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ukwill

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7,955 posts

113 months

Monday 16th February 2009
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Im just starting out on 2 new ones:

Nick Davies - Flat Earth News
Misha Glenny - McMafia: Seriously Organised Crime

Both seem to have been well received. The reason I bought the Misha Glenny book was that the line that said "if you loved Freakonomics...". I loved that book, so here we go.


what are you reading?

350GT

73,668 posts

161 months

Monday 16th February 2009
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The Ultimate Hitchhikers guide to the galaxy... 5 books, and a story!

V8mate

37,929 posts

95 months

Monday 16th February 2009
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Wetlands.

Legitimate literature about a (good filthy) filthy German bird wink

hollypop

810 posts

125 months

Monday 16th February 2009
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Just finished another Patricia Cornwell. Bit grim in places but fantastic!

keep finding them in charity shops but means I can't read them in sequence!

cottonfoo

5,225 posts

116 months

Monday 16th February 2009
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Speaker for the Dead.
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Mr E

17,102 posts

165 months

Monday 16th February 2009
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"Anathem" - Neal Stephenson

cw42

976 posts

137 months

Monday 16th February 2009
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"Watchmen" Graphic Novel. smile
(swotting up for the 06/03 release

ukwill

Original Poster:

7,955 posts

113 months

Monday 16th February 2009
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cw42 said:
"Watchmen" Graphic Novel. smile
(swotting up for the 06/03 release
Graphic Novel? That's not what they were called when I wer'lad. wink

M3CHA-MONK3Y

5,702 posts

101 months

Monday 16th February 2009
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Just bashing through the Sven Hassel books. Funny and thought provoking.

Romanymagic

3,298 posts

125 months

Monday 16th February 2009
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The Ultimate History of BMW - not as terrible as it sounds!

Crimson Tide

4,523 posts

120 months

Monday 16th February 2009
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The Jet Engine by Rolls Royce.

S3 Alex

767 posts

98 months

Monday 16th February 2009
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Re-reading Catch 22 for the millionth time. It's so good, and so clever. I love it.

Also just finished re-reading a couple of Orwell books.

olic

170 posts

118 months

Monday 16th February 2009
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Parkhurst tales

Shaw Tarse

25,885 posts

109 months

Monday 16th February 2009
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Bond.
James Bond!
& I've realised Mr Flemming may not be PC frown

V6

3,147 posts

127 months

Monday 16th February 2009
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The history of the AK47.

n3il123

1,356 posts

119 months

Monday 16th February 2009
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Currently reading

Cityboy
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

Oh and have "The best of is it just me or is everything st?" as some bathroom reading

LMC

918 posts

119 months

Monday 16th February 2009
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I'm partway through Robert Ludlum's Bourne Trilogy. There's enough detail to make a dozen movies.

gbbird

5,173 posts

150 months

Monday 16th February 2009
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The Picture of Dorian Gray, by Oscar Wilde.

Office_Monkey

1,892 posts

115 months

Monday 16th February 2009
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Just finished Derren Brown's Tricks of the mind. Quite an interesting read.

Russ35

1,926 posts

145 months

Monday 16th February 2009
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Death from the Skies!: These Are the Ways the World Will End by Phil Plait - Bad Astronomy Blog