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Offline jjks

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Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« Reply #210 on: May 25, 2006, 10:38 PM »
i'm ashamed of myself for not knowing about Biggest Brother. Thanks for mentioning it Mikey, I know what I'll be picking up at work tomorrow.

I just started this:



Upcoming:



Books I got at a conference this week and most likely will go straight to the bookshelf:





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Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« Reply #211 on: May 26, 2006, 10:02 AM »
"WE HAVE NOTHING TO HIDE.  TODD WILL COOPERATE."
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Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« Reply #212 on: May 30, 2006, 07:40 AM »
i'm currently two books :

one in French :

Dominique Strauss-Khan : 365 jours, journal contre le renoncement (365 days, a diary against renouncement)

the other in English
Carl Stiner and Tom Clancy : Shadow Warriors (i'm actually re-reading this one)


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Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« Reply #213 on: May 30, 2006, 05:04 PM »


Required reading for Kong fans.

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Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« Reply #214 on: May 30, 2006, 06:09 PM »
I read Invisible Monsters on the flight to NZ and started Survivor (Palahniuk, not the tv show) on the flight back.

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Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« Reply #215 on: May 30, 2006, 06:10 PM »
Long overdue Rob  >:(

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Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« Reply #216 on: June 11, 2006, 09:35 AM »


Not exactly a book, but oh bother...

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Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« Reply #217 on: June 11, 2006, 01:08 PM »
Just finished reading Death of a Salesman and Our Town. Both were extraordinarily put together plays.
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Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« Reply #218 on: July 9, 2006, 10:10 PM »
I just read Death of a Salesman in the past month. Currently. I'm trying to get though William Gibson's Neuromancer. I gottat tell ya, I'm not to impressed.
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Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« Reply #219 on: July 9, 2006, 10:47 PM »
When you both read Death of a Salesman, did you picture Dustin Hoffman as Willie? I never saw Hoffman in the movie (or in the play), but when I read the play I imagine him playing the part.
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Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« Reply #220 on: July 9, 2006, 10:52 PM »
My copy had a picture of the original Willie, Biff and Happy from the play, so I pictured them. :P
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Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« Reply #221 on: July 10, 2006, 09:35 AM »
I just went to Wikipedia and looke dup Death of a Salesman. I thought Hoffman played Willy in one of the restaged Broadway versions in the 80's, but it was just the TV version in 1985.

Did your copy have Fredric March on the cover?

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Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« Reply #222 on: July 10, 2006, 10:30 AM »
I took everyone's advice here and started off from the beginning with the Harry Potter series last weekend.  I picked up a copy of the Sorceror's Stone and should finish it today (just the last chapter left).  I'm glad that I didn't just skip to the "book of the next movie" and started at the beginning like many of you recommended.  I really enjoyed this book, and there is a lot of different parts from the movie.  This is just my first one obviously, but I can see why these books are so popular.  It was definitely one I just wanted to keep reading.

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Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« Reply #223 on: September 11, 2006, 11:03 AM »
I'm reading Wicked, right now... it's so-so.

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Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« Reply #224 on: September 11, 2006, 11:17 AM »
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I took everyone's advice here and started off from the beginning with the Harry Potter series last weekend.  I picked up a copy of the Sorceror's Stone and should finish it today (just the last chapter left).  I'm glad that I didn't just skip to the "book of the next movie" and started at the beginning like many of you recommended.  I really enjoyed this book, and there is a lot of different parts from the movie.  This is just my first one obviously, but I can see why these books are so popular.  It was definitely one I just wanted to keep reading.

I'm continuing the advice I was given here, and reading the HP series in order.  I just started the Goblet of Fire, and still really enjoying the books overall.