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ukwill

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7,954 posts

112 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

160 months

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

V8mate

37,856 posts

94 months

Monday 16th February 2009
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Wetlands.

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

hollypop

810 posts

124 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

5,218 posts

115 months

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

17,066 posts

164 months

Monday 16th February 2009
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"Anathem" - Neal Stephenson

cw42

976 posts

136 months

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

ukwill

Original Poster:

7,954 posts

112 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

5,644 posts

100 months

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

Romanymagic

3,298 posts

124 months

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

Crimson Tide

4,512 posts

119 months

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

S3 Alex

767 posts

97 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

117 months

Monday 16th February 2009
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Parkhurst tales

Shaw Tarse

25,775 posts

108 months

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

V6

3,136 posts

126 months

Monday 16th February 2009
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The history of the AK47.

n3il123

1,344 posts

118 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

118 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

5,167 posts

149 months

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

Office_Monkey

1,886 posts

114 months

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

Russ35

1,917 posts

144 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