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Poop Man Bob

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What have you guys been reading as of late?

 

Me -

Tommyknockers by Stephen King

Dragons of Autumn Twilight by Weis

 

For a long time, it was only stuff for school ...

Plato's Republic

Hobbes' Leviathan

Henry IV, Richard II - Shakespeare

Machiavelli's Prince

 

Ugh.

 

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Guest professor poopatronic

yes, this thread is great! i love reading.

 

i really dig authors like vonnegut and bukowski. last book i read was zen and the art of motorcycle maintenance by pirsig. a great book that i would recommend to anybody who doesn't suck.

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uhhh. Animal Farm and 1984. Some of the best shit Ive read latley. Im also reading PEACE by Aristophanes. Every other line makes me laugh. Im not really into the satire thing, I stick with Sci-Fi. Richard Preston's The Cobra Event. Damn fine book.

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yeah cobra event was dope......ummmmm it's been a while, but the lord of the rings trilogy was always a favorite....hmmmm...cats cradle is good.....vampire chronicals.....damn, i need to read more....

 

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Guest kidlugz

recently finished...

downsize this-michael moore

slaughter house five-kurt vonnegut

 

both were good.

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right now I'm reading Dune by Frank Herbert, most of you scifi fools have probally heard of this book, the movie or the new tv series

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Guest cabin fever

contingency, irony, and solidarity- richard rorty

that harry potter book (the first one) is fucking good, it makes me smile!

 

interesting book

 

but everyone needs to read dune

seriously

those books are so dope

on like 12 different levels

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Johnathan Livingston Seagull

Too Much Coffee Man's Guide for the Perplexed

Fight Club

Burning Chrome, Idoru, all that cyberpunky kind of bullshit

Ishmael

Hitchhiker's Guide To the Galaxy

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Originally posted by cabin fever:

that harry potter book (the first one) is fucking good, it makes me smile!

 

 

hahaha everybody I knew laughed at me when I was reading them. I have all four and they're awesome for something fun to read. It was way too ind=sane how much I got into them

 

but right now I'm reading the outsider by Albert Camus.

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Originally posted by p l a g u e:

The melencholy death of oyster boy by tim burton

 

I love you, Tim Burton is my mom.

 

anywho, Last books I read were The Switch by Elmore Leonard, Western Round Up, Also Leonard, and No More Prisons by Upski.

 

 

 

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err

 

ok

books by

william gibson

bruce sterling

neil stephenson

(cyberpunk genre)

 

ralph ellison

james baldwin

zora neal hurston

richard wright

 

grapes of wrath- steinbeck

the prophet - kibran.

hemmingway

 

douglas adams- all hitchhikers guide

 

ishmael

 

man thers lots of books i dig.

 

one flew over the cuckos nest

black like me

 

jack keroac

on the road dharma bums..

 

roald dahl

bfg, the witches, james and the giant peach, charlie and the choco factory

 

tao of pooh

 

the list goes on and on

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anything salinger.

phillip k. dick; valis and scanner darkly.

william s. burroughs.

hunter s. thompson.

catch 22 by joesph heller.

 

the virgin sucides is good. i just finished it today.

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latly i have read

 

the perks of being a wallflower by steven chobosky

 

9 stories, catcher in the rye...jd salinger

 

bad haircut...foget who by

 

trainspotting by irving welsh

 

beowulf

 

the fuck up...foget who by

 

thats what i have read in teh past few monthes that i can think of....keep it real playas

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Guest professor poopatronic

oh shit i forgot to mention jack kerouac. on the road is great. and yeah the whole ishmael series is really good.

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William Burroughs is crazy, he's got so many good books,

 

A brief history of time by Stephen Hawking is good too

 

and A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess,

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i've read lately:

A Prayer for Owen Meany- John Irving

Nobody's Angel- Thomas McGuane

Watership Down- Richard Adams

The Waste Lands- Stephen King

Angela's Ashes- Frank McCourt

 

 

also, the most memorable of the last few years:

The Wild Within- Paul Rezendes

History of the U. S. 1492-Present- Howard Zinn

Nothing But Blue Skies- Thomas Mcguane

Siddhartha- Herman Hess

The Age of Spiritual Machines- Ray Kurtzweil

 

[This message has been edited by 23578 (edited 12-28-2000).]

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Guest rash-of-beatings!

stranger in a strange land

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