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Last book you read / books you are reading.

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by johnny k, Mar 16, 2018.

  1. speedingjet

    speedingjet Tele-Meister

    Just started "East of Eden" this weekend. Wow. Can't put it down. I thought Grapes of Wrath and Winter of our discontent were good, but wow.

    Before that, "Guadalcanal" and "Sea of Thunder" – was on a WWII Pacific theatre kick.
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  2. P Thought

    P Thought Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

    Last book: a re-read of Kurt Vonnegut's Cat's Cradle. I'm not sure how many times I've read it now, at least four. Current book is Hawaii, by James Michener. Always liked Michener.
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  3. chemobrain

    chemobrain Friend of Leo's Ad Free Member

    Nov 5, 2016
    oakland ca.
    Simple & Simple Le Carre', A compilation of Charles Bukowski's work Run With the Hound, Glue Irvine Welsh,
  4. OneHenry

    OneHenry Tele-Holic

    Apr 16, 2018
    North carolina
    Just started reading "Killing the Rising Sun: How the United States Ended World War II"

    I recently finished reading "Sink 'em All: Submarine Warfare in the Oacific"

    These books are about an era when the US had built a truly top notch military and the country was able and willing to do what was necessary to win a war.
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  5. stratwilly

    stratwilly Tele-Meister

    Sep 1, 2016
    Author: Grégoire Hervier
    A thriller about a mysteriously Gibson vintage guitar ...
  6. moosie

    moosie Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

    Jul 18, 2010
    Western Connecticut
    I'm on my library's waiting list for this one. The only thing as good as a new Davenport book (or Flowers), is Bosch.
  7. Doghouse_Riley

    Doghouse_Riley Tele-Afflicted

    Sep 11, 2016
    I'm reading a good one for the Bad Dog Cafe contingent:

    "The Art of The Argument: Western Civilization's Last Stand" by Stefan Molyneux
  8. johnny k

    johnny k Friend of Leo's

    Jan 15, 2011
    I m starting Anton Lavey satanic bible, out of curiosity.
  9. edchavez

    edchavez Tele-Meister

    Jan 26, 2011
    I recently read The Road..
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  10. blowtorch

    blowtorch Telefied Ad Free Member

    May 2, 2003
    The Five People You Meet in Heaven
    Lost City of the Monkey God
  11. Random1643

    Random1643 Tele-Holic Silver Supporter

    Mar 11, 2015
    Upper Midwest
    Onigamiising:Seasons of an Ojibwe Year by Linda LeGarde Grover.

    For work I'm always reading books, articles, etc. about economics, economic policy, community economic development, business development, quantitative research methods, etc.
  12. telleutelleme

    telleutelleme Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

    Jan 15, 2010
    Currently War as I Knew it. George C. Patton.
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  13. rich815

    rich815 Friend of Leo's

    Aug 22, 2016
    San Francisco Bay Area
    The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto by Mitch Albom.
  14. JL_LI

    JL_LI Tele-Afflicted

    May 20, 2017
    Long Island, NY
    Walter Isaacson's "Einstein, His Life and Universe, the basis for Genius". I read it to and from Hawaii last month and a second time when I got home. The book is pretty readable if you're familiar with relativity but certainly obtuse if you're not. It described how Einstein developed his theories through thought experiments and how the math was developed later with the help of others. The book went deeply into Einstein's conundrum of insisting on a deterministic universe in the face of the developing probabilistic theories of quantum mechanics. The book is a great follow on for those who contributed to the "Was Einstein wrong?" thread a few months back.
  15. thunderbyrd

    thunderbyrd Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

    Dec 21, 2004
    central ky
    I never thought i'd ever write this, but "twisted prey" was not too good. pretty much everything in it was predictable, and not very interesting. this makes 29 lucas davenport novels, I hope mr Sanford/camp isn't getting burned out.
  16. Junkyard Dog

    Junkyard Dog Tele-Afflicted

    Mar 7, 2016
    Last book: Outlaw Platoon...personal account of 10th Mountain Division in Afghanistan
    Current book: One Second After...fictional story of survival/struggle in the aftermath of an EMP that takes out the East Coast
  17. Evil Funk

    Evil Funk Tele-Meister

    Sep 23, 2017
    ...just finished The Dark Tower series, and before that was Moby Dick. I'm now reading A Song of Ice and Fire series.
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  18. Sooper8

    Sooper8 Tele-Holic

    May 24, 2011
    UK- Midlands
    Just finishing the Steve Jones (Sex Pistols) book...I highly recommend it
    [​IMG]IMG_8657 by Sooper 8, on Flickr
  19. Mr. Lumbergh

    Mr. Lumbergh Poster Extraordinaire

    Jun 13, 2013
    Initech, Inc.
  20. jaybones

    jaybones Friend of Leo's

    Currently reading First They Killed My Father. Story of a girl who gets swept up in the chaos of Pol Pot's Khmer Rogue civil war in Cambodia in the 70's.

    Its for a book club I'm involved in here, and I didn't think I'd like it but its pretty interesting.
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