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  1.  (22.21)
    Neuromancer. I'm the only person I know not have read William Gibson yet.

    I also have vol2 of Wet Moon to read and a pile of Art History books for my OU course you could stand a statue on in Trafalgar Square....
    • CommentAuthorGregCarter
    • CommentTimeNov 28th 2007
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    I can't believe I'm hooked on the .HACK//rebirth novel series. But it's good. The first chapter grabbed me and I'm still going on Vol. 3.
    Also read Welcome to the NHK novel. Much better than the anime and almost as good as the manga.
    I can't remember the last time I bought 2 books from Tokyopop at the same time. And they are novels. huh.
    • CommentAuthorwordfibers
    • CommentTimeNov 28th 2007
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    Just started The Scar by China Mieville. I really enjoyed Perdito Street Station so I'm interested to see how this one goes. I love China's world building even if I don't like his tendency to spend 3/4 of a book in setup before knocking all the pins down right at the end.

    Recently finished A Storm of Swords and am now engaged in obtaining a copy of the sequel. I'm trying to wait a little bit, as heavens only know when the fifth book will come out, but I think I'm going to wind up caving and picking it up very soon.
    • CommentAuthorDeadshot
    • CommentTimeNov 28th 2007 edited
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    If You Liked School, You'll Love Work by Irvine Welsh....good so far.
    • CommentAuthorharchangel
    • CommentTimeNov 28th 2007
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    I'm currently thoroughly enjoying wading through Cloud Atlas. Throw on top of that League of Extroidinary Gentlemen: The Black Dosseir and CS Lewis' A Preface To Paradise Lost and you have quite the litreary eclecticism....or a screwed up head...or maybe both...
    • CommentAuthorPooka
    • CommentTimeNov 28th 2007
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    I'm in the middle of a bunch of books. I started the third trade to American Virgin yesterday, I'm almost finished with an A-Z encyclopedia of Serial Killers book whom I can't remember the author, a were-wolf encyclopedia in the bathroom at my...um...me time reading... one of the many graphic novel releases of Beowulf that's out now...also can't remember the author's name...and I'm about half way through Weaveworld by Clive Barker but I've misplaced it...so...it's on hold until I find it again...
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      CommentAuthorMark R
    • CommentTimeNov 28th 2007
     (22.27)
    I'm re-reading Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas. Watched the movie more times than I can count, read the book four or five times. Can't get enough.
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      CommentAuthorJosh T.
    • CommentTimeNov 28th 2007
     (22.28)
    High Fidelity by Nick Hornby for probably the fifth time.

    Join the club, I find myself rereading that every time i can't find a book immediately.
    I'm currently enjoying Third and Indiana by Steve Lopez. It was pushed into my hand with the description "It's The Wire but in Philadelphia". So far I can't help but agree.
    I'll probably read A Long Way Down by Hornby afterwards. I can't for the life of me remember anything about it but i know I've read it...

    Comicwise I started into Alan Moore's run on Swamp Thing last night. So far so good.
    • CommentAuthorVulpes
    • CommentTimeNov 28th 2007
     (22.29)
    I just finished the Atrocity Archives and the Jennifer morgue by Charles Stross. Gotta love a series thats read like Neil Stephenson , Ian Flemming and HP Lovecraft's bastard lovechild.....
  2.  (22.30)
    In the middle of reading the following

    Skinny legs and All by Tom Robbins (quite possible my favourite prose writter)
    Crooked Little Vein by Warren Ellis (left my last copy on the bus just need to pick up another)
    The Northern Lights by Phillip Pullman (never read it and want to do so befroe i get draged to the cinema by my neice)

    MJ
  3.  (22.31)
    I'm in the middle of Charles Stross's second Merchant Princes novel, The Hidden Family, which I'm enjoying immensely. I liked Accelerando and Glasshouse, but haven't really gotten into Singularity Sky. Looking forward to the Atrocity Archives.

    Also reading Maurice LeBlanc's Arsene Lupin short stories. They're pefect short stories, little clockwork novelties of fiction. Arsene gets into elbaorate plots, either his or the police's, and gets out through incredibly cunning feats of cleverness. By contrast, Allain and Souvestre's Fantomas would get out of such plots by poisoning the food in a nunnery and setting off a bomb concelaed in a baby.
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      CommentAuthorjrivka
    • CommentTimeNov 28th 2007
     (22.32)
    I am halfway through The wolves of the Calla, which means I only have two and a half more books to go before I can read something by an author I don't want to punch in the face.

    That is, if I don't end up reading 'Salem's Lot, because damn it all but that vampire mythos sounds interesting!
  4.  (22.33)
    telsa, I'll let her know you enjoyed it.
    I found it strange reading about places I've been to.
    • CommentAuthorPooka
    • CommentTimeNov 28th 2007
     (22.34)
    jrivka: don't be dissin' on the stephen king :P

    i love his storytelling...
    my girlfriend's opinion is that his language usage is immature and sees it as kid's stories...she also thinks that R. L. Stein is really mr. king.

    i've always been able to fall back on king for a good read. I appreciate his storytelling style, and always find myself reading for hours straight without realizing it. he manages to draw me in everytime. My absolute favorite (besides the dark tower series) was The Talisman, which was my first stephen king story at about seven or eight yeard old. probably why i'm so warped as an adult hehe...
  5.  (22.35)
    I'm finishing The Waste Lands and rereading A Read Death, by Walter Mosley. Need to buy more crime and detective books. It's the genre I like to read the most.
    • CommentAuthorDamian
    • CommentTimeNov 28th 2007
     (22.36)
    Um yeah...Reading Conversations With God by Neale Donald Walsch. It's a looong story.
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      CommentAuthorTwosixteen
    • CommentTimeNov 28th 2007
     (22.37)
    The Scar by China MiƩville.
  6.  (22.38)
    Just started Undercover Economist, pretty damn good so far. Can't find fault with an interesting book about economics, although New Ideas from Dead Economists was pretty interesting as well.
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      CommentAuthorARES
    • CommentTimeNov 28th 2007
     (22.39)
    Just finished Despair by Nabokov, and Crooked Little Vein last week. Next up more Lovecraft, and probably The Glass Bead Game by Hesse.
    • CommentAuthorwizbit
    • CommentTimeNov 28th 2007
     (22.40)
    Reading Stardust, rereading Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy and the Crystal Cave. So yeah, not very high-brow, but I love the light entertainment