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May 3, 2008 7:18 PM
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leo said:
I prefer not to rodomontade about the literature I read because my tastes have little to do with how I want to be perceived by others (unlike most other quasi-intellectuals.) For example most people in this thread only read so they appear smart to others. I find this despicable.

However, here is a list of books I am currently reading.

A Nonparametric Multidimensional IRT Approach with Applications to Ability Estimation and Test Bias

Encyclopedia of Phenomenology

Superstring Theory: The DNA of Reality

The Essential Husserl: Basic Writings in Transcendental Phenomenology (Studies in Continental Thought)

Analysis of Mind

Multivariable Calculus (James Stewart)

The Architecture of Happiness


So there you go. On average, I finish 1 book every three days and I am usually reading 5 to 7 books at once. I plan on reading more math textbooks and philosophy books next. I also enjoy advanced engineering textbooks.


lol at reading textbooks. But whatever floats your boat I guess
 
May 3, 2008 7:32 PM

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The God of Small Things (Arundhati Roy) for AP Lit right now...I don't really care for it, honestly. I have like 300 books backed up that I hope to get through this summer. :x
 
May 3, 2008 8:47 PM

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Sun Tzu's Art of War and related readings.
 
May 3, 2008 9:52 PM

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"I am America, and so can you!" Stephen Colbert

"the official zombie survivalguide" Max Brooks

"Hamlet" William Shakespierre



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'Cause time don't wait for me
I choose to go my own way

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May 4, 2008 2:23 AM

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The Sun Also Rises by Hemingway and On the Road by Kerouac for a lit class... wish I had time to read some books for enjoyment >_o



 
May 4, 2008 6:23 AM
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Oh, god.
Right Now, I'm reading:
All Creatures Great and Small
The God Delusion - Richard Dawkins
Howl's Moving Castle
A Game of Thrones
Rocket Boys/October Sky - Homer H Hickman JR
Absolution Gap
'The Ominous Omnibus' (First three books of Series of Unfortunate Events) - Lemony Snicket
Amazonian
The Psychic Vampire Codex - Michelle Belanger

WOW long list xD *kicks back*
EDIT: I don't know the authors for all of them but I put in the ones I do
 
May 5, 2008 6:07 AM

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I've just finished reading

Twilight- Stephenie Meyer

And now I'm kinda reading

New Moon- Stephenie Meyer
 
May 5, 2008 8:35 AM
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Finished the Mars series (so amazing!) by Kim Stanley Robinson and I'm starting Godric by Frederick Buechner. :)
 
May 5, 2008 10:23 AM

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Currently reading The Kite Runner, as part of school work. Otherwise I don't really read that many books =P. Maybe I should start reading some fantasy books or something similar.
 
May 5, 2008 10:39 AM

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At the moment I'm reading Empress (Godspeaker: Book 1) by Karen Miller and The Blood King (Chronicles of the Necromancer: Book 2) by Gail Z Martin.
I have London Bridges by James Patterson and the latest Jack Reacher book by Lee Child as well but I haven't gotten around to reading those yet.
 
May 5, 2008 12:19 PM

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I am re-reading Lynn Flewelling's Nightrunner series in preparation for the new Nightrnner book coming out in June (yaaay~)
 
May 5, 2008 12:43 PM

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I'm reading World War Z by Max Brooks and the His Dark Materials Trilogy by Philip Pullman.
 
May 7, 2008 7:15 AM

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hehe i usaly read a book a day maby 2 depeands but i just got some new ones so iam reading them now as i type heh
Dean R. Koontz " Midnight"
Barbara Hambly "Dragonstar"
 
May 7, 2008 7:21 AM

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I will start to read Twilight "Stephenie Meyer"
 
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I will start to read Twilight "Stephenie Meyer"
 
May 9, 2008 5:28 AM
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Twilight by Stephenie Meyer.
Vampire goodness even in novels. xD
 
May 9, 2008 5:48 AM

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My history book

I ♥ History
 
May 9, 2008 7:30 AM

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Well yesterday I read The Screwtape Letters for an exam I had to take today... ^_^
it's really good, actually!

My friend is going to make me read Twlight soon, although I have been dead set against it for at least a year now... *sigh*... the things I will do under pressure.
 
May 9, 2008 8:08 AM

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I'm reading La Prochaine Fois by Marc Levy

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May 9, 2008 11:50 AM

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Now that there's a new Feist book, people seem to read the older ones till they're nothing but blank pages lol. It's hell trying to get one of his books from the library here.
 
May 9, 2008 12:12 PM

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-Lord of the Rings (17th time)
-Artemis Fowl
 
May 9, 2008 12:31 PM

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I actually just finished Lord of the Flies (by William Golding) yesterday.




 
May 9, 2008 6:19 PM

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The Zombie Survival Guide by Max Brooks
World War Z by Max Brooks
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
Scrapped Princess by Ichiro Sakaki
Death Note: Another Note - The Los Angeles BB Murder Cases by Nisioisin
Whitechappel Gods by S.M. Peters
 
May 9, 2008 6:20 PM

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Taming of the Shrew
better looking than u
 
May 9, 2008 6:20 PM
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uh...............................................................
.................um.................oh yeah!

I'm reading "The five people you meet in heaven"
It's very good.
 
May 10, 2008 11:31 AM

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"The Name of the Rose" by Umberto Eco
 
May 10, 2008 11:44 AM

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New Moon (author: Stephenie Meyers)

Music is from the soul~ ♥
 
May 10, 2008 11:45 AM

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mu-chan said:
Twilight by Stephenie Meyer.
Vampire goodness even in novels. xD

OMG! Your reading Twilight! That was a great book! I'm ready the sequel!

Music is from the soul~ ♥
 
May 10, 2008 12:40 PM

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Cry, the Beloved Country. Damn you IB program...
 
May 10, 2008 7:05 PM

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"Think Global, Fear Local: Sex, Violence and Anxiety in Contemporary Japan" by David Leheny. I'm not even in school anymore, yet I need to have a constant fix of analytical international politics.
 
May 10, 2008 7:25 PM

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Don Quixote, for pleasure
(rereading, and Quixote's a complete idiot; gotta love him)

For school - The Picture of Dorian Gray
- hate hate hate hate hate hate hate it
 
May 11, 2008 12:37 AM

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Also reading the Twilight Series atm :/ can't wait for Breaking Dawn to be released.
And just finished the host by Stephenie Meyer.
Modified by Moi, May 19, 2008 1:57 AM
 
May 12, 2008 5:25 PM

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Free Lunch by David Smith.
I bought it on recommendation from the lecturer of my business and economics module at uni (who claimed it made business and economics interesting and easy to understand) but never actually got around to reading it while I was still there and studying :P
 
May 12, 2008 7:59 PM

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Memnoch the Devil by Anne Rice
I'm slowly reading my way through the vampire chronicles.

Camille by Alexandre Dumas
I couldn't resist a book with nice binding and I think I saw the movie at some point during my life.
 
May 12, 2008 11:12 PM
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Man's Worldly Goods - Leo Huberman
 
May 13, 2008 1:39 PM

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History of Japane by George Sansome vol. 1
 
May 15, 2008 9:51 AM

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leo said:
I prefer not to rodomontade about the literature I read because my tastes have little to do with how I want to be perceived by others (unlike most other quasi-intellectuals.) For example most people in this thread only read so they appear smart to others. I find this despicable.

However, here is a list of books I am currently reading.

A Nonparametric Multidimensional IRT Approach with Applications to Ability Estimation and Test Bias

Encyclopedia of Phenomenology

Superstring Theory: The DNA of Reality

The Essential Husserl: Basic Writings in Transcendental Phenomenology (Studies in Continental Thought)

Analysis of Mind

Multivariable Calculus (James Stewart)

The Architecture of Happiness


So there you go. On average, I finish 1 book every three days and I am usually reading 5 to 7 books at once. I plan on reading more math textbooks and philosophy books next. I also enjoy advanced engineering textbooks.


Pot, kettle, etc.

Finished some of the books I posted earlier, still reading some of them. Also started Steve Martin's "Pleasure of My Company" - better than "Shopgirl" so far. D:
 
May 15, 2008 1:10 PM

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I am currently reading Ink Exhange by Melissa Marr, and The Host by Stephenie Meyer. =D
 
May 15, 2008 4:19 PM

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Lullaby - Chuck Palhinuk (spelling?)
 
May 18, 2008 8:11 AM

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Blood Bank-Tanya Huff
The crossing of Ingo- Helen Dunmore
About to read Heaven- Virginia Andrews
 
May 18, 2008 10:00 AM

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"Abarat" by Clive Barker
 
May 18, 2008 11:45 AM
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For my humanities class we had to read parts of Dante's "Divine Comedy". I really enjoyed it so I'm slowly reading the entire thing. I also am nearly done with "Moon of the Spider" part of the Diablo book series.
 
May 18, 2008 11:52 AM

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The big book of useless information
 
May 18, 2008 1:25 PM

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I'm reading Stephen King's The Dark Tower series now. The books aren't that good, though, so I'm moving slowly.
Why have a life when you can watch slice of life?
 
May 18, 2008 2:08 PM
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to-en said:
I'm reading Stephen King's The Dark Tower series now. The books aren't that good, though, so I'm moving slowly.


Aw, haha. I know the feeling. I tried to read those too once on request from a friend but I couldn't make it through the first one. :(

Right now I'm reading The Sword of Shannara.
 
May 18, 2008 4:05 PM

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Do It! -- Jerry Rubin

He likes Celtic mysticism. .. . .
 
May 18, 2008 6:04 PM

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Blood Bound by Patricia Briggs.
 
May 18, 2008 6:11 PM
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Only the books they make me read at school...don't wanna name them :(
 
May 18, 2008 6:13 PM

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The Beatles Anthology, Studio A- Bob Dylan, and RMR Book.
better looking than u
 
May 18, 2008 9:08 PM

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Diablo the sin war Vol1 thats about it.

 
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