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What Book Are You Reading? pt. 4

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by Weapon X, Oct 17, 2003.

  1. Weapon X

    Weapon X 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Sep 6, 2002 Messages: 14,905 Likes Received: 202
    Now that summer is over, it’s likely you won’t be reading as much as a couple of months ago. So, who’s reading something other than a three week old issue of The Economist on the subway?

    I’m currently involved with Steinbeck’s first novel, “Cup Of Gold”. I just started it, but it’s pretty good, so far.
  2. -Rage-

    -Rage- 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Apr 12, 2001 Messages: 10,006 Likes Received: 28
    I've been in a Richard Matheson phase. I've just finished the following of his...

    - Nightmare At 20,000 Feet
    - Hunted Past Reason
    - I Am Legend

    But I am just about to sit down and start 'DUEL.'
  3. annunaki

    annunaki New Jack

    Joined: Oct 17, 2003 Messages: 7 Likes Received: 0
    THE BOOK OF THOTH by Aleister Crowley
  4. ubejinxed

    ubejinxed Veteran Member

    Joined: Apr 12, 2001 Messages: 7,543 Likes Received: 3
    i'm reading East of Eden - Steinbeck - picked it up in the airport

    i just finished "the sexual life of catharine M" - terribly lurid book.
  5. BROWNer

    BROWNer Guest

    kalle lasn 'culture jam'
    john decamp 'the franklin cover-up'(<fucked up beyond belief)
    adobe after effects classroom in a book
  6. --zeSto--

    --zeSto-- Veteran Member

    Joined: Jul 12, 2000 Messages: 6,979 Likes Received: 2
    I think I'll find a copy of Dude.. where's my country this weekend.
  7. i11igul

    i11igul Senior Member

    Joined: Jun 5, 2003 Messages: 1,810 Likes Received: 0
    damn rage, im reading hunted past reason right now, and i must say its quite a deeply demented book. first piece by him ive picked up, but id deffinetly grab more of his shit. Also kinda reading carl Hiassen's basket case which is aight...don't find much time to read
  8. casekonly

    casekonly Veteran Member

    Joined: Aug 6, 2002 Messages: 8,264 Likes Received: 5
    the celestine prophecy and good omens are on my reading list for this week.
  9. suburbian bum

    suburbian bum 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Jan 30, 2001 Messages: 14,673 Likes Received: 3
    Just finished Farewell To Arms by Hemmingway last night. That was a sad book. Now I am reading Norweigan Wood. I like to read. I stopped reading for years, but now I have started again here are some good books I have read lately.
    Green Green Hills of Africa - Hemmingway.
    On the road - Kerouac
    Dharma Bums - Kerouac
    Hitchhikers guide to the galaxy - Adams
    The stranger - Camus
  10. Weapon X

    Weapon X 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Sep 6, 2002 Messages: 14,905 Likes Received: 202
    A Farewell to Arms was alright. I read that in jail. It was either that, or some bullshit army book written for twelve year olds. Now that I think of it, that was a really good find, considering it was youth jail.
  11. Vanity

    Vanity Veteran Member

    Joined: Apr 11, 2000 Messages: 7,673 Likes Received: 6
    the stranger is a good book, but you have to be somewhat educated on the history of philosophy to get it.

    nausea by sarte- great if you live alone... once again, you need some prior knowledge to truly appreciate it

    romeo and juliet- i hate melodrama, so this sucks.

    winning chess
    logical chess move by move
    both by irving chernov
    great if you like chess.
  12. -Rage-

    -Rage- 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Apr 12, 2001 Messages: 10,006 Likes Received: 28

    I read this in less than a week even with a full time job. It was too hard to put down.

    If you want to read more Richard Matheson.. I'd suggest 'I Am Legend' for your next read. It's fucking awesome.
  13. Big Bruno

    Big Bruno Senior Member

    Joined: Oct 8, 2001 Messages: 2,472 Likes Received: 70
    I am about to finish On The Road, and I'm starting Timequake-Kurt Vonnegut.
  14. I always love how everyone here reads fairly smart stuff.

    Fuck that, I'm back on cheap PAPERBACK ACTION NOVEL mode. Just finished "Area 7" by Matthew Riley, which is probably the most insanely fast paced action novel I've ever read, and just started "Ice Station" by the same author, which I hear is even more insane.

    Before that was "Prey", by Michael Crichton, which is fucking awesome and I would shit myself if they didn't make a movie for it.
  15. ledzep

    ledzep Junior Member

    Joined: Feb 21, 2002 Messages: 146 Likes Received: 1
    the stranger was good, right now im readin Don Quixote and shadow warriors or some crap like that