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Old 10-22-2012, 10:49 PM   #2476
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When is the ISH book club discussion of American Gods supposed to happen? I still have about 90 pages to go.
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Old 10-22-2012, 11:06 PM   #2477
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Finished American Gods the other day. AMAZING book. I really, really loved it. 10/10

one of my favorites
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Old 10-23-2012, 12:06 AM   #2478
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Seemed like it would help me in my future teaching career somewhat.
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Old 10-23-2012, 12:36 AM   #2479
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When is the ISH book club discussion of American Gods supposed to happen? I still have about 90 pages to go.
I believe it takes place on the 28th of October.
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Old 10-23-2012, 01:04 AM   #2480
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this is another neil gaiman book that i really liked

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Old 10-23-2012, 01:06 AM   #2481
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Seemed like it would help me in my future teaching career somewhat.
Japanese author, probably has IQ of 180+. Probably some brilliant stuff you're reading.
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Old 10-23-2012, 01:18 AM   #2482
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this is another neil gaiman book that i really liked

I hope to read that as well as the Anasi Boys sometime soon..
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Old 10-23-2012, 02:01 AM   #2483
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I hope to read that as well as the Anasi Boys sometime soon..

anansi boys is fun but it feels like a slightly lesser version of american gods

i have read another gaiman novel, 'neverwhere'..it's like alice in wonderland for grown men
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Old 10-23-2012, 12:02 PM   #2484
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anansi boys is fun but it feels like a slightly lesser version of american gods

i have read another gaiman novel, 'neverwhere'..it's like alice in wonderland for grown men
Yeah American Gods have basically gotten me intrigued in Gaimans works. I wouldnt mind an A.G. knock off lol.. I liked it so much that Ill take anything that even remotely resembles it, as long as I get Gaiman's narrative style behind it.

I was wondering about Neverwhere and Stardust.. Im hoping if I get to read them, that they arent too kiddy in their content.
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Old 10-30-2012, 10:15 PM   #2485
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People need to get their asses into the American Gods discussion thread on goodreads. I'd like this to turn into a nice little book club.
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Old 10-30-2012, 11:02 PM   #2486
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Currently reading Power Rules by Leslie H. Gelb on how to effectively utilize American power in foreign policy. Great book so far, pertains to my major.

I've recently had a random inspiration to read lots of books including many classics...but don't have time as of now because of school. Will commit during winter break!
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Old 10-30-2012, 11:04 PM   #2487
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Yeah American Gods have basically gotten me intrigued in Gaimans works. I wouldnt mind an A.G. knock off lol.. I liked it so much that Ill take anything that even remotely resembles it, as long as I get Gaiman's narrative style behind it.

not a knock-off per se, but AG is way better ;p

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I was wondering about Neverwhere and Stardust.. Im hoping if I get to read them, that they arent too kiddy in their content.

oh i can assure you neverwhere is not kiddy
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Old 10-30-2012, 11:09 PM   #2488
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It's for my class, but it really is a fascinating read. I have always been interested in China, and interested in how we perceive and interact with them.
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Old 11-05-2012, 02:13 AM   #2489
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It's for my class, but it really is a fascinating read. I have always been interested in China, and interested in how we perceive and interact with them.

Yeah, they've been an interest for me too. So misunderstood in our country imo.

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Old 11-05-2012, 02:16 AM   #2490
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Yeah, they've been an interest for me too. So misunderstood in our country imo.

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