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Old 03-26-2012, 12:52 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Favorite book of all time - Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams. Fucking brilliantly written.

Right now I'm reading "Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void by Mary Roach. I recommend anything by her. She writes great non fiction books about odd topics, like what happens to a body after it's donated to science.
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Old 03-26-2012, 01:55 AM   #12 (permalink)
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She writes great non fiction books about odd topics, like what happens to a body after it's donated to science.
Really got into that book. Made a legitimate case for allowing others to benefit from your body after you leave this world.
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Old 03-26-2012, 09:00 PM   #13 (permalink)
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I always have a book on the go, I love Stephen king and I'm reading his most recent one about JFK.

I recommend any short story by Stephen king, they are excellent (monkey shines is a collection I am dying to reread.)

a few of my favourites non Stephen king, he's not everything hehe:

The life of pi
Gone with the wind
The hobbit
The long walk
Anything by Isabelle Allende but particularly house oh the spirits
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I read Life of Pi on a cruise. That was a strange time to read that book.
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Old 03-29-2012, 01:15 PM   #15 (permalink)
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The Civil War: A Narrative
Winston Churchill's books on WW2
Theodore Ayrault Dodge's book on Hannibal
The Master and Commander series

I THINK YOU GET THE IDEA
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I read Life of Pi on a cruise. That was a strange time to read that book.
Oh, I hear you buddy.

I once watched Deliverance while getting raped by a hillbilly.
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Old 03-29-2012, 04:10 PM   #17 (permalink)
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I once watched Deliverance while getting raped by a hillbilly.
Yeah, I was playing WoW one time and a troll came by and ripped my head off. That kinda sucked cause we were in the middle of a big dungeon and I went LD. They were PISSED!
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Old 03-29-2012, 04:40 PM   #18 (permalink)
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You mean Southern-American.
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Old 04-01-2012, 02:29 PM   #19 (permalink)
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My favourite book is the notebooks of Lichtenberg, to quote the man himself "a man that owns two pairs of pants sells one to buy this book"
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Old 04-02-2012, 12:59 AM   #20 (permalink)
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I read Dune by Frank Herbert last year. They say its the greatest science fiction book of all time and yeah, it is amazing. Just looking to kill time I bought the next 2 books after it for 6 bucks. i'm tearing though Dune Messiah right now. Dune was about 900 pages and the sequels are much shorter. Dune had to explain everything about the world and the technology and the history of the universe and various cultures. Where as the sequel just jumps right in to nothing but plot, if they are all like this (there are easily a dozen Dune books, the authors son took over for him after he died) I can imagine that they would be incomprehensible to someone who didn't read the original.
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