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Old 07-23-2010, 07:41 AM   #961
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I dont think Ive picked up a novel in two weeks.. caught up watching The Wire..


Nothing wrong with that.
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Old 07-25-2010, 12:12 PM   #962
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Nothing wrong with that.
Im currently 3 episodes away from finishing Season 4. Im quite sure that it wont take me too long to finish season 5 as well..

Then I may get some time to read a bit more..
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Old 07-25-2010, 12:18 PM   #963
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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - 8/10

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Old 08-09-2010, 12:02 AM   #964
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i need to pick up another book soon, before i get into the grind of college
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Old 08-09-2010, 12:05 AM   #965
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I just read all of The Lovely Bones in one day. Great book. It drags on a little but in a good way. It explains what happens to the characters.

I felt like the first 270 or so pages were the main story and the last 100 were explaining what happens after the main story. Which I like because I hate reading a book and having questions as to what happens next to the characters. Its a good book.
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Old 08-09-2010, 12:07 AM   #966
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i need to pick up another book soon, before i get into the grind of college
I would never have found this completely hilarious until I graduated college and realized what I called a "grind" during my four years of school is dramatically different than the real world "grind."
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Old 08-09-2010, 12:12 AM   #967
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I really like this book. Has anyone ever read any of the other Billy Chaka stories? Are they all pretty good?
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Old 08-09-2010, 12:20 AM   #968
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Just started it as bathroom material, pretty good but only finished the first chapter
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Old 08-09-2010, 05:51 AM   #969
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I would never have found this completely hilarious until I graduated college and realized what I called a "grind" during my four years of school is dramatically different than the real world "grind."

yeah, i feel you, but the college grind really did hurt my ability to appreciate reading material of my own choosing, since the work part of college is essentially all reading, with the occasional shake-up of writing.


and i'm reading national geographic's october 1986 "soviets in space" issue. amazing how much of their resources the soviet union devoted to space exploration compared to their relative lack of resources to the united states.

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Old 08-09-2010, 11:33 AM   #970
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Well, I was reading bill simmons book of bball. Pretty entertaining, especially the footnotes, but I grew tired of all the rankings and lists, since I see all that as a waste of time.

My current shitter book is Dr. Tatiana's Sex Advice to all Creation, which I am re-reading. Very entertaining writing style and a ton of interesting reproductive biology presented.



I have also started reading a newer book, Pandora's Seed, by spencer wells, a renowned geneticist.
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Old 08-09-2010, 11:38 AM   #971
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Just started it as bathroom material, pretty good but only finished the first chapter
I have this book. Read it a couple years ago so a lot of it has left my mind, but I remember it being an interesting read especially when he starts training at Fairtex.



Gonna start this 900+ page bad boy today. Anyone read it before?
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Old 08-09-2010, 12:29 PM   #972
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Just finished...



Just started..

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Old 08-09-2010, 12:33 PM   #973
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Currently reading Book of Basketball, well, I'm trying to get through the rest of it. After so long of reading lists, I get bored. I'm probably about 2/3rds of the way through and I'm getting bored of it. I might come back to it at a later date, but I've had enough of it right now.

I might go back and either re-read my Dennis Rodman books, my Pete Maravich book or start something new, but I'm not too sure on what to read.
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Old 08-09-2010, 12:54 PM   #974
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Just started..


How was the kite runner? I heard it was brutal.
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Old 08-29-2010, 11:44 AM   #975
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Very interesting book. It was pretty amazing to see the drastic changes that he made during certain points in his life. It's kind of a shame he was held back in ignorance by his belief in Elijah Muhammed. He was a great symbol for the improvement of the African-American community but I feel like he would have been able to be even better if he had made his pilgrimage to Mecca earlier. Also, some parts of the book seem slightly fabricated. For example, when he played Russian roulette with himself to prove to his robbery gang that he wasn't afraid to die.

Almost done with:



Decided to reread it. I'm an enormous fan of JD Salinger and really wish more of his work had been published. Holden Claufield is such a great portrayal of the workings of a teenage mind. Parts of the book are pretty humorous too.
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