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For people who want to talk about their favorite reads, their current reads and for those who need or want to give book recommendations.

For people who want to talk about their favorite reads, their current reads and for those who need or want to give book recommendations.

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Posted by AlanCliffe
The Town and the City. Published the year one “John” Kerouac—the name it appeared —was twenty-eight, seven years before On the Road made him famous. You could compare it to Mailer's The Naked and the Dead. With both books, it is ...
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Jan 4Jan 4

Posted by William77
Can anyone suggest best abridged version books to understand Marx's das capital
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Books: Only Books
Nov 22, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by LenHazell53
I recently managed to get hold of a book I read many years ago, and was more than a little shocked by it. I have for many years been a fan of British horror writer Graham Masterton and have collected almost all of his books bar one. In 1980 under the...
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Jul 21, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by HannaYou
I might be a bit late to the party, but for those who like Scandinavian crime thrillers (or any type of mystery/crime books), have you read Jo Nesbo's Harry Hole series? I found Thirst (the 11th in the series I believe) at a bus stop and decided ...
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Jul 10, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by HannaYou
Stephen Fry- Mythos I'm ashamed to say that I never knew much about Greek mythology until now. It never interested me, and I probably wouldn't have bought the book if Stephen Fry wasn't the author. But I have to say that I absolutely loved it. It's ...
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Jun 5, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by HannaYou
The last two books I've read were Sapiens and Homo Deus, both written by the brilliant Yuval Noah Harari. I also have a third book if his, 21 Lessons for the 21st Century. Highly recommend his works to anyone who is interested in history, ...
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Dec 10, 2019Dec 2019

Posted by Matias
Richard Wrangham: "The Goodness Paradox: How Evolution Made Us Both More and Less Violent": The key fact about humans is that within our social communities we have a rather low propensity to fight: compared to most wild (social) mammals we are very ...
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Sep 3, 2019Sep 2019

Posted by JenBeberstein
What new books are you looking forward to reading? I am really looking forward to receiving Stephen King's new book "The Institute" next week!
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Jun 2, 2019Jun 2019

Posted by GaryWayne
I do hope this group will not mind an author sharing with you a new fantasy series... You can get a quick read at Amazon and Google Books and also find them at Barnes & Nobles or Ebay. The series is called, "IMPEREALISITY," by Gary Wayne. The ...
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Apr 20, 2019Apr 2019

Posted by JillIversen
Curious if any of you read several books simultaneously? I keep a stack handy and pick up whichever book suits my mood at the moment :)
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Apr 3, 2019Apr 2019

Posted by Lutherzme
A Point of View: Is there still any point collecting books?
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Dec 21, 2018Dec 2018

Posted by AmiSue
Just finished another one! Yeah, I know...my name is AmiSue and I am addicted to books. Born a Crime by Trevor Noah Very interesting account of his youth in South Africa. A tribute to his mother; it is both disturbing and beautiful. I recommend it!
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Nov 25, 2018Nov 2018

Posted by CeliaVL
I am a very fast and voracious reader, I have read just about any classic you can think of, I have very little money for buying books , and I don't have access to a public library at the moment. Can anyone recommend me free books I can read online ...
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Aug 29, 2018Aug 2018

Posted by sfvpool
Just finished "How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk" by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish. It was written as a workbook for parents to learn alternatives to punishment. I really enjoyed it, as a father of three grown boys and ...
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Aug 10, 2018Aug 2018

Posted by Frisbeeguy317
Hey, anyone here obsessed with Audio books like I am? I am practically vegan or really into cross-fit when it comes to audio books (I have to talk about it constantly) I just finished "Turtles all the Way Down" by John Green and read by Kate Rudd. ...
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Aug 3, 2018Aug 2018

Posted by Hellbent
Are you currently reading several books? I nearly always have a number of books on the go. At the moment I'm reading Life and Fate by Vasily Grossman, Ian Kershaw's biography of Hitler and Panic Room, a mystery story by Robert Godard. I didn't plan...
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Aug 2, 2018Aug 2018

Posted by JenBeberstein
How do you decide which books to keep and which to let go?
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Aug 1, 2018Aug 2018

Posted by blanc_look
I am interested in occult books, philosophy, and great knowledge. If you're planning to dispose of it, maybe I can take advantage of it by reading some.
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Jul 4, 2018Jul 2018

Posted by filcek78
I’m reading How Jesus Became God by Bart D Ehrman. He is much more knowledgeable than I am when it comes to the Bible so I can’t claim I’m right and he’s wrong but it seems to me that he takes a lot more of Jesus’s life events as actually ...
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May 22, 2018May 2018

Posted by mudhen
I'm currently trying to get through Robert Sapolsky's Behave, which is terrific, but no walk in the park for the non-neuroscientists among us. His other books were more accessible. But he's the only hilarious primatologist/neuroscientist out ...
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Posted by Julie808I'm currently reading "The Power Worshippers" by Katherine Stewart. Is anyone else reading this?

Posted by HannaYouI might be a bit late to the party, but for those who like Scandinavian crime thrillers (or any type of mystery/crime books), have you read Jo Nesbo's Harry Hole series?

Posted by HannaYouStephen Fry- Mythos I'm ashamed to say that I never knew much about Greek mythology until now.

Posted by HannaYouI've just finished this book and I cannot begin to describe the amount of respect and admiration I have for the author, Ayaan Hirsi Ali.

Posted by HagesHave any of you read this?

Posted by IamNobodyWell certainly took my time....in my defense, it's 969 pages and I have other things going on as well. Anyhow, two down three more to go...

Posted by IamNobodyOne down, four more to go.

Posted by GaryWayneI do hope this group will not mind an author sharing with you a new fantasy series.

Posted by IamNobodyIamHappy camper !! GOT my collection

Posted by IamNobodyTook me a while but it was time well spent and a hell of a tour de force. Mr Isaacson delivers (Now third in my collection). It's on my shelf of completed and favorite now. Highly recommendable.

Posted by IamNobodySunday read with Maps app to see where each location is placed on the map, nice large coffe while it is still snowing.

Posted by IamNobodyI didn't notice it is a novel otherwise I wouldn't have bought it.

Posted by coralisthreeI need a friend

Posted by purcascadeSeems apropos for a book group in a dating site, no?

Posted by XuandeI just found out my favorite book series has been scooped up by Amazon for a TV show. I'm beyond excited. Any other Wheel of Time fans out there?

Posted by JenBebersteinHow do you decide which books to keep and which to let go?

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