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Offlinephi1618
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Good books?
    #2785586 - 06/11/04 05:38 PM (13 years, 2 months ago)

Anybody ready any good books recently?

I have a new job, and need somthing to read during lunch. I like Tom Robbins, and might just check out one of his books, but I thought I'd ask what you like, see if you can come up with somthing else.


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Re: Good books? [Re: phi1618]
    #2785737 - 06/11/04 06:33 PM (13 years, 2 months ago)

lucifer principal. howard bloom.


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Re: Good books? [Re: phi1618]
    #2785749 - 06/11/04 06:36 PM (13 years, 2 months ago)

Tortuous Serpent - Donald Tyson

I'm re-reading the Thomas Covenant Chronicles as well, by Stephen R. Donaldson. The book above though is a book I've just recently read that I enjoyed.


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Re: Good books? [Re: phi1618]
    #2786017 - 06/11/04 08:51 PM (13 years, 2 months ago)



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Re: Good books? [Re: phi1618]
    #2787101 - 06/12/04 06:42 AM (13 years, 2 months ago)

i loved the book Catch22 ... it's funny and sarcastic and it just kicks ass. :yesnod:


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Re: Good books? [Re: phi1618]
    #2787270 - 06/12/04 10:28 AM (13 years, 2 months ago)

Rule of the Bone - Russel Banks

Still my favorite book


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Re: Good books? [Re: phi1618]
    #2787636 - 06/12/04 01:41 PM (13 years, 2 months ago)

meditation for beginners by Jack Kornfield....

amazing first book to read if you're interested in meditation...answered a lot of my questions i had about the whole meditation practice...


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Re: Good books? [Re: phi1618]
    #2788858 - 06/13/04 12:47 AM (13 years, 2 months ago)

Auschwitz, by Dr. Miklos Nyiszli


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Re: Good books? [Re: phi1618]
    #2788898 - 06/13/04 01:00 AM (13 years, 2 months ago)

The Elric Saga.. good stuff.


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Re: Good books? [Re: phi1618]
    #2788996 - 06/13/04 01:36 AM (13 years, 2 months ago)

No, I haven't. But, I always tell people to read 1984 and Brave New World.


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Re: Good books? [Re: phi1618]
    #2789010 - 06/13/04 01:39 AM (13 years, 2 months ago)

well I really want to start reading more... as far as good books I HAVE read?

the lords of the rings is sickly intellegent serious in its own nerdy demented way.

also I have enjoyed a few of micheal chrictons works such as jurrasic park, congo, and timeline.


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Re: Good books? [Re: 2Experimental]
    #2789022 - 06/13/04 01:44 AM (13 years, 2 months ago)

If any of ya like LotR trilogy, you'll like Elric Saga.


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Re: Good books? [Re: iluan]
    #2789035 - 06/13/04 01:50 AM (13 years, 2 months ago)

the problem with books is what one person finds immaculatly intresting the other finds overly dull and void of excitment


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Re: Good books? [Re: 2Experimental]
    #2789050 - 06/13/04 01:56 AM (13 years, 2 months ago)

True indeed.


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Re: Good books? [Re: iluan]
    #2789061 - 06/13/04 02:02 AM (13 years, 2 months ago)

which brings up: which is more important?
development of literary skills and a mastery of language and communication, OR , development of mental process output other then works of letters


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Re: Good books? [Re: 2Experimental]
    #2789063 - 06/13/04 02:03 AM (13 years, 2 months ago)

Well my literary skills suck so i hope it's the latter. hehe


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Re: Good books? [Re: iluan]
    #2789070 - 06/13/04 02:06 AM (13 years, 2 months ago)

me too! but this also brings up the question:
which is more important: mental process and intellegent intuitive thinking to manage your life, OR, pysicall prowess and strength of body to change your situation and manage your life


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Re: Good books? [Re: 2Experimental]
    #2789073 - 06/13/04 02:08 AM (13 years, 2 months ago)

I pick ( c ) none of the above, i don't bother to manage my life, i take it a day at a time and go with the flow, i have no idea what next week will bring. =)


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Re: Good books? [Re: phi1618]
    #2789150 - 06/13/04 02:47 AM (13 years, 2 months ago)

I definitely recommend George Orwell's 1984!


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Re: Good books? [Re: phi1618]
    #2789581 - 06/13/04 10:54 AM (13 years, 2 months ago)

picked up my old copy of edgar pangborn's _davy_ again...


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