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Reading anything interesting now, or have read a good book? 9 months 1 hour ago #3569871

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A while I was reading a book on things that have done wrong in one form or another.
Admiral X, this is admiral X, you need to change course.
Seaman X, this is seaman X, you must change course.
Admiral X, this is the battle ship XX, change course now.
Seaman X, this is lighthouse X, you change course now
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Reading anything interesting now, or have read a good book? 8 months 4 weeks ago #3569935

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I got 'Can You Make This Thing Go Faster?' by Jeremy Clarkson for Christmas. Should be a good read if his previous books are anything to go by.

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Reading anything interesting now, or have read a good book? 8 months 2 weeks ago #3574817

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Recently read " The Goldfinch" by Donna Tartt. I could not put it down, all 800 plus pages of it. Not my usual choice of content but I am now a convert.wink.png

Finished my Christmas book by Elizabeth Strout and currently on "The Clock Dance" by my other favourite American writer, Anne Tyler.
I love insightful books about ordinary people and these two ladies know how to wrote them.
Next up will be another 800 plus pager. Margaret Atwell. The Testaments. ( The ladies with the blinkered hats).
Has anybody read it yet?

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Reading anything interesting now, or have read a good book? 8 months 2 weeks ago #3575158

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Terry Pratchett book "The Truth".

The public thinks big, sensible, measured thoughts while people run around doing silly things” :lol:

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Reading anything interesting now, or have read a good book? 7 months 1 week ago #3593931

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I tend to read in mini marathons. I'm pretty eclectic. These were great!
1. Katie Fforde: The Rose Revived
2. Jennifer Cruise: Charlie All Night
3. Barbara Metzger: A Worthy Wife
4. Janet Evanovich: Dangerous Minds
5. David Handler: The Hot Pink Farmhouse
6. Jennifer Cruise: Agnes and the Hitman
7. Lee Child: Jack Reacher
8. Susan Elizabeth Phillips: Breathing Room

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Reading anything interesting now, or have read a good book? 6 months 3 weeks ago #3600373

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Started reading a volume with two small books by Aldous Huxley, The Doors of Perception and Heaven and Hell. Most would know him from Brave New World.

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“African proverb says that if you think you’re too small to make a difference, you have never slept in a room with a mosquito.”

Reading anything interesting now, or have read a good book? 4 months 2 weeks ago #3631199

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Am now rereading a book I read decades back in graduate school, Nietzsche, Philosopher, Psychologist, Antichrist. by Walter Kaufmann. Seems odd sometimes to read books about or by people that have been dead over a hundred years or in some cases a thousand or two.

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“African proverb says that if you think you’re too small to make a difference, you have never slept in a room with a mosquito.”

Reading anything interesting now, or have read a good book? 1 month 6 days ago #3677769

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Bye Baby by Daniel Donnelly
This is a true story,a son writing about his mother life,
His mother was a very young Irish woman living in London England,got pregnant outside wedlock,her family refused to accept it,she ended up in a mother and baby home,
Heartbreaking,

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Reading anything interesting now, or have read a good book? 1 month 4 days ago #3679076

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I'm reading about ancient America. It seems that people from Europe were visitors to the American continent thousands of years ago. There are plenty of historical sites to illustrate this. Yet this is not common knowledge. I wonder why.

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Digging with the spoon,
The Streets of Cardiff,
Book 1
By Anne Main

Eating Stone Soup,
The Streets of Cardiff,
Book 2
By Anne Main

Counting Raindrops,
The Streets of Cardiff,
Book 3
By Anne Main

The story continues throughout the three books, a Mother’s love for her child,poverty,survival,in post war dockland Tiger Bay Cardiff.
Emotional,heartbreaking,uplifting,

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