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Re: Whatcha reading???

Postby ChickenSoup » Mon Jul 01, 2013 12:34 am

How to Read Lit Like a Prof is one I've been wanting to get to for a while. My sister pcked it up and said it vastly improved her experience in English classes.
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Re: Whatcha reading???

Postby ArchAngel » Mon Jul 01, 2013 1:17 am

I just started, but I'm impressed by it. He does a great job explaining patterns in literature and helping developing the lit eye. It's not such a drudging read, so if you're interesting on getting more from the books you read, I do recommend it.
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Re: Whatcha reading???

Postby Orodrist » Mon Jul 01, 2013 10:46 am

Science nerds have to read books to teach them to read books...dang.
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Re: Whatcha reading???

Postby ArchAngel » Mon Jul 01, 2013 5:48 pm

This isn't even my final form...
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Re: Whatcha reading???

Postby TripExistence » Mon Jul 01, 2013 10:24 pm

I'm reading Cormac McCarthy's Blood Meridian but in the midst of that I had to take a break and read Chuck Palahniuk's Diary.

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Re: Whatcha reading???

Postby IronMcFly » Fri Jul 05, 2013 5:08 pm

I'm not so much reading ATM as I have been writing.
Writing about myself in these 15 plus forum posts.
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I regularly read, or really re-read:
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Alcoholics Anonymous (aka the AA Big Book)

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Re: Whatcha reading???

Postby TripExistence » Fri Jul 12, 2013 3:35 pm

In the midst of finishing Blood Meridian, I also read and finished the Benjamin Alire Saenz novel Names on a Map and started reading The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven by Sherman Alexie.

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Re: Whatcha reading???

Postby Chozon1 » Sat Jul 13, 2013 4:28 am

I admire Sherman Alexie, but aside from some article he wrote, I've not read anything he wrote...saw Smoke Signals though.

/only semi intelligent thing I'll say this week

I'm reading The Restorer, which has been very poignant.
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Re: Whatcha reading???

Postby LegoFan560 » Mon Jul 15, 2013 10:19 am

Just finished "Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!". He was an amazing guy.
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Re: Whatcha reading???

Postby TripExistence » Wed Jul 17, 2013 9:08 am

I admire Sherman Alexie, but aside from some article he wrote, I've not read anything he wrote...saw Smoke Signals though.

/only semi intelligent thing I'll say this week
haha, I'm starting to become a big fan of his. I've read a view random short stories, read one of his novels not too long ago, and now I'm really enjoying the collection of short stories that I'm reading now.

I'm nearly done with The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven and I think I'll be moving on to Cormac McCarthy's No Country for Old Men.

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Re: Whatcha reading???

Postby thelegend2004 » Fri Jul 19, 2013 7:09 pm

Simple Church. A book about a church model that uses sermon based small groups to disciple its members, It is really good.

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Re: Whatcha reading???

Postby Chozon1 » Sat Jul 20, 2013 4:32 am

Crosswind, by Steve Rzasa.

I pretty much lurve this book. O_O Steve Rzasa is one of my favorite authors, and there's just not a lot wrong with Steampunk western.

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Re: Whatcha reading???

Postby ChickenSoup » Sun Jul 21, 2013 8:32 pm

The Silmarillion



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Re: Whatcha reading???

Postby TripExistence » Wed Jul 24, 2013 9:35 am

Well I finished both The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven and No Country for Old Men so now I think I'm finally going to read Life of Pi.

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Re: Whatcha reading???

Postby ArchAngel » Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:14 pm

The Silmarillion



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