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Old 19-01-2006, 10:31 AM
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I've restarted the Wind-up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami.

I was reading it before Christmas and got side-tracked into reading books by Ian McEwan and William Trevor when I left it back in Ireland.

So far, so good. I prefered Norwegian Wood, but I'll leave a definitive statement on it 'til I've finished.
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Old 19-01-2006, 10:36 AM
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America's Women : Four Hundred Years of Dolls, Drudges, Helpmates, and Heroines by Gail Collins

Very interesting and well written but quite heavy. It reads like a sociology textbook.
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Old 19-01-2006, 10:58 AM
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The Assassin's Gate by George Packer, and re-reading John O Farrell's 'Things Can Only Get Better' for light relief.

Both highly recommended.
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Old 19-01-2006, 11:37 AM
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Just started reading Freuds interpretation of dreams.

It's fantastic, I can't put it down, Explains all the different reasons you might have a certain dream and most the time it has to do with the atmosphere in the room your sleeping in, i.e. whether it's cold or not.

Anyone interested in stuff like that should definately take a look at it.
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Old 19-01-2006, 03:33 PM
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surely a trick question. right now i am reading what im writing in this thread.
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Old 19-01-2006, 05:22 PM
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'Story', Robert McKee. Very useful, but very pompous with it.
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Old 19-01-2006, 09:07 PM
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Ehm...last night I read Vanity Fair (no, the magazine). This was because I had finished Lucy Sullivan is Getting Married by Marian Keyes.

Fuck, I hate myself.
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Old 19-01-2006, 09:16 PM
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Currently reading "Terry Pratchett - Small Gods"

Deftly weaves themes of forgiveness, belief and spiritual regeneration. It's an intriguing satire on institutionalized religion corrupted by power, cracking with one-liners while obliquely suggesting that maybe gods are only as powerful as the beliefs of their followers. *


*copied the review off the back of the book as i could not have described it better myself
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Old 20-01-2006, 12:11 AM
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Lunar Park- Brett Easton Ellis. How far can one man disappear up his own behind? I'll tell ye when I'm finished.

Homer- The Cave of the Cyclops.

HST- The Great White Shark Hunt. Could I miss this guy anymore?
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Old 20-01-2006, 09:00 AM
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Still reading Moby Dick. Just want to get the bloody thing finished now and move onto something else, as it's becoming a bit of a slog.

I also read Last Man Standing by Christy O'Connor on the flight home from Stockholm last week. 'Twas good. It's about hurling goalkeepers over the 2004 Championship - our own Dónal óg features heavily.
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