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Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« Reply #345 on: February 27, 2008, 11:39 AM »
I just started reading Battle Ready by Tom Clancy.  It's so far a good read, typical of Clancy's writing.  He goes into detail about CENTCOM and it's decisions and the POTUS decisions of the 90's leading up to the war in Iraq.  It's 2004 copyright means that a lot of the stuff will be good.  I'm looking forward to what conclusions he and Gen. Zinni come to.
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Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« Reply #346 on: February 28, 2008, 11:36 PM »


Hooray primary sources! (No, seriously ... )

This one is, quite self-evidently, for a different class:



And giving my brain a thorough kicking, Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays:

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Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« Reply #347 on: March 1, 2008, 04:55 PM »
Some more Lovecraft...


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Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« Reply #348 on: March 3, 2008, 10:50 PM »
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Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« Reply #349 on: March 7, 2008, 12:06 AM »
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Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« Reply #350 on: March 22, 2008, 06:09 PM »
Amongst other things, I've been enjoying on Nicholson Baker's Human Smoke for the past two weekends.

It is fascinating to say the least, and certainly is something which might prove worthwhile for the WW2 fans around here to look into.

A review from the New York Times, if anyone is interested.
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Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« Reply #351 on: March 22, 2008, 07:17 PM »
I've been reading Plan B 3.0 by Lester Brown, and I can't recommend it enough.


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Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« Reply #352 on: March 27, 2008, 07:34 PM »


It's actually as much a textbook as an atlas; only about 50% of it is maps and the rest is text.

Finished this one a couple of days ago:



And trying to get this one read before my spring break is over at the end of the weekend:

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Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« Reply #353 on: March 27, 2008, 07:58 PM »
My newest read. I wanted to read a little fiction because I haven't in a while.

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Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« Reply #354 on: March 28, 2008, 10:08 AM »
I'm on my third Thrusday Next novel, The Well of Lost Plots by Jasper Fforde. If your an english major or really into books, this is the series for you. Very funny british-type humor. Its got some great star wars references in it too.

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Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« Reply #355 on: March 28, 2008, 10:17 AM »
I'm currently reading the Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, and really just got started.  It seems like a pretty quick read, but I'll admit my reading time has been a bit limited lately.  I just wanted to get it read before the movie came out, although who knows if we'll actually get out to see it or not.  Man, how a baby changes things :).

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Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« Reply #356 on: March 28, 2008, 11:28 AM »
Thats why audio books are the best. You can listen to them to and from work. Much better than mindless talk radio or music.
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Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« Reply #357 on: March 28, 2008, 12:53 PM »
Just finishing up Book I of the Dark Nest Trilogy.  can't decide if I like it yet or not.   :-\
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« Reply #358 on: March 28, 2008, 10:18 PM »
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Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« Reply #359 on: April 4, 2008, 10:35 PM »