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arn
Jan 27th, 2002, 12:00 AM
I'm reading 2 books at the same time.

*Portret in Sepia (Retrato en Sepia) by Isabel Allende
*La Vie Sexuel de Catherine M. by Catherine Millet

per4ever
Jan 27th, 2002, 12:02 AM
since I don't have time to read liturature..It's

An Introduction to Database Systems :o

sartrista7
Jan 27th, 2002, 12:06 AM
Reading two at the same time too. Well, I'm reading 'The Master And Margarita' by Mikhail Bulgakov and rereading 'American Psycho' by Bret Easton Ellis. And both are fantastic. :)

thefreedesigner
Jan 27th, 2002, 12:11 AM
seems like reading 2 at a time is the thing to do:

Reading: 'The Last of the Hitlers' by David Gardner
Rereading: 'Mrs Dalloway' by Virgina Woolf

MinskLynx
Jan 27th, 2002, 01:03 AM
Great Gatsby

saki
Jan 27th, 2002, 02:02 AM
"Twilight of the Idols" Nietzsche (for my course, but it's great anyway!)

and I've just finished "Heresy" by Anselm Audley
he's a friend of mine so I'd like to recommend it to you all! And it's also pretty good. ;)

matthias
Jan 27th, 2002, 02:25 AM
lord of the ring


i will not go to cinema before i finished the book(s)

JonBcn
Jan 27th, 2002, 02:32 AM
I´m reading :

the English by Jeremy Paxman,

just finished The Abomination by Paul Golding, the best book I´ve ever read.

anton
Jan 27th, 2002, 02:32 AM
john grisham the summons

Kuilli
Jan 27th, 2002, 03:08 AM
anton, is 'The Summons' out already? I thought it will be released in February. :)

I just finished rereading Lord of The Rings, and I am currently reading Bittersweet by Freddie Lee Johnson III.

MLF
Jan 27th, 2002, 03:15 AM
I'm currently reading Flying Under Bridges by Sandi Toksvig.

Mercury Rising
Jan 27th, 2002, 03:23 AM
The last time I've been reading fantasy and now I'm reading a book of George RR Martin: A game of thrones.

rightous
Jan 27th, 2002, 03:27 AM
I'm reading Spycatcher by Peter Wright

Oasiatic
Jan 27th, 2002, 03:41 AM
The Brethren by John Grisham

The Sky is Falling by Sidney Sheldon. Thats my next book btw.

Princess Fiona
Jan 27th, 2002, 06:24 PM
cr ;) - Resurrection by Tolstoy

Williams Rulez
Jan 27th, 2002, 06:28 PM
Noodles... I read that book before :D Nice book :)

I am reading *The Crucible* ... for literature, not that I want to :(

Mercury Rising
Jan 27th, 2002, 06:43 PM
Originally posted by Williams_Rulez
Noodles... I read that book before :D Nice book :)

I am reading *The Crucible* ... for literature, not that I want to :(

Aahh great, did you read a lot of fantasy books?
I just began to read it last year. Before I read thrillers and horror from Koontz and King.

Maajken
Jan 27th, 2002, 07:20 PM
The Secret History by Donna Tartt

evaz
Jan 27th, 2002, 07:39 PM
I'm just reading "The mists of Avalon" by Marion Zimmer Bradley.

arn
Jan 27th, 2002, 07:42 PM
The secret history is my absolute #1 all time!!! Such a great book!

Mercury Rising
Jan 27th, 2002, 07:50 PM
Originally posted by arn
The secret history is my absolute #1 all time!!! Such a great book!

What kind of books are that, what is it about?

Mercury Rising
Jan 27th, 2002, 07:51 PM
Originally posted by schnyderfan
I'm just reading "The mists of Avalon" by Marion Zimmer Bradley.

That's one I'm surely gonna read in the future.
The womenside of the Arthurlegend.

arn
Jan 27th, 2002, 07:56 PM
difficult to discribe... It's easier to say what it not is!

It's about a couple of students who try to replay a greak cult, but without realizing it, they kill a man...

Tammy
Jan 27th, 2002, 08:29 PM
I'm reading "Sudden Prey" by John Sandford and "Slaughter-House-Five" by Kurt Vonnegut

NAT
Jan 27th, 2002, 08:41 PM
Clear and Present Danger by Tom Clancy

Maajken
Jan 27th, 2002, 08:50 PM
I have to read the secret history for my english literature classes. Its very good so far, but its waaaay too thick lol

Barrie_Dude
Jan 27th, 2002, 10:30 PM
I am not reading a book! I'm on the Internet! Geeesssshhh!:rolleyes: :rolleyes: :rolleyes:

TennisToriTerrificTwosome
Apr 29th, 2002, 02:53 AM
Nabakov's Despair for my college prep class

DutchieGirl
Apr 29th, 2002, 03:07 AM
Larkin Around in Ireland ~ John Larkin

Berlin_Calling
Apr 29th, 2002, 03:08 AM
The Portrait of Dorian Gray

Fingon
Apr 29th, 2002, 03:11 AM
I don't read books while browsing the board

Gonzo Hates Me!
Apr 29th, 2002, 03:14 AM
Omigod, the internet hasn't corrupted everybody!!!! Congragulations, you all are the only old-fashioned people left! LOL!


Um, I just finished reading Pride and Prejudice. I am a Jane Austen freak!!!!!! It was actually better than Emma. I am now forced to read Jude the Obscure in english class. But being the Austen freak I am, I bought Mansfield Park, and will read that as soon as I finish Jude! I have never read 2 books at once.

DutchieGirl
Apr 29th, 2002, 03:22 AM
Originally posted by Mrs_Guga
Omigod, the internet hasn't corrupted everybody!!!! Congragulations, you all are the only old-fashioned people left! LOL!


Um, I just finished reading Pride and Prejudice. I am a Jane Austen freak!!!!!! It was actually better than Emma. I am now forced to read Jude the Obscure in english class. But being the Austen freak I am, I bought Mansfield Park, and will read that as soon as I finish Jude! I have never read 2 books at once.

lol I've always loved reading! I don't think everyone will just stop reading because of the internet! Or maybe even people will start reading books on the net soon! :D But I prefer an old fashioned book! :D

EVAspeed
Apr 29th, 2002, 03:24 AM
i haven't read any books lately. i'm more of a manga guy. so i never get around to books. :)

Jetta
Apr 29th, 2002, 03:25 AM
Crime and Punishment. Some people say it is boring and long. But I say it is a good book. :D

marshmellow
Apr 29th, 2002, 04:33 AM
Originally posted by Fingon
I don't read books while browsing the board

;) :p :) :) :)

The Street Lawyer -John Grisham

Scotso
Apr 29th, 2002, 04:35 AM
"Funhouse" by Dean Koontz

*shiver*

~ The Leopard ~
Apr 29th, 2002, 04:51 AM
Damn, I forgot to list LOTR among my favourite books on the 15 random questions thread. Or Tolkien as one of my favourite authors. I did say that that thread was too hard.... :)

And I forgot to list Nietzsche as one of my favourite philosophers.

Right now, re-reading Dreaming Down-Under, ed. Jack Dann and Janeen Webb, US pbk. ed., New York: Tor, 2002.

And struggling through a quite difficult philosophy book: The Moral Problem, by Michael Smith.

Steam
Apr 29th, 2002, 05:11 AM
I hate books. I stopped reading fiction when they stopped making me after college. *shudder*

The last book that I liked was "Of Mice and Men". Tell me about the rabbits, George, tell me about the rabbits. The sad thing is that I work with a guy that reminds me of a cross between Lenny and Rain Man. Very sad.

When I do read it is mainly magazines. My favorites are ESPN and Maxim.

irma
Apr 29th, 2002, 05:14 AM
I am reading two books at the same time too
the big questions from Donald Palmer and die wundersame reise der kleinen sofie from els pelgrom, that book is dutch but I have the german translation from the short time I studied german!

tommyk75
Apr 29th, 2002, 06:22 PM
Random opinions (don't get all bent out of shape if you happen to disagree):

Jane Austen is awesome. Emma, Pride & Prejudice, Sense & Sensibility, they're all good reads. Basically they're glorified romance novels but they offer keen insight into how people think and act when they're in love.

American Psycho, hated it. It's supposed to be nihilistic, I get that part, but is it also supposed to be crappy? Bret Easton Ellis is kinda talented, but after "Less Than Zero" (which wasn't bad), it was all downhill from there. Jay McInerney is a whole lot better if you're into that whole "Life is meaningless and terrible things happen" kind of books.

Speaking of difficult philosophy books, finished "Sophie's World." Don't even think about reading it if you're not a philosophy addict. I'm not, and I don't even want to think about the time that book took away from my life. It just leaves you with a huge headache and nothing to show for it.

I just finished reading Wally Lamb's "I Know This Much Is True." Great book, very serious but excellent. I stayed up til 3 AM to finish it. Just awesome.

Oh, and someone mentioned Isabel Allende. Her "House of the Spirits" is excellent as well.

Monica_Rules
Apr 29th, 2002, 06:51 PM
Lord of the rings!:rolleyes:

I have finished Fellowship of the ring and now i've just started the two towers!:) Haven't read it in weeks though:eek:

Frau Antje
Apr 29th, 2002, 07:18 PM
a book about Elisabeth I. - queen of England
before I read a book about Henry VIII

saff76ar
Apr 29th, 2002, 07:25 PM
La sculpture de soi : la morale esthâetique by Michel Onfray.

Luna_Angel_84
Apr 29th, 2002, 07:32 PM
An X-Files book called 'Squeeze'. Not sure of the author though and I'm too lazy to move to check.:p

Mazza
Apr 29th, 2002, 07:36 PM
I am reading "Bridget Jones' Diary" But I have been reading that for a year now... Yeah.. Im not really a book person!

Central
Apr 29th, 2002, 07:43 PM
I've just finished Animal Farm, by Orwell, and I'm reading Dante's Divine Comedy prologue (let's see if I can read the whole book)

Maajken
Apr 29th, 2002, 07:57 PM
omg Dante is heavy stuff :eek:

Im reading Hesse's Siddharta

hitman
Apr 29th, 2002, 10:26 PM
I just read an Horror compilation with Dracula, Frankenstein and Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. I was reading The Lord of the Rings part one in english (already read them all in portuguese) but Im losing the gas for it. lol. Im really tempted to drop it and start Nick Hornby´s How to be Good. I read some reviews on mags and they all say its very good. Also, I liked High Fidelity a lot, so...

Kuilli
Apr 30th, 2002, 12:17 AM
Just started reading Lucky Man by Michael J. Fox.

polexia
Apr 30th, 2002, 12:34 AM
just finished reading
invisible monsters -chuck palahniuk
(any book by chuck is good)
i'm readin
no logo- naomi klein
for the third time......just too good!!!

Vanity
Apr 30th, 2002, 12:36 AM
Today, I just started reading Nathalie Tauziat's book, "Les Dessous du Tennis Féminin". Before that, I had just finished reading Stephen King's "Misery". :)

herodoto
Apr 30th, 2002, 12:43 AM
"aztec" by gary Jenings (spanish version), a great "historic novel"

Jetta
Apr 30th, 2002, 02:51 AM
Originally posted by Central
I've just finished Animal Farm, by Orwell, and I'm reading Dante's Divine Comedy prologue (let's see if I can read the whole book)


Animal Farm is a great book.

I like the Inferno part of the Divine Comedy. :D

Steam
Apr 30th, 2002, 02:52 AM
Originally posted by Alexis



Animal Farm is a great book.

I like the Inferno part. :D

I can think of a few people on this board who should be sent to the knackers.

Jetta
Apr 30th, 2002, 02:57 AM
Has Mr. Steam ever read Mr. Aligheri's epic about utopia and its opposite? :o

Steam
Apr 30th, 2002, 03:05 AM
Originally posted by Alexis
Has Mr. Steam ever read Mr. Aligheri's epic about utopia and its opposite? :o

You say what to who now?

Jetta
Apr 30th, 2002, 03:10 AM
Originally posted by Steam


You say what to who now?


:rolleyes: oh geesh........

Steam
Apr 30th, 2002, 03:14 AM
Originally posted by Alexis



:rolleyes: oh geesh........

Sorry, but I don't read much. :sad: :sad:

abraham94rules
Apr 30th, 2002, 04:21 AM
The Great Gatsby

but I don't think it counts b/c it's required reading for school.

anton
Apr 30th, 2002, 06:05 AM
I love the great gatsby!!!

I'm reading The Summons by JOhn Grisham and it rocks!!!

Hurley
Apr 30th, 2002, 06:34 AM
Gatsby doesn't count cos it's shit. Shit shit shit shit SHIT.

Right now, when I can squeeze them in between studying, I'm reading The Day of the Locust by Nathanael West (one of F. Scott Fitzgerald's buddies, actually) and, finally, The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen.

The West I've read before. Its rhythm is hard to get used to, but it picks up pace and is quite engrossing. The Franzen has that old warhorse of a plot -- dysfunctional family gets together for Christmas -- but it's very, very funny, for now.

fresh2flash
Apr 30th, 2002, 09:23 AM
Originally posted by sartrista7
Reading two at the same time too. Well, I'm reading 'The Master And Margarita' by Mikhail Bulgakov and rereading 'American Psycho' by Bret Easton Ellis. And both are fantastic. :)

Hey, how it came that you liked Master and Margarita? It`s great book of course, but I used to think it`s for domestic use only. It`s very specific.

fresh2flash
Apr 30th, 2002, 09:30 AM
I`m re-reading Victor Pelevin`s Chapaev and Pustota.

Giuliano
Apr 30th, 2002, 09:52 AM
I'm reading Sodome et Gomorrhe from Proust in french and started to read Pinocchio in italian.

tiger
Apr 30th, 2002, 09:57 AM
i am reading two books right now!

* The Lord of the Rings
*From Magan Marlo < Der Traumfänger > it´s an other name in english but i can´t remember it right now!

:p

*Bubbles*
May 1st, 2002, 02:14 PM
also reading two at the mo
Charlotte Gray by Sebastian Faulks
and
Der Prozess by Kafka

Mercury Rising
May 1st, 2002, 05:52 PM
Reading "A Song for Arbonne" from Guy Gavriel Kay.
It's historic fantasy, or something like that, an ode to the Provence in France.

McQuest
Nov 10th, 2006, 10:38 PM
Do you have to be reading two books to join this thread? I'm currently reading Nora Roberts' Circle Trilogy and Dean Koontz latest addition to the Odd Thomas series.

Mostly just wanted to say hello and introduce myself to the group. Look forward to a new connection.

IceHock
Nov 10th, 2006, 11:12 PM
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. It really is a good book, I like it alot.

ampers&
Nov 10th, 2006, 11:20 PM
The Gangster We Are All Looking For by Lê Thi Diem Thúy
Jasmine by Bharati Mukherjee

RVD
Nov 10th, 2006, 11:29 PM
Knife Of Dreams - Robert Jordan :worship:
Though his previous was nothing more than a 'filler', this one so far delivers. :bounce:

smiler
Nov 11th, 2006, 12:23 AM
Faithless by Karin Slaughter

Kuilli
Nov 11th, 2006, 12:44 AM
The Translator by Leila Aboulela

lk89
Nov 11th, 2006, 01:17 AM
The Overachievers: The Secret Lives of Driven Kids by Alexandra Robbins. It's really good!

Dementieva_Dude
Nov 11th, 2006, 01:32 AM
Watership Down by Richard Adams...I never read it when I was a kid so I figured I would give it a try now

Wigglytuff
Nov 11th, 2006, 01:38 AM
wildlife photography,
emily post ettiquette
talking right
painter ix for photographers
the painter ix wow book
4 different translations of the tao te ching
dante's divine comedy

Bayo
Nov 11th, 2006, 02:28 AM
The Short Novels of Steinbeck

McQuest
Nov 11th, 2006, 02:29 AM
Faithless by Karin Slaughter
What do you think of Faithless and have you read any of her other books?

einna
Nov 11th, 2006, 02:32 AM
Tales of Earthsea by Ursula Leguin

quasar
Nov 11th, 2006, 03:14 AM
Kamasutra.

Cheers,

Carlos

Rocketta
Nov 11th, 2006, 03:57 AM
Fledgling by Octavia Butler

SelesFan70
Nov 11th, 2006, 04:07 AM
"Godless" Ann Coulter :worship:

Mforensic
Nov 11th, 2006, 08:43 PM
I'm reading The Life and Times of Lynette Squeaky Fromme by Jesse Brevin

Monica_Rules
Nov 11th, 2006, 11:24 PM
The historian by Elizabeth Kostova.

Very good book, much better than i though full of amazingly vivid discriptions. You can almost taste the food, smell the air and feel yourself in the book. Interesting to see how the last 200 pages will go.

supergrunt
Nov 11th, 2006, 11:41 PM
"Maximum Ride-Schools Out Forever!" by James Paterson

Mattographer
Nov 11th, 2006, 11:44 PM
"The 5th Horseman" by James Patterson

Mattographer
Nov 11th, 2006, 11:50 PM
"Maximum Ride-Schools Out Forever!" by James Paterson
Ohh, we read book by same author! :lol: He's my favourite author and I have 10 books so far! ;) I haven't read Maximum Ride series because of different audiences. I'm only into crime/legal thriller genres.

smiler
Nov 11th, 2006, 11:55 PM
What do you think of Faithless and have you read any of her other books?
Yes I have previously read A faint cold fear. I have only read 200 pages of Faithless so far, I think it's ok but slower paced, and it seems to have an anti-religious theme which (even though I'm not a religious person) i dont' like very much. I guess I should have seen that coming with a title like faithless :shrug:

Qrystyna
Nov 12th, 2006, 12:06 AM
"1984" by George Orwell... nearing the end... it's getting quite exciting!

strawberry.babou
Nov 12th, 2006, 12:14 AM
"Wicked" by Gregory Maguire

McQuest
Nov 12th, 2006, 05:33 PM
Yes I have previously read A faint cold fear. I have only read 200 pages of Faithless so far, I think it's ok but slower paced, and it seems to have an anti-religious theme which (even though I'm not a religious person) i dont' like very much. I guess I should have seen that coming with a title like faithless :shrug:
As it progresses, it does not expand the anti-religious theme as you might expect. I enjoyed it more than Faint Cold Fear Anyway, I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.

Princeza
Nov 12th, 2006, 05:34 PM
red square- martin cruz smith

Danči Dementia
Nov 12th, 2006, 05:35 PM
War and Peace of Leon Tolstoi

Craigy
Nov 12th, 2006, 05:39 PM
Far from the Madding Crowd :yawn: Only for Enlish Lit coursework :lol:

shirley
Nov 12th, 2006, 05:41 PM
'My Autobiography' by Steven Gerrard

R.P.McMurphy
Nov 12th, 2006, 05:42 PM
The Beast: A Journey Through Depression by Tracy Thompson.

Geoffry
Nov 12th, 2006, 06:16 PM
'Lolita' by Vladimir Nabokov.

meyerpl
Nov 12th, 2006, 09:58 PM
Tortilla Flat by John Steinbeck

!Gio!
Nov 15th, 2006, 01:04 PM
The Tin Drum by Gunter Grass and also The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera which I am reading trough for like the 5th time, I love that book.
Its tough finishing all this with University and with how busy I have been in the past couple of months, but I am almost finished with the Tin Drum, a amazing book so far.

Evey
Nov 15th, 2006, 02:14 PM
Extreme - Sharon Osbourne

The Crow
Nov 15th, 2006, 02:43 PM
Robin hobb - Ship of Destiny. It's the final book of a nice trilogy about living ships and dragons and stuff.

samsung101
Nov 15th, 2006, 02:51 PM
All Rivers Run To The Sea: Memoirs by Elie Wiesel.

controlfreak
Nov 15th, 2006, 06:41 PM
I just finished Spies by Michael Frayn (read it in 1 day). I will be starting JPod by Douglas Coupland.

Avid Merrion
Nov 15th, 2006, 07:12 PM
This Other Eden - Ben Elton

it's taking me ages to read it, i just can't get into it at all :( i'll be glad when i've finished it, it's been a total slog so far.

égalité
Nov 15th, 2006, 08:32 PM
Dante's Inferno!

miffedmax
Nov 15th, 2006, 08:36 PM
Dani's just trying to suck up to her favorite Russina tennis player by reading W&P. (I really enjoyed it).

I'm reading uh, "The Master and Margarita" and "Three Who Made a Revolution."

Looks like maybe I'm trying to suck up to my favorite player, too! :lol:

Haute
Nov 16th, 2006, 03:59 AM
@Darklingv20 - I love your avatar! :hearts: I saw Regina in Detroit about a month ago and got a hug from her! :D :D

I'm reading Snow by Orhan Pamuk for enjoyment, and also The Voice of Kahlil Gibran: An Anthology for my History class.

OZTENNIS
Nov 16th, 2006, 07:08 AM
David Suzuki - The Autobiography

Kuilli
Nov 18th, 2006, 03:13 AM
The Story of Chicago May by Nuala O'Faolain

Lefty.
Nov 18th, 2006, 03:30 AM
James Ellroy - The Black Dahlia:scared: :scared: :scared:

Pheobo
Nov 18th, 2006, 03:46 AM
Naked Lunch

Stamp Paid
Nov 18th, 2006, 05:04 AM
Naked Lunch

Oooh, how is it?

Maajken
Nov 18th, 2006, 07:53 AM
i've just read Murder on the Orient Express :worship:

brayster87
Nov 18th, 2006, 07:57 AM
The Chronicles of Narnia, the magicians nephew

Paco
Nov 18th, 2006, 11:05 AM
Carpe Jugulum by Terry Pratchett

Cassius
Nov 18th, 2006, 11:13 AM
Prince of Dogs - by Kate Elliott (2nd book in her 'Crown of Stars' series).

supergrunt
Nov 18th, 2006, 12:12 PM
The Gun Seller- by Hugh Laurie (yes thats the guy from house)

Sammm
Nov 18th, 2006, 06:22 PM
A biography of Bertlot Brecht. It's for my University course.

I'm looking forward to Xmas when Im going to re-read Bridget Jones and also read some Elizabeth Bowen :)

Kuilli
Nov 21st, 2006, 12:12 PM
Don't Get Too Comfortable by David Rakoff

Hurricane Lily
Nov 21st, 2006, 01:05 PM
Everyone Worth Knowing by Lauren Weisberger

Monica_Rules
Nov 21st, 2006, 02:02 PM
Just started reading

The Voyage of the jerle shannara- isle witch by Terry Brooks.

Its the first book of a trilogy. So far it seems to be about elves, dwarfs and witches but seems slighly different in its version of what an elf is.

Ellery
Nov 21st, 2006, 02:35 PM
Much Ado About Nothing

Sally Struthers
Nov 21st, 2006, 03:36 PM
The Equation That Couldn't Be Solved: How Mathematical Genius Discovered the Language of Symmetry by Mario Livio :yippee:

Qrystyna
Nov 21st, 2006, 03:48 PM
Now going to start reading "The Good German" by Joseph Kanon

égalité
Nov 21st, 2006, 03:51 PM
just about to start Christine de Pizan's Book of the City of Ladies.

Geoffry
Nov 21st, 2006, 05:38 PM
L'Enfance Perdue by Marie-Paul Armand :yawn:

arn
Nov 21st, 2006, 09:51 PM
I'm reading 2 books at the same time.

*Portret in Sepia (Retrato en Sepia) by Isabel Allende
*La Vie Sexuel de Catherine M. by Catherine Millet

Interesting to see what I was reading 4 years ago. I remember I loved the Isabel Allende (all her books are good) and I was quite disappointed with Catherine Millet.

At the moment I'm not reading anything, but I have 4 books on my list :)