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Old 04-16-2011, 05:21 PM   #1561
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The Fifth Witness by Michael Connelly - 8.5/10

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Old 04-18-2011, 11:02 AM   #1562
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An Imaginary Life by David Malouf- 7.5/10



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Old 04-19-2011, 03:51 AM   #1563
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Just finished Clockers by Richard Price. Wow insanely good book, one of the most epic stories i've ever read. 600 pages of awesomeness.

Now reading another novel by Richard Price:

check out lush life afterwards!
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Old 04-19-2011, 07:28 AM   #1564
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Just finished a short novel by murakami. Sputnik Sweetheart. A page turner as always, never a dull moment.
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Old 04-19-2011, 11:04 PM   #1565
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Old 04-23-2011, 02:02 PM   #1566
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Finished Samaritan it was great.

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Gonna read Lush Life next.
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Old 04-23-2011, 07:54 PM   #1567
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The World House by Guy Adams - 6/10

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Old 04-23-2011, 08:24 PM   #1568
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Havana Nocturne.

I'm about a hundred pages in and I'm really digging it. He's not the best narrative writer. I read his Paddy Whacked too, and felt that was a bit dry in spots too. But it's loaded with info. The guy really does his research.
And this hits on a bunch of topics that interest me. Cuba. That era of the mafia. The political connections. That era of casino houses. It so far gives you a pretty nice short history on a number of topics.

And oddly, this is a topic that I have a cursory knowledge of, but I'm still pretty well gripped by it. It's pretty much the true story or The Godfather II. And if you watched Boardwalk Empire, this gives you something of an accurate historical bridge connecting true story inspiration of that to the inspired by true events parts of The Godfather II.
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Old 04-23-2011, 08:26 PM   #1569
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I'm about 30 pages into CS Lewis' The Great Divorce.
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Old 04-23-2011, 11:54 PM   #1570
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I'm reading The Coming of Age Mississippi or something for my college class.
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Old 04-24-2011, 12:02 AM   #1571
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Really makes you worry about the future of human race.
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Old 04-25-2011, 07:39 PM   #1572
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Creative and interesting book that contains the little bits of wisdom I always enjoy from Lewis. He's got a gift for communicating his observations simply and honestly to make them feel obvious and unbelievable that they weren't already common though in your mind.
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Old 04-25-2011, 07:56 PM   #1573
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Old 04-25-2011, 08:34 PM   #1574
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Finished "The Beach" by Alex Garland. Brilliant book!

Starting this sometime over the weekend.



"On the Road" by Jack Kerouac.
The beach is one of my favourite books ever, always reread it once every few years. I've had one the road on my desk with a bunch of other books for a few months now, will get there eventually.
Let us know how it goes.
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Old 04-25-2011, 09:15 PM   #1575
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Bout to read this:



It will be the first I've read from Frued other than some small exerpts so we'll see how it goes.
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