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Old 09-11-2014, 03:03 AM   #2806
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I finally decided to read Gone Girl. It's pretty solid and enjoyable. Definitely a page turning thriller. Interested to see the film and how they adapted it.

Before Gone Girl, I read All The Pretty Horses - which is definitely Cormac McCarthy's best stuff, IMO. I also read Child Of God - which is McCarthy's darkest stuff (and that's saying something).

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Old 09-11-2014, 03:40 AM   #2807
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Old 09-11-2014, 09:45 AM   #2808
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Forgot to respond but thanks for the detailed recs Thorpe. I'm going to try to get my hands on a copy of Most Evil soon because that one sounds really interesting.
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Old 09-11-2014, 09:57 AM   #2809
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I'm stuck not being able to read at the moment.. Reading like a chapter a day of 5 different books..

Eleven Rings by Phil Jackson
Reapers Gale by Steven Erikson
White Sand by Brandon Sanderson
Salvation by ACS
Hard Boiled Wonderland and The End of The World by Haruki Murakami
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Old 09-12-2014, 02:29 PM   #2810
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I finally decided to read Gone Girl. It's pretty solid and enjoyable. Definitely a page turning thriller. Interested to see the film and how they adapted it.

Before Gone Girl, I read All The Pretty Horses - which is definitely Cormac McCarthy's best stuff, IMO. I also read Child Of God - which is McCarthy's darkest stuff (and that's saying something).
Finished Gone Girl - the first half was really great. I didn't really care for the second half and how the mystery unfolded and the ending was just downright silly.

Main point - both lead characters were awful human beings. But still, the way it ended was ridiculous.

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Old 09-12-2014, 02:35 PM   #2811
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Old 09-13-2014, 02:26 AM   #2812
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still reading the game of thrones and starting on

have always been curious about this book because of it controversies, just started though no comments so far
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Old 09-14-2014, 11:20 PM   #2813
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Currently slowly reading Beyond Good and Evil: Prelude to a Philosophy of the Future by philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche.
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Old 09-14-2014, 11:29 PM   #2814
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Old 09-14-2014, 11:33 PM   #2815
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Old 09-14-2014, 11:48 PM   #2816
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Old 09-15-2014, 12:15 AM   #2817
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Giving Murakami another with Kafka on the Shore.

1Q84 was ok but way too long with one of the "books" being almost completely unnecessary.
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Old 09-15-2014, 03:29 PM   #2818
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poetry and a buddhist / psychology books on ye olde crapper, various articles on tablet, GIF and pic threads on the net...







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Old 09-15-2014, 03:33 PM   #2819
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Still struggling to finish A Clash of Kings
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Old 09-15-2014, 09:52 PM   #2820
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Good-ass read. Its about a female professor who invited a small circle of women students to her home to read and discuss books that the Iranian clerical regime has banned for a myriad of stupid reasons. The central theme of the book is one of post-Revolutionary Iran's most present themes: the loss of Iranian identity in the face of the rise of political Islam. Iranian writers that I've read are truly brilliant at capturing and balancing the anger at Iranian authorities with the really sad longing for a better, more Iranian time of life.

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