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ukwill

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7,955 posts

114 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

162 months

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

V8mate

37,981 posts

96 months

Monday 16th February 2009
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Wetlands.

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

hollypop

810 posts

126 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

5,238 posts

117 months

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

17,126 posts

166 months

Monday 16th February 2009
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"Anathem" - Neal Stephenson

cw42

976 posts

138 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

114 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

5,753 posts

102 months

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

Romanymagic

3,298 posts

126 months

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

Crimson Tide

4,527 posts

121 months

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

S3 Alex

767 posts

99 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

119 months

Monday 16th February 2009
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Parkhurst tales

Shaw Tarse

26,002 posts

110 months

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

V6

3,159 posts

128 months

Monday 16th February 2009
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The history of the AK47.

n3il123

1,372 posts

120 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

120 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

5,174 posts

151 months

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

Office_Monkey

1,893 posts

116 months

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

Russ35

1,931 posts

146 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