has gone to hell now".... then think again. Todays America has been yesterdays also.

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    Awesome book , that brings a new perspective....


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    My wife is reading this.... I'll get it when she is done.
     
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    A Jack Reacher novel: "The Affair".

    A quieter book than normal. Reacher's not banging heads page after page...just two thugs that needed it, and about halfway through the book.

    Reads like a typical mystery genre...Child does keep you guessing, which keeps ya thinking, and reading. Even the title has me guessing at this point.

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    Chris, do you read by the POUND?:D

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    Just read 10 pages a day. You will make it.
     
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    Stendhal....Memoires of a Tourist.
     
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    Moved on to this one last week:

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    No doubt a fascinating read, but we probably shouldn't be reviewing it here.
     
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    It's a book from my local public library. I wasn't reviewing it, just saying I'm reading it!

    Would you have the same comments had I said I was reading this book?:

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    Neeli Cherkovski

    "Hank - The Life Of Charles Bukowski"

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    No, I would actually like to discuss either subject, but unfortunately forum rules prohibit such discussion. Sorry, "review" was a poor choice of words.
     
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    After seeing bits and pieces of the movie "Matilda", I´m reading the book now and enjoying it.
     
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    The Phantom Flotilla by Peter Shankland.
     

     

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    "The Winds of War" and "War and Remembrance" by Herman Wouk.

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    Tales of Peter Rabbit...Beatrice Potter
     
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    Daisetz T. Suzuki

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    I re-read Camus' The Stranger on my way back from Hawaii. Had the protagonist not been such an over-thinking existentialist (bordering on nihilism), he might have enjoyed his life a bit more and perhaps avoided killing the Arab stranger. An unintentional argument against existentialism.
     

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