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Old 06-01-07, 11:51 AM
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This is enjoyable so far, growing up as a kid I read all the books she wrote, famous five, secret seven etc.. so to get some insight into her is great.



Also finally getting into


Having finished this.

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Finished . . .



Just started, the best pure spy writer going right now . . .

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This week I read Emmanuel Carrere's "The Adversary: A True Story of Monstrous Deception" and Ryu Murakami's "In the Miso Soup." Both were okay but nowhere near their best work.
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Finished "A Handful of Dust" by Waugh, will be starting "The Sportswriter" by Richard Ford tonight.
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Old 06-04-07, 10:06 AM
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Playing catchup.

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The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
World War Z by Max Brooks
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Overlook was pretty average, but it was a 16 part serial in New York Times Magazine.

Not sure what to start next. But I still haven't finished Eric Idle's book so I may finish that next.
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Originally Posted by Sessa17
Just started, the best pure spy writer going right now . . .

I've heard great things about Cumming...I believe this is his 3rd book?...are they stand-alone's or a series?
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Just started Greywalker by Kat Richardson.
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Just finished:

Calculus for Cats - Kenn Amdahl,Jim Loats
Does a good job in explaining the ideas behind calculus in everyday language.

History of Pi - Petr Beckman
Odd book. Written in 1971 and goes on several diatribes against the Romans, the Nazis and the Soviets. Also has the attitude that people, for the most part, are stupid unless your name is Archimedes, Newton or Euler.

Little Endless - Jill Thompson
Dead Boy Detectives - Jill Thompson
Two brief Sandman related projects by Brief Lives artist.

Currently reading:

Silk - Caitlin R. Kiernan
e: The Story of a Number - Eli Maor

For the rest of the summer:

Threshold - Caitlin R. Kiernan
Little Girl Lost - Richard Aleas
Lisey's Story - Stephen King
Odd Thomas - Dean Kootz
Forever Odd - Dean Kootz
Mr. X - Peter Straub
Wicked - Gregory Maguire
Son of a Witch - Gregory Maguire
An Imaginary Tale: The Story of i (Sqrt -1) - Paul J. Nahin
Trigonometric Delights - Eli Maor
Chronicles Volume 1 - Bob Dylan
In Cold Blood - Truman Capote

(I may have overshot my reading capacity in my recent search for summer reading.)

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I'm reading "Youth in Revolt" by C.D. Payne. Again... at work.
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"On Chesil Beach" by Ian McEwan

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