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Re: What was the last book you read?

Postby sergio » Fri May 31, 2013 4:53 pm

Lord Jim - Joseph Conrad

And a few David F. Noble essays. Food for thought.
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Re: What was the last book you read?

Postby Koa » Thu Jul 25, 2013 12:25 pm

"Dinosaur training" again. Got a thick bar from strengthshop which was on sale and a rolling thunder handle from gladiatorpower.eu as a consequence.

"The way to live" by Hackenschmidt. Interesting since he prefers mainly a vegetarian diet. Check it out on http://www.sandowplus.co.uk.
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Re: What was the last book you read?

Postby ORLYLOL » Thu Jul 25, 2013 4:09 pm

Slogging my way through Wheel of Time. Finally back to some action in Knife of Dreams
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Re: What was the last book you read?

Postby Koa » Mon Aug 19, 2013 5:57 pm

Very interesting:

http://www.amazon.com/Muscle-Smoke-Mirr ... 1434376788

Recommended! (not very vegan though)


Motivating, entertaining, great programs:

http://www.amazon.com/Complete-Keys-Pro ... 976&sr=1-1

One of my favourites.
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Re: What was the last book you read?

Postby mo! » Tue Aug 20, 2013 7:52 am

"Snuff" by Terry Pratchett.
Didnt finish it though cause it was...well...it didnt feel like Pratchett anymore :| ...shitty Ghostwriters :evil:
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Re: What was the last book you read?

Postby sergio » Mon Sep 16, 2013 2:19 pm

Selfish Gene - Richard Dawkins

Master and Margarita - Bulgakov

And I can't wait for this http://www.amazon.com/The-Bonobo-Atheis ... B007Q6XKEY to be translated, so I'll probably get one in english. I sometimes struggle reading essays in english, but it's also a way to flex and improve my (poor) language skills.
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Re: What was the last book you read?

Postby loveliberate » Mon Sep 16, 2013 6:20 pm

I'm currently reading a Lonely Planet travel guide for Idaho. It makes me wonder - do we have any VF folks from Idaho? Montana? Anywhere in Cascadia outside of I-5 corridor on Oregon & Washington or the SW corner of BC?
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Re: What was the last book you read?

Postby Koa » Mon Sep 16, 2013 6:24 pm

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Re: What was the last book you read?

Postby sergio » Thu Nov 21, 2013 11:09 am

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2nd time in 6 months. Saying it's helpful it's not enough.
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Re: What was the last book you read?

Postby ORLYLOL » Thu Nov 21, 2013 6:07 pm

Finished A Memory of Light and that finishes up the Wheel of Time series. Sad to see it end, but I thoroughly enjoyed the ride.
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Re: What was the last book you read?

Postby loveliberate » Tue Nov 26, 2013 7:28 pm

I'm working my way through this series: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Emberverse_series - it's ok generally & I really like that it's based (mostly) here in Cascadia!
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Re: What was the last book you read?

Postby loveliberate » Tue Dec 03, 2013 2:38 am

“I do not love the bright sword for it's sharpness, nor the arrow for it's swiftness, nor the warrior for his glory. I love only that which they defend." http://www.a-human-right.com - http://www.aware.org
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Re: What was the last book you read?

Postby blinki » Tue Dec 03, 2013 3:00 am

Saints of the Shadow Bible, the new Rebus one. I guess who had done it quite a bit before the end so not great. I had to read Standing in Another Man's Grave before because not reading a series in order would annoy me. It was better but I saw that end coming too. I'm not sure if Rankin is getting worse or if I enjoyed the rest more because I was 15-17 when I read them so had lower standards.

Reading some Grisham now cause they were free.
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Re: What was the last book you read?

Postby Koa » Tue Dec 03, 2013 4:51 am

A book I always go back to is "Never let go" from Dan John.

I'm also trying to get through 80/10/10 out of interest but that is proving difficult ... .
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Re: What was the last book you read?

Postby ninearms » Tue Dec 03, 2013 9:20 am

Recently read these two - a bit of non-physical training for Transvulcania:

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I'll probably re-read both of them again as part of my TV build up, alongside Scott Jurek's book. Need to make sure my mind is in optimal condition before running 50 miles up and down a volcano.

Now reading this:
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And I'll probably start reading this shortly too:
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Also in the queue:
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“Begin at the beginning,” the King said gravely, “and go on till you come to the end. Then stop.”
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