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  1. Standard member Bosse de Nage
    Zellulärer Automat
    19 Jun '09 09:47
    Threads move slowly in this forum; slowly enough for such a one, perhaps.

    Fernando Pessoa: The Education of the Stoic: The Only Manuscript of the Baron of Teive.
  2. 19 Jun '09 10:38
    the road to Wigan pier - George Orwell
  3. Donation rwingett
    Ming the Merciless
    19 Jun '09 10:39
    Governing The Firm: Workers' Control In Theory And Practice, by Gregory K. Dow, 2003
  4. 19 Jun '09 16:04
    Villa and Zapata: A Biography of the Mexican Revolution
    by F.J. McLynn
  5. Subscriber FMF
    a.k.a. John W Booth
    19 Jun '09 16:20
    Re-reading The Negative Dialectics of Poodle Play by Ben Watson. Part scintillating, part utterly preposterous tome on the life and works of Frank Zappa.
  6. 20 Jun '09 07:53
    John Updike - My Fathers Tears
  7. Standard member DrKF
    incipit parodia
    20 Jun '09 09:28
    Non-fiction: Ivan Illich Limits to Medicine: Medical nemesis

    Fiction: Kazuo Ishiguro The Unconsoled

    I am hoping to wait for my summer holiday to read Alex Ross The Rest is Noise but think I will probably get to it before then...
  8. Standard member Cimon
    20 Jun '09 09:39
    Karen Blixen: Anecdotes of Destiny
  9. 20 Jun '09 10:34
    I was reading Jack London - Call of the wild until I lost my bag with the book in it after too many beers last night

    Next up is The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood.
  10. Standard member Palynka
    Upward Spiral
    20 Jun '09 14:07
    Cryptonomicon - Neal Stephenson

    Just started it.
  11. Standard member ChronicLeaky
    Don't Fear Me
    21 Jun '09 07:44
    Originally posted by Palynka
    Cryptonomicon - Neal Stephenson

    Just started it.
    This is an important book. Let me know what you think of it.
  12. 21 Jun '09 16:24
    Just finished American Gods by Neil Gaiman.
  13. 21 Jun '09 21:44
    The Iron Tracks - Aharon Appelfeld
  14. 21 Jun '09 22:47
    Originally posted by Mimor
    Just finished American Gods by Neil Gaiman.
    I liked that one.
  15. 22 Jun '09 00:01
    Originally posted by cheshirecatstevens
    I liked that one.
    Excellent book, I thought. Definitely worth a re-read.