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What Are You Currently Reading

Postby First Bus Driver » Sun Sep 05, 2004 2:00 am

So, what book are you reading at the moment.

I am reading the Autobiography of 'Gazza'

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Postby dazza » Sun Sep 05, 2004 6:19 am

I'm currently reading Killing for Culture:An Illustrated History of Death Film from Mondo to
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Fascinating stuff
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Postby paladin » Sun Sep 05, 2004 7:27 am

A Reader's Guide to Writers' Britain (Sally Varlow) is my current bedside book. :D
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Postby My Kitten » Sun Sep 05, 2004 9:14 am

My current read is "Millenium People" by J.G Ballard, all about tension and uprising in an exclusive housing community Bought it when sitting at Heathrow waiting for my plane home and the first bit I read is all about a bomb in Heathrow, cracking reading hehe.

Wouldn't recommend it as yet, seems a bit too much like his previous book "High Rise", which itself was good.
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Postby purplegrum » Sun Sep 05, 2004 9:43 am

I'm re-reading "On The Road" by Jack Kerouac.
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Postby Sharon » Sun Sep 05, 2004 9:54 am

I've just finished Metamorphosis by Kafka....read the Ballad of Reading Gaol by Oscar Wilde last night - both very dark - so this morning I am onto Still Life with Bottle by Ralph Steadman...

Emmar, I used to love Ballard - well still do, but I just havent enjoyed any of his recent stuff at all. I doubt he'll ever better High Ruse, Dworwned World and Concrete Island. All brilliant. Guess it must be hard to come up with new themes.....
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Postby DMcNay » Sun Sep 05, 2004 10:35 am

"The Life and Death of Peter Sellers" which is incredibly revealing about how much of a c*nt he was.
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Postby kn0wledge » Sun Sep 05, 2004 11:13 am

The Sunday Telegraph
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Postby Gazzathecoigne » Sun Sep 05, 2004 11:13 am

I to have just finnished Paul Gascoignes autobiography. I hope that people who don't even like football or the man himself would still give it a go. You'll be surprised.
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Postby skintobalinto » Sun Sep 05, 2004 11:39 am

I have just started to read - Do Andriods Dream of Electric Sheep by Philip K Dick, it is the book that inspired Blade Runner.
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Postby nuttytigger » Sun Sep 05, 2004 12:41 pm

i'm reading a sheila o'flanaghan book right now, i loke them as it has swearing, sex and Irish humor
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Postby kn0wledge » Sun Sep 05, 2004 12:45 pm

ROFL!!!1
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Postby Gazzathecoigne » Mon Sep 06, 2004 2:27 am

kn0wledge wrote:ROFL!!!1


ROFL!!!1


What's that mean kn0wledge?
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Postby DesignerMonkey » Mon Sep 06, 2004 9:02 am

Readin' Bill Brysons Short History of Nearly Everything...s'brilliant.
Getting totally freaked out by how little anybody REALLY knows about anything. He keeps it pretty light so you're head doesn't hurt too much, and he uses analogies that help you just about grasp the concepts.

Worth a look anyways.
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Postby DMcNay » Mon Sep 06, 2004 9:15 am

DesignerMonkey wrote:Readin' Bill Brysons Short History of Nearly Everything...s'brilliant.
Getting totally freaked out by how little anybody REALLY knows about anything. He keeps it pretty light so you're head doesn't hurt too much, and he uses analogies that help you just about grasp the concepts.

Worth a look anyways.


Aye, it's in the small pile of books to read I always seem to have, along with Robert Rankin's latest, a biography of Kitchener, and so many Boer War-related books I don't know where to start.

I wish I had someone else working on this project so I didn't have to read EVERYTHING about it.....
Too few hours in the day.
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