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Old 06-05-2020, 05:19 PM   #181
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Until the end of time by Brian Greene

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Old 06-05-2020, 06:36 PM   #182
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I didn't like Dune personally, didn't bother with the rest of the series.
the writing sucked. what is it with sci-fi writers being terrible at prose?



anyway, just bought The Dog of the South by Charles Portis
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Old 06-05-2020, 08:09 PM   #183
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I'm about half way through. Started slow, but it is enjoyable.
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Old 06-05-2020, 08:12 PM   #184
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I've never read 1984 so I ordered that, gimmie some African American writers to read
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Old 06-05-2020, 09:00 PM   #185
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I've never read 1984 so I ordered that, gimmie some African American writers to read
I love 1984. One of the funniest books I've read is Baratunde Thurston's 'How To Be Black'
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Old 06-05-2020, 09:20 PM   #186
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I've never read 1984 so I ordered that, gimmie some African American writers to read
Idk why but the first thing I thought of is Walter Dean Myers' Fallen Angels. It's a YA war novel about Vietnam and I remember it being pretty great.
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Old 06-05-2020, 09:28 PM   #187
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I'm about half way through. Started slow, but it is enjoyable.
Yea I mean its a top 5 fantasy series, but hes just as bad as GRRM, the 3rd book is never coming out
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Old 06-05-2020, 11:55 PM   #188
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Shit. I should have looked into that... I have the first 2 and assumed that the third would be forthcoming. Last year I re-read the SOIAF series waiting for that fat fucl to finish up WoW.
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Old 06-05-2020, 11:57 PM   #189
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Idk why but the first thing I thought of is Walter Dean Myers' Fallen Angels. It's a YA war novel about Vietnam and I remember it being pretty great.
1984 is one that I re-read every couple of years. Love it.

Fallen Angels was probably my favorite book in middle school. I read that like 3 times back to back. I'll have to give that another read through.
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Fallen Angels is great. I’ve probably read it 3 times as well
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Old 06-06-2020, 12:37 AM   #191
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I've never read 1984 so I ordered that, gimmie some African American writers to read
Ta Nehisi Coates is my fav, but I just ordered the Color of Law and The Fire Next Time as my next two books.
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Old 06-06-2020, 01:00 AM   #192
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I need to finish whatever Legion comic I was reading
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Old 06-06-2020, 01:13 AM   #193
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I need to finish whatever Legion comic I was reading
I've been inches away from ordering all the New Mutants omnis multiple times. Even though this site is pretty great for just reading whatever comic you want:
https://readcomiconline.to/

I have built-in bookshelves that I just filled with old coding books, but have started moving those out and replacing their spots with comic omnibuses. I've most-recently picked up this ridiculous and awesome Berserk collection.
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Old 06-06-2020, 01:53 AM   #194
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I've read these two

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Old 06-16-2020, 09:59 PM   #195
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I haven't started Charles Portis but I did just read We've Got People by Ryan Grim.

If you are interested in the progressive movement over the last 30-ish years, or identify as "on the left"/liberal, I would recommend it.
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Old 07-09-2020, 04:28 PM   #196
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Just ordered Antkind which will be arriving tomorrow. First novel from Charlie Kaufman and I'm really looking forward to getting my hands on it.
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Old 07-09-2020, 04:31 PM   #197
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Has anyone read any of Roger Penrose’s work?
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Old 07-09-2020, 05:13 PM   #198
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I'm about half way through. Started slow, but it is enjoyable.
Finished this & Wise Man's Fears (book #2). Both are fantastic.

Just started American Gods on Audible.
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Old 07-09-2020, 11:50 PM   #199
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I loved American Gods, even bought the graphic novels which I haven't opened yet. One day I will watch the show

Having a good understanding of other cultures is a must unless you don't mind googling every person
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I can't say I'm too far into Antkind but my god is it brilliant. It's so incredibly Kaufman and absolutely hilarious so far.
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