What book are you reading now? (books)

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Just started with Journey to the End of the Night by Louis-Ferdinand Celine absolutely love the starting but its probably one of those books that take time and you're supposed to understand more and read less.

I always read poetry along side prose , currently its Kusumagraj(Urdu/Hindi poetry)
 
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just finished to read Hedge Knight, Sword Sword, Mystery Knight, the Princess and the Queen, Rogue Knight in last 2 weeks

now i'm reading World of Ice and Fire
 

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just finished to read Hedge Knight, Sword Sword, Mystery Knight, the Princess and the Queen, Rogue Knight in last 2 weeks

now i'm reading World of Ice and Fire
Started reading George R.R. too.Finshed the first one and now on Clash of Kings.
I need something different between every fantasy book , really hard to keep it reading fantasy all the time.

Along with this I am currently reading Shakespeare's sonnets .
 

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Started reading George R.R. too.Finshed the first one and now on Clash of Kings.
I need something different between every fantasy book , really hard to keep it reading fantasy all the time.

Along with this I am currently reading Shakespeare's sonnets .

Clash of kings is good, don't binge on the series though. It's VERY dark and fucks with your mind if you read it none stop. I had to take a break before reading dance of dragons because it started to get to me :lol:


If fantasy is your thing check out the iron druid chronicles. Thought id hate it but 7 books later...
 

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Clash of kings is good, don't binge on the series though. It's VERY dark and fucks with your mind if you read it none stop. I had to take a break before reading dance of dragons because it started to get to me


If fantasy is your thing check out the iron druid chronicles. Thought id hate it but 7 books later...
I'll probably take a break after every book and read something light.I was expecting Journey to the End of the Night to be that , but the book is heavy and so good.No wonder Jim Morrison got inspiried after reading it.Great Book,Must Read.

Talking about fantasy fiction,I promised myself that after reading Harry Potter as a kid,I would never read the Genre again with the Exception for J.R.R.Tolkien of course.But the TV series got me really intrigued.George R.R. is good , possibly even great , but nothing compares to Tolkein.
 

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I'll probably take a break after every book and read something light.I was expecting Journey to the End of the Night to be that , but the book is heavy and so good.No wonder Jim Morrison got inspiried after reading it.Great Book,Must Read.

Talking about fantasy fiction,I promised myself that after reading Harry Potter as a kid,I would never read the Genre again with the Exception for J.R.R.Tolkien of course.But the TV series got me really intrigued.George R.R. is good , possibly even great , but nothing compares to Tolkein.
Im telling you, if you need something light, entertaining and funny The Iron Druid chronicles is worth checking out
 

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Done with A Clash of Kings and wanted a change so I started with Anton Chekovs Plays(The Sea Gull,Uncle Vanya,The Three Sisters and The Cherry Orchard).
Great Writer.

Also have to add Turgenev and Pushkin to the reading list.
 

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Damn, I'm too picky with what I read. Anyone got a good fiction novel worth checking out? No YA please

Going to recommend the ol' Great Gatsby. A school favourite, but still. Epically wonderful book language and writing wise.

Clash of kings is good, don't binge on the series though. It's VERY dark and fucks with your mind if you read it none stop. I had to take a break before reading dance of dragons because it started to get to me :lol:


If fantasy is your thing check out the iron druid chronicles. Thought id hate it but 7 books later...

I'm binging. On Storm of Swords. I suppose that binging does limit the effectiveness of tough chapters but I just can't get enough. Still, it's great. Fucking abhor Tyrion though. He might as well be called 'Plot Armour dwarf'. He's more intelligent than anyone we've seen, kills more people than The Hound and has a bigger penis than show Podrick. I mean, what is even going for him? Every single comment is some sarcastic jibe ... it's just not good.

Done with A Clash of Kings and wanted a change so I started with Anton Chekovs Plays(The Sea Gull,Uncle Vanya,The Three Sisters and The Cherry Orchard).
Great Writer.

Also have to add Turgenev and Pushkin to the reading list.

Continue on. Storm of Swords is great. Perhaps in the 2nd half I'll feel drained, but atm it's going fine. It is far longer but still.
 

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Going to recommend the ol' Great Gatsby. A school favourite, but still. Epically wonderful book language and writing wise.



I'm binging. On Storm of Swords. I suppose that binging does limit the effectiveness of tough chapters but I just can't get enough. Still, it's great. Fucking abhor Tyrion though. He might as well be called 'Plot Armour dwarf'. He's more intelligent than anyone we've seen, kills more people than The Hound and has a bigger penis than show Podrick. I mean, what is even going for him? Every single comment is some sarcastic jibe ... it's just not good.
He's by far my favorite character

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in part because virtually everyone in that series bar the dragon queen is either insane or a psychopath :lol:. I got used to his sarcastic antics because I know his role (I hope anyways) in the coming novels will be very large. Ironic such a short guy has such a large personality, eh?


I've read the Gatsby and watched the movie, got any others? I'm not too big on classics tbh, I can't seem to get into them enough to really appreciate them as much as other people seem to
 
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Recently I was reading this book Before I Fall , It's really nice !

LOOK AND SEE
 

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I tried reading The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham once, and I didn't understand it twice. OMG.
may I get some advice how to understand it? it seems like you must at least have basic in economics, and I'm a pilot. LOL.
 

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my bad, meant to put astronomy


it's written by the anonymous group.....it's not really speculation, it's a gathering of informative evidence



i was very sceptic to read this one, it turned out to be very precise
 

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my bad, meant to put astronomy


it's written by the anonymous group.....it's not really speculation, it's a gathering of informative evidence



i was very sceptic to read this one, it turned out to be very precise

Ok, will check it out! I'm currently finishing Leviathan Wakes (gotta have a dose of fiction here) and im half way through A Mathematical universe so once im done with those ill give it a shot
 

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I loved submission.
Some of my friends say it's his best book... Idk, probably still elementary particles to me
But it's close. His most powerful narrative and the most solid book
 

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Got 4 choices narrowed down.
Commonwealth Saga by Peter F. Hamilton
The Night's Dawn by Peter F. Hamilton
The Hyperion Cantos by Dan Simmons
The Foundation by Isaac Asimov

Anyone read any of those and can recommend?
 

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Read that
 
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