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  1. cyndi

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    I just finished Foreign Influence by Brad Thor and I'm about to start his newest one, Full Black. He's got such a dark sense of humor even through horrific things (like terrorist attacks) so I'll probably stock up on his older books after this. Also this week, I read the Christopher Reich trilogy - Rules of Deception, Rules of Vengeance and Rules of Betrayal.

    I still have George R.R. Martin's A Dance With Dragons on the to be read list but I'm going to have to work up some boredom before I start it. I'd like for just a single character with any good personality traits to survive more than a few chapters! The best synopsis of the books I can give is this: no one dies of the plague.

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    Tons of emails, and the WSJ.
    I'll probably finish The Hound of the Baskervilles tonight.


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    The Return of Sherlock Holmes

    It is impossible to tickle yourself
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    Embassytown, by China Meiville. It's interesting if you like permutations of language in a sci-fi world.

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    Just finished Marlon Brando's autobiography. Now reading Dante Giacosa's autobiography, "Forty Years of Design with Fiat"

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    the Hiram Key By Christopher Knight & Robert Lomas. They looking to find the origins of masonic ritual quite interesting so far...

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    Give me the weed, the fragrant weed, My wearied brain to calm; In a wreath of smoke, while I crack my joke, I'll find a healing balm.
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    sigmapiguy wrote:
    [/quote]So far this summer I've read: Being and Nothingness by Sartre, Beyond Good and Evil by Nietzsche, The Critique of Pure Reason by Kant, *******s Finish First by Tucker Max, and a few others. I currently starting Human, All-Too Human by Nietzsche and Being and Time by Heidegger. Philosophy (particularly existentialism) is best served with a nice pipe [:puffy:] [quote]

    Sorry...this has to be done.

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    I am reading the second book in the Sword of Truth series and the Lost Hero!

    Mason jars and bale top jars, mason jars and bale top jars.... that is all!

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    Just read the Riftwar Saga again and just today finished off Warren Zevon's biography "I'll Sleep When I'm Dead". I'd recommend that anybody that has an even passing interest in Warren and his music give it a read.

    "Enjoy every sandwich." -Warren Zevon
    Best advice that I've ever heard.
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    To Conquer Hell: The Meuse-Argonne, 1918 - Edward G. Lengel
    Good book on WW1

    Gios
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    The Man Who Never Returned

    A Peter Quinn novel based on the true story of the unexplained disappearence of an alleged crooked New York State Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater in 1930.

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    Reading Master Sniper, by Stephen Hunter. This was his first book and I bought a lot of about 12 by him, so I figured I'd start at the beginning and read my way through.

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    Neville Shute's - "A Town Like Alice" - Really enjoying this one!

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    Just today started reading "Talk to the Snail: Ten Commandments For Understanding the French" by Stephen Clarke and this book is hilarious.

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    Just started the Great Gatsby.

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    I just read a book by this famous doctor. I think he was German, Süss, or something. It's riveting. I'm only a couple pages into it, but there's this dude Sam who keeps trying to make this man whose name we don't know eat Green Eggs and Ham with all these weird ass people/places. I'm like "tell him to piss off!" Who would eat that in a box or with a fox? Not me. I'll let you know how it ends. I bet it's a bloodbath.

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    I nearly just pissed myself, baron!

    Ok Ok... straight face... Oh I can't do it!

    Alright, I think I'm done now... whew!

    I just finisher The Two Towers, and now I'm moving on to the Return of the King while smoking some FMOTT!

    Oh boy, I hope Sam gets to Frodo!

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    Just finished The children of Hurin by Tolkien was good recommend it to any middle earth addict.
    Cept those [/i]dirty stinky elves[i]!
    why wont the italic button work??
    bloody elves

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    Im about to finish a really solid read by a gentleman named M. John Harrison. The book is called Light. Really hard hitting sci-fi novel of the highest order. Good stuff!

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    seanz, you gotta click the italic button at the beginning of the italicised phrase (to initiate the html for itialic) and the end (to close it) looks like italics when you do that

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  21. seanz

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    hmm
    Woo hoo!!
    cheers man

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    seanz, thanks!

    Lord willing, I'm about to make a HUGE purchase of a bunch of Tolkien's work (along with Christopher's) of all the OTHER writings.
    I've always loved the LOTR, Hobbit, and Silmarillion books but now I need to really delve in to Middle Earth like Durin on a mithril hunt. I just have to get past the Lady of the Wood first (my wife) with the money stuff.

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  23. seanz

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    ahh the true quest
    good luck in that adventure. i no longer have that trial now its the numbers in the acc that dictate what i can do

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    I finished up (for the third or fourth time) Norman Macleans Young Men and Fire, and am starting on Sherwood Andersons Winesburg, Ohio.

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    I just finished up Good Omens by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman. Next I'll start on American Gods by the same author.

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    Catching up on my periodicals; Garden & Gun and Bourbon Review.

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    The Day Before Midnight, by Stephen Hunter

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    The History of the American Revolution by David Ramsay. David Ramsay 1749-1815, "was an active participant in many of the events of the period and a member of the Continental Congress from South Carolina."

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    This is more of a book question. Does anyone have any word on when the new Sherlock Holmes will be published? I heard the Doyle estate allowed the commisioning of another Holmes novella/novel, a continuation of the existing stories, to be written, but haven't heard anything since.

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    I'll list the books I am reading at the moment. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe, The War of Wars by Robert Harvey, the Waste Land by T.S. Elliot and a few others that are not interesting unless you're a literary critic. I guess the Waste Land us not really a book but I am writing a paper on it so I am never really through reading it.

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    [quote]Just read the Riftwar Saga again and just today finished off Warren Zevon's biography "I'll Sleep When I'm Dead". I'd recommend that anybody that has an even passing interest in Warren and his music give it a read.

    GREAT book! My favorite part was when he appointed his son to go clean out his porn collection when he died. His son was like, " I didn't know it was DAD'S porn!" (Meaning Warren was IN the porn HIMSELF!) Funny stuff!

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    I am in the middle of Shelby Foote's trilogy of the Civil War a narrative. It will take me a while to get threw all three.

    Think slow, act fast.
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    Have a few going at once

    The Everything Ghost Hunting Book
    In Search of Pipe Dreams
    Sole Survivor - Dean Koontz (almost done w/this one, then moving to another of his books "Phantoms")

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    I just finished 'Lost city of Z'by David Grann and I am about to finish 'Feast of crows' by George RR Martin (Yes I read them both concurrently). If you love true adventure I recommend 'Lost city of Z', an excellent read! The book follows the true life of explorer Percy Fawcett. 'Feast of Crows' is excellent as well, you don't have to read the series long to understand why the call George RR Martin the 'American Tolkien'.

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    Just about to go to Amazon.com and pitch a book fit.

    If at first you don't succeed you are running about average.
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    about half way through the 2nd lord of the rings book! Never read them only seen the movies.

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    Reading Clive Cusslers The Chase. Clive always provides a fun read!!

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    I'm halfway through a book called THE INNOCENT MAGE by Karen Miller

    For the review go here:

    http://fantasyscifibookreview.blogspot.com/2008/01/innocent-mage-by-karen-miller.html

    It's a good Fantasy Novel without all the flash and spaceships n such. Good middle-age type thing.

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    The Christian in Complete Armour by Gurnall, Resolution by Parker (just getting into Westerns)...

    I started working in a library when I was 15 and find it's an occupational habit...that's why I need a churchwarden!

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    Super book Spartan!

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    I am a classic heavy metal fan and enjoy Eddie Trunk's radio shows. I'm reading a copy of his book "Eddie Trunks Essential Hard Rock and Heavy Metal". I picked it up and had it signed at a store in NJ earlier this summer. Lots of great pictures and insights into the bands in this genre.
    http://www.amazon.com/Eddie-Trunks-Essential-Heavy-Metal/dp/0810998319

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    "Extraordinary Popular Delusions And The Madness Of Crowds" by Thomas Mackay. Written in 1841, it discusses mass movements of people taken in by schemes like Tulip Mania in Holland, the South Seas Bubble Scheme ( stock swindle in France) etc. Really facinating book that shows that there is nothing new. Bernie Madoff could have built his ponzi scheme on this book. A wortwhile read.

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    The new Fall 2011 issue of P&T Magazine. Some great reading in this issue. Trial by Fire reviews done of the newer H&H Blends. There is a great write-up with photos of the Kansas City carving contest. There is afire article on The Throwdown in Chicago and a great article on how to review pipe tobacco.

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    About halfway through "Blowback" by Brad Thor, that guy writes some awesome, testosterone infused action. Totally over the top but entertaining none the less. Also about halfway through "I am America and so can you" by Stephen Colbert. Probably finish them both off by Saturday.

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  45. unclearthur

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    Just finished Haunted Bookshop, again.

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    The Silver Locomotive by Edward Marston - Which is part of the Inspector Colbeck series which are all centered around a detective in London at the dawn the the railway system. Entertaining reads for you historical crime fiction buffs.

    Also reading Leap Over a Wall by Eugene Peterson.

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    On vacation, I read a few of the Indiana Jones prequels. They were easy reads, but I enjoyed them. I just have to get the girlfriend to mail me the rest of them.

    I've begun reading Achtung - Panzer!, the book that gave birth to the German tactics in the 2nd World War. The first part shows just how close minded the leaders of armies were at the start of World War One.

    Now, I've noticed a tendency for this forum to get rather silly.
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    Ga'devening everyone,

    I wanted to mention a book I've been reading, written by one of our illustirous members baronsamedi. I first learned of the book in a string about Home Brewing.
    It is Brew or Die. It is a regular guy's guide to brewing that most mystical of drafts... Nectar of the Gods...Mead.

    Mead is something I have wanted to attempt to brew for quite some time... I now have the confidence to do so. When I can assemble the necessaries, I will.

    Thank you Baron.
    It's a very fine and user friendly read.

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    101 Positions by Iwanna Bendover

    Earth: The Insane Asylum of the Universe. Nowhere else could things be more messed up.

    Does a culture based on separation and competition, of scientific sophistication and mideval religion, offer happiness even as it ravishes the Earth that sustains it?
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    Unbroken and the earth chronicles by Sitchin.
    I also read 2 WW2 magazines during my night shift.

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    Hunter S. Thompson's The Proud Highway. A bit behind on my magazines, so I'm trying to catch up there. Contemplating re-reading LotR - used to read it every other year at Christmas, but haven't in quite awhile. I remember quite well sitting there in my chair, my youngest asleep in my arm as I read. Couldn't get up and disturb her,of course. She'll be 25 October 1st, so I guess that makes it 1986 when I last read it.

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    The Creation of the Presidency, 1775–1789: A Study in Constitutional History by Charles C. Thach, Jr.

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    "Fresh from a battle against monarchy, the American Founders were wary of a strong executive, but they were equally conscious that unchecked legislative power risked all the excesses of democracy. Creating an effective executive who did not dominate the legislative body posed a significant challenge. In The Creation of the Presidency, 1775–1789, Charles Thach’s lucid analysis reveals how these conflicting concerns shaped the writing of the Constitution and the early clarification of executive powers."

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    Pipesmagazine.com! Wish I could read like I used to but for now this is the information I'm trying to take in so it will do!

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    Marrow of Modern Divinity by Fisher
    Thomas Jefferson and American Democracy by Beloff
    No Time to Say Goodbye by Barclay

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    Hunter S. Thompson's The Proud Highway

    I have that book and for the life of me I dont recall a thing about it. I may have been too stoned to remember it, or I may have been too stoned to get around to reading it, I cant remember which

    The Creation of the Presidency, 1775–1789: A Study in Constitutional History by Charles C. Thach, Jr.

    Thomas Jefferson and American Democracy by Beloff

    Nice to see titles like these in the lists.
    I'm currently reading "Hard Times" by Studs Terkel. In the 1960's, Studs set out to interview people who lived through the Great Depression. He didnt try to do anything but get their impressions of the times, take down some biography and record any particular stories about people and places. The range of people interviewed is all walks of life from teenage kids who rode freight trains and lived in hobo jungles, to farmers who lost everything or barely made it, miners, union organizers, strikebreakers, government workers, failed bankers, musicians, succesful businessman, investors who lost everything. From inner city to rural backwoods, the Dustbowl to the Big Apple there are some really fascinating stories told and a lot of perspective about what we are going through today.
    Highly recommended book

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    The Complete Frank Miller - BATMAN

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    "Hard Times" by Studs Terkel

    Sounds like something I'd read.

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    I tend to have a couple of books on the go at any given time - usually one at home, one in the truck/briefcase (for killing time between meetings), and of course, whatever is on my desk at work.
    Currently, my book at home is: Re-reading of the Sherlock Holmes canon
    The book in my briefcase is: James A. Mitchner, The Novel (I really didn't think I was going to enjoy this book, but I am pleasantly surprised!)
    The book on my desk: The ever exciting "Immigration and Refugee Protection Act"

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    I'm just starting 'A Storm of Swords' 3rd book in the series 'A Song of Ice and Fire'. I highly recommend them.

    In a society that has destroyed all adventure, the only adventure left is to destroy that society.
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    I've read several of Studs Terkel's books - Hard Times and The Good War immediately come to mind. Good stuff. And, after having not read any Michener in at least 25 years, I picked up The Novel and a couple of others at a recent book fair. $.50 a pop, what the hell.

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    I just picked up a copy of Clive Cusslers new novel "The Race"

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    101 Positions by Iwanna Bendover

    Can I borrow it when you finish?

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    Sherlock Holmes!

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    Just the daily paper now. Its the only thing I have time for. Thinking of ordering the book Pipe dreams though.

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    Just the daily paper now. Its the only thing I have time for. Thinking of ordering the book Pipe dreams though.

    I just started "Pipe Dreams". Not exactly what I thought it would be, more of an anecdotal collection of pipe articles than book. But, for $15 delivered via Amazon (paperback), not a bad investment and a book you can read one chapter at a time.

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    The Leauge of Family, which is a friend of mines first venture into writing. A good read, but not my kind of book.

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    I was gonna thank Lawrence for plugging my book, but after Hobie's remark, I don't want anything of mine getting "plugged"

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    Just started "The Master Executioner" by Loren Estleman and the first book in the Hector Lynch series by Tim Severin. The first title is a Western and when people find out I read Westerns they usually say something like, "Westerns are for old guys..." etc. Not all Westerns are equal. The prose of an Estleman novel or an old short Western by Elmore Leonard is a good read. The second title is a swashbuckle type novel and I plan on starting that one tonight.

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    I read Louis L'amour's "Riding for the Brand" again awhile back. That's a great bunch of stories.

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    I've listened to a few of L'Amour's stuff, good old fashion action, the good and the bad buys are easily defined.

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