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Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris.

Had it sitting on my shelf for years and I felt like reading some comedy so i started it a few nights ago,
It's ok. Lightly amusing, but I find it overrated
Post edited August 22, 2011 by CaptainGyro
Currently:
Xenocide - Orson Scott Card
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csmith: Currently:
Xenocide - Orson Scott Card
My copy of the first book in that series, Ender's Game, is so badly misprinted that the story is quite difficult to figure out (after chapter 2, the book starts again from the beginning, then somewhere around chapter 14 there are several missing chapters as well as a few other issues.)

Thankfully Speaker for the Dead and Xenocide were fine.
Currently:

A Hard Day's Knight

by Simon R Green
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csmith: Currently:
Xenocide - Orson Scott Card
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DreadMoth: My copy of the first book in that series, Ender's Game, is so badly misprinted that the story is quite difficult to figure out (after chapter 2, the book starts again from the beginning, then somewhere around chapter 14 there are several missing chapters as well as a few other issues.) ...
GAH! I hate it when that happens. I had a copy of The Legend of Huma that had some of the pages printed upside-down!
Neuromancer - William Gibson
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DreadMoth: My copy of the first book in that series, Ender's Game, is so badly misprinted that the story is quite difficult to figure out (after chapter 2, the book starts again from the beginning, then somewhere around chapter 14 there are several missing chapters as well as a few other issues.)

Thankfully Speaker for the Dead and Xenocide were fine.
Good lord. That's horrible. I recently repurchased the books to get the new introductions by Orson Scott Card. Hearing his thought processes and reasoning behind the books was quite entertaining.
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DreadMoth: My copy of the first book in that series, Ender's Game, is so badly misprinted that the story is quite difficult to figure out (after chapter 2, the book starts again from the beginning, then somewhere around chapter 14 there are several missing chapters as well as a few other issues.)

Thankfully Speaker for the Dead and Xenocide were fine.
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csmith: Good lord. That's horrible. I recently repurchased the books to get the new introductions by Orson Scott Card. Hearing his thought processes and reasoning behind the books was quite entertaining.
OSC is nucking futts, in my experience, some of his books are great reading, though:)

I did like the Ender's Game series, though I never did read the spin-offs about Bean.

I haven't read any fiction in awhile. I was thinking of getting the rest of Transmetropolitan and The Boys (whatever they're up to at this point). I haven't grabbed any non-graphic novels in awhile.
just read 'the prince' today not fiction but you can see why it's considered required reading in political classes and by world leaders... good read and brutally honest about how to get power and keep it gonna grab his treatise on democracy soon...
Vampire Hunter D: Demon Deathchase (Vol. 3 in series) - The book that the second film (Vampire D: Bloodlust) is based on. Pretty decent so far.
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wodmarach: just read 'the prince' today not fiction but you can see why it's considered required reading in political classes and by world leaders... good read and brutally honest about how to get power and keep it gonna grab his treatise on democracy soon...
In my book I'm reading Zinn has a chapter on The Prince, which I think is excellent and really a good counterpoint to Machiavelli and Realism. I think it would be excellent reading after just reading The Prince.
http://archief.punt.nl/index.php?r=1&id=271229&tbl_archief=0
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wodmarach: just read 'the prince' today not fiction but you can see why it's considered required reading in political classes and by world leaders... good read and brutally honest about how to get power and keep it gonna grab his treatise on democracy soon...
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SheBear: In my book I'm reading Zinn has a chapter on The Prince, which I think is excellent and really a good counterpoint to Machiavelli and Realism. I think it would be excellent reading after just reading The Prince.
http://archief.punt.nl/index.php?r=1&id=271229&tbl_archief=0
The thing is people seem to think that machiavelli only wrote the prince and forget his work on democracy. Realism was taken on because it was effective and supported the status quo but there are hints he doesn't really believe most of his writing and that some of it is purely a way to insult the Borgias etc and their excesses without it being said in the open.
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klaymen: So far I've read Guards! Guards! and Reaper Man.
The 4 next books I have are: Sourcery, Witches abroad, Night watch and Men at arms.
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wodmarach: ack you've missed a couple of books out of the guards series >.<
Theres a long continuing story line in this series within a series which goes something like this.
Guards Guards,
Men at arms,
Feet of Clay,
Jingo,(this ones a little slow)
The Fifth Elephant,
Nightwatch,
Thud.
The City Watch is definitely my favourite story arc. I do recommend reading them in sequence. The stories aren't connected as such, but things happen in each story that have an impact on the world, so if you read them out of sequence, you'll likely be puzzled as to why things are as they are. They are the most serious of the Discworld novels, while still being very funny, and contain many great moments of awesome badassery.

Man, now I want to go read the Discworld pages on TVTropes.
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wodmarach: ack you've missed a couple of books out of the guards series >.<
Theres a long continuing story line in this series within a series which goes something like this.
Guards Guards,
Men at arms,
Feet of Clay,
Jingo,(this ones a little slow)
The Fifth Elephant,
Nightwatch,
Thud.
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Wishbone: The City Watch is definitely my favourite story arc. I do recommend reading them in sequence. The stories aren't connected as such, but things happen in each story that have an impact on the world, so if you read them out of sequence, you'll likely be puzzled as to why things are as they are. They are the most serious of the Discworld novels, while still being very funny, and contain many great moments of awesome badassery.

Man, now I want to go read the Discworld pages on TVTropes.
I still can't quite decide where to put The last hero.. you kinda need to have read the wizard books upto this point aswell as the watch (cohen is expanded mostly in the rincewind/wizard series for example but you need to know about the changes to Carrot etc aswell)
Okay I need to make more time in my life. I never read anymore, I have limited time for gaming, even trying to get fit again (cooking myself and exercising) takes most of my free nights. Making a lot of money looks less worth it every year... Obviously I'm obligated to be a parent, not going to put that aside:)