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Hercules Grytpype Thynne

  • Saturday 4th May 2019, 4:25pm
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Quote: Briosaid @ 4th May 2019, 4:15 PM

It suddenly dawned on me that this thread only has 3 pages when I knew it used to have lots more. After a hunt I found there was another thread - 'What are you reading RIGHT NOW?'. So that's where all my posts have gone. :O

Laughing out loud

You have me to blame (look at the top of page 2). THIS is the original thread - the "Right Now?" was a hijack and was in my eyes a stupid title anyway. Whistling nnocently As Aaron started this one I don't know why he didn't "Lock" the upstart.

Stick with this one! I always read it as I am amazed at how many books you are getting through. I am a very slow reader.

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Briosaid

  • Saturday 4th May 2019, 6:25pm
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Quote: Hercules Grytpype Thynne @ 4th May 2019, 4:25 PM

Laughing out loud You have me to blame (look at the top of page 2). THIS is the original thread - the "Right Now?" was a hijack and was in my eyes a stupid title anyway. Whistling nnocently As Aaron started this one I don't know why he didn't "Lock" the upstart.

Stick with this one! I always read it as I am amazed at how many books you are getting through. I am a very slow reader.

Yes, but you're probably cleaning the house while I sit on my bum reading books.

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Hercules Grytpype Thynne

  • Sunday 5th May 2019, 12:27am
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Quote: Briosaid @ 4th May 2019, 6:25 PM

Yes, but you're probably cleaning the house while I sit on my bum reading books.

Laughing out loud

Now oddly enough, when I'm reading I'm usually on my bum too, but with me kecks round me ankles..........................

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Hercules Grytpype Thynne

  • Sunday 5th May 2019, 3:41pm
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Quote: Stephen Goodlad @ 5th May 2019, 12:41 PM

Mayfair? Penthouse?

:O

DO YOU MIND!! "Naturist Art Studies Monthly" - I get it for the free stickers.

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ellisael

  • Monday 6th May 2019, 11:02am [Edited]
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Quote: Nick Rivers @ 7th July 2007, 3:43 AM

The Wind Up Bird Chronicle - Murakami.

This is one of my most favorite fiction by Murakami. Another is Kafka on the Shore of course. But i really enjoyed reading What I Talk about When I Talk about Running

I am reading 3 books for my leisure and another set of medical humanities books for my research. I am reading Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace, If I Could Tell it Again by Dr Gayathri Prabhu ( a friend's recommendation) and The Anthologist by Nicholson Baker. They are very different books and they really keep me engaged. I am also flipping through pages of Li Young Lee's poetry. For work, I am looking at students' essays on Psychology and sociology to understand what would it means for students to opt a non-science subject and whether these essays reflect their inclinations.

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Briosaid

  • Monday 6th May 2019, 8:09pm
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Now started 'Why Mummy Swears' as I badly need a laugh after 'The Tattòoist.

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Briosaid

  • Monday 6th May 2019, 10:04pm
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Quote: Stephen Goodlad @ 6th May 2019, 8:49 PM

Self penned?

Funnily enough, I once read somewhere (when I read 'Why Mummy Drinks') that the writer originally came from Glasgow. Maybe that's why I like her humour so much. Her next book is due out in June - 'Why Mummy Doesn't Give a F***' though the last word is heavily blacked out.

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Briosaid

  • Thursday 23rd May 2019, 11:50pm
  • Scotland
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'What she saw last night' - M J Cross. I am scared shitless. Brilliant, and I don't just say this because I know his daddy.

He's written other books under the name Mason Cross ( not his real name) which are all excellent too.

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Deferenz

  • Friday 24th May 2019, 2:09pm
  • West Sussex, England
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I am currently reading The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins. It's a bit hard going in a few places. I also think it comes across as a bit 'preachy', which, when you think about it, is pure irony given the subject matter.

After that I fancy reading Oolon Culluphid's trilogy of philosophical blockbusters; Where God Went Wrong, Some More of God's Greatest Mistakes and Who is this God Person Anyway? Angelic

Def.

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Briosaid

  • Sunday 30th June 2019, 11:27pm [Edited]
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'Close Quarters', Angus McAlister. Brilliant. If you've ever lived up a close or been connected with West end Glasgow, this is the bees'knees. Still trying to work out the murderer, though I have my suspicions

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Michael Monkhouse

  • Wednesday 3rd July 2019, 8:52am
  • Eternal City, Italy
  • 4,232 posts

Cider with Rosie by Laurie Lee. I love the way he wrote his autobiography and then got famous - shouldn't it be the other way round? 'Guy's written his autobiography.' - 'What's he famous for?' - 'Writing his autobiography.'

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Stephen Goodlad

  • Wednesday 3rd July 2019, 4:02pm
  • Mirfield, England
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What you see is what you get.
Alan Sugar's autobiography.
It's obvious from the first page that he just dictated this book either to a tape recorder or a copy writer.
It's written just how how he speaks.
But it's actually none the worse for it.

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Chappers

  • Wednesday 3rd July 2019, 7:28pm
  • Surreyish., England
  • 30,559 posts

Starting (again) Three Men in a Boat.