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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
    Main Poster
    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
    Strategos
    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.