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Old 07-18-2012, 04:08 PM
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That's what I'm finding. I'll check out his stuff next. If you've never read Benjamin Franklin's autobiography you should check it out. It's hilarious! I totally didn't expect that when I started it.
Oy, ol Ben was a rowdy one, definitely a free thinker. Some reading I enjoyed that was suprisingly interesting was the poetry confrontation between Aphra Behn and John Wilmont, Earl of Rochester. It was a course titled Bawdy Literature of the 14th Century. Behn was the more creative writer, Rochester was jealous so he turned into more of a shock jock for his time.

may I also direct you to Mental Floss Magazine, they publish books too...zillions of deliciously fun facts
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Old 07-23-2012, 11:28 PM
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I am reading Haruki Murakami's IQ84. It's brilliant and I highly recommend it.
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Old 10-08-2012, 07:36 PM
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Romy you're a woman after my own heart.

I just picked up Gravity's Rainbow (Pynchon), Invitation to a Beheading (Nabakov, one of my favorites) and...one more book I can't recall at the library. I dunno if I'll actually read them, though.

Working on The Brothers Karamazov by Dostoevsky, which is awesome but a tad slow at some parts, and Pinocchio (for school).
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Old 10-08-2012, 07:37 PM
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Me: UGH I HAVE NOTHING TO READ!!

*pile of unread books on my shelf*: ....

Me: DON'T GIVE ME THAT LOOK!!
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Old 10-08-2012, 07:38 PM
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Well I feel dumb because I'm reading the x files series XD

The used book store just had their fifty cent any paperback sale and I got all of them lol
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I just started "Love Wins" by Rob Bell...
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Old 11-15-2012, 05:21 PM
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Loving it so far!
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Old 11-20-2012, 06:21 AM
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I'm halfway through Robert Ludlum's The Ares Decision. Good reading! Can't put the book down.
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Reading the hunger games series for the 3rd time! I'm almost through with the first one. <3 love.
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Old 02-17-2013, 07:23 PM
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I'm a little over halfway finished with Come back, Como: Winning the Heart of a Reluctant Dog
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