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Old 09-19-08, 08:26 AM
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Which books have you read multiple times?

I've only read 2 books multiple times. I read Catcher In The Rye twice, and now I'm reading The Giver for the third time. I want to re-read The Sound And The Fury.
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Old 09-19-08, 09:40 AM
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Election, Tom Perrotta

I actually think that's the only novel that I've read more than once.
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Aside from "The Far Side" and "Bloom County" collections, Catcher in the Rye, A Farewell to Arms, Holidays on Ice (David Sedaris), Parliament of Whores (P.J. O'Rourke)

I've listened to a couple of David Sedaris' books on CD multiple times.
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Old 09-19-08, 10:10 AM
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I've read The Hobbit numerous times. It was the first book I fell in love with as a kid.

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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Kurt Vonnegut's pre 1975 books. Water Music by T.C. Boyle. All of Raymond Chandler and Ross MacDonald. John D. MacDonald's Travis McGee books.
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Old 09-19-08, 06:54 PM
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John Berendt's Midnight In the Garden of Good & Evil, Wuthering Heights, and Marion Zimmer Bradley's The Mists of Avalon.
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Old 09-20-08, 10:31 AM
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The Phantom Tollbooth and Catcher in the Rye
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Old 09-20-08, 11:28 AM
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Stranger in a Strange Land
Youth in Revolt
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Phantom Tollbooth (once with my boy, so sharing with him is a little different from just rereading it on my own)
D'auliare's Greek Myths
Probably a couple more Heinlein or Asimov books.
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Old 09-20-08, 04:06 PM
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Aside from the books I teach, the only ones I've read multiple times are The Road, Blackhawk Down, Be True to Your School, and The Princess Bride.
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Old 09-20-08, 08:56 PM
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0 but I want to go back and read The Jungle again.
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All 7 Harry Potter Books at least twice
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Old 09-20-08, 09:19 PM
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Wheel of Time series around 8 or 9 times
Ender's Game roughly 20 times
Belgariad and Mallorean roughly 10 times
Riftwar, Riftwar Legacy, Serpentwar, and the series with Talon in it roughly 4 or 5 times

Whole lot of others once or twice.
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Old 09-21-08, 12:04 AM
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Wheel of Time series around 8 or 9 times
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Old 09-21-08, 04:22 AM
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Any Nabokov book needs to be read 12 times.
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Old 09-21-08, 05:17 AM
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I've probably read Neuromancer seven or eight times.
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Old 09-21-08, 05:51 AM
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Originally Posted by Gilgamesh1082 View Post
Wheel of Time series around 8 or 9 times
Ender's Game roughly 20 times
Belgariad and Mallorean roughly 10 times
Riftwar, Riftwar Legacy, Serpentwar, and the series with Talon in it roughly 4 or 5 times

Whole lot of others once or twice.
You win. Thread closed.

P.S. just kidding That's a lot of reading, though.

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Old 09-21-08, 01:23 PM
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Pride and Prejudice is pretty much the only book I can think of having read several times due to my own choice (I'm assuming you mean novels--I've read several poetry books over and over). I've reread some books for classes, and other books aloud to my kids, but I'm not counting those.
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Old 09-22-08, 02:26 AM
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Lots, I read pretty quick.

Right now, I'm re-reading the Earth's Children series for about the fifth time.
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Golden Torc and Intervention series by Julian May. Love those
Dune
LOTR & Hobbit
The Stand - Stephen King
Atlas Shrugged - Ayn Rand
Sonja Blue series - Nancy Collins

All twice, I'm sure there are others.
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LOTR/Hobbit
most Crichton books
a bunch of horror encyclopedias
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Old 09-22-08, 12:10 PM
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I can't think of any book since I was little that I've re-read. Back in the day I read my Judy Blume's over and over, but there are too many new books I want read for me to revisit any now.

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Old 09-22-08, 02:15 PM
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Dune series (I think I've gone 3 or 4 with those)
Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy series (5 or 6 times)
Salem's Lot and The Stand (Stephen King)
1984
Catch-22
A Clockwork Orange
Ender's Game

I'm sure there are others, but none are leaping to mind right now.
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Lots, I read pretty quick.

Right now, I'm re-reading the Earth's Children series for about the fifth time.
I get as far as the third book and then stop re-reading.
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Old 09-22-08, 07:55 PM
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John Christopher - The Tripods (many times)
Pausewang - The Last Children of Schewenborn (three or four times)
Harry Potter Series (twice)
Stephen King -The Stand (twice)
Stephen King - Dark Tower I through IV (twice)
Tolkien - The Hobbit/The Lord of the Rings (twice)

There are several nonfiction books I have read partially or completely several times.
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Old 09-29-08, 01:43 PM
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I usually read The Count Of Monte Cristo once a year or every other year.
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