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Thu Aug 25, 2011 4:22 pm

  • Baron Von Ruddles wrote:Karin Slaughter's first book, which is so unremarkable that I can't even remember what it's called. *Quick shift to Amazon* Blindsighted, that's the beastie. It's not bad as such, it's just one of many in the genre that thinks the gorier the details are, the better the book becomes. It doesn't. She's a ho-hum author of ho-hum books. Oooh. Get me. Meh.


    I love her books a lot. Deep insight in the blackest of souls of man.

    How dare we be so beautiful?

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Fri Aug 26, 2011 5:53 pm

  • How Green Was My Valley - Richard Llewellyn, one of the hundreds of books piling up on my kindle.

    Very good, so far.
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Tue Aug 30, 2011 10:28 pm

  • Not reading it, but reading about it: Dick Cheneys autobiography In My Time.

    What is it with him? Born Brilliant?
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    I can learn to resist - anything but temptation
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Sat Feb 11, 2012 2:46 pm

  • Rack, Rope and Red-Hot Pincers:A history of torture and its instruments

    Skull Crusher, Little Ease and Skeffington's Gyves, it's like the bill at a death metal festival.
    Fascinating fact: in the early 18th Century, people were publicly whipped for the heinous act of being ill.
    I'm sure some of the tory Party would love to know about that one, it's one way of solving the problems in the National Health system.
    so pass me a shot, and make it a double
    I'm a whole lot of trouble and I don't do subtle.

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Wed Feb 15, 2012 4:11 pm

  • Dr David Hamilton - How Your Mind Can Heal Your Body
    stay a while in the present tense...
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Sat Feb 18, 2012 5:37 pm

  • Just finished "Matterhorn" - a quite good novel about the Vietnam war by Karl Marlantes. Now I'm reading "March Violets" by Philip Kerr. This is the first in his Bernie Gunther "Berlin" crime novels set in the 1930's. Never read any of his stuff before and I'm enjoying his picture of Nazi Germany (Berlin specifically) in Berlin before the war.
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Thu Mar 08, 2012 4:27 am

  • Finished the Phillip Kerr "Berlin Noir" trilogy. Really good - my first Phillip Kerr stuff.
    Now I'm reading "Open" - the autobiography by Andre Agassi. This is also very good.
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Thu Mar 08, 2012 5:18 pm

  • Doctorj wrote:Just finished "Matterhorn" - a quite good novel about the Vietnam war by Karl Marlantes. Now I'm reading "March Violets" by Philip Kerr. This is the first in his Bernie Gunther "Berlin" crime novels set in the 1930's. Never read any of his stuff before and I'm enjoying his picture of Nazi Germany (Berlin specifically) in Berlin before the war.

    Doctorj wrote:Finished the Phillip Kerr "Berlin Noir" trilogy. Really good - my first Phillip Kerr stuff.
    Now I'm reading "Open" - the autobiography by Andre Agassi. This is also very good.

    Doc, I think you have too much time on your hands! Kids grown up, eh?

    I wish I had more time to read :(
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Mon Mar 12, 2012 10:50 pm

  • Reading keeps me sane. 8)
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Sat Mar 17, 2012 1:00 pm

  • The Secret Archives of the Vatican - Luisa Ambrosini

    Culled from ''25 Miles of documents" all begun by letters from St.Peter & Paul.
    so pass me a shot, and make it a double
    I'm a whole lot of trouble and I don't do subtle.

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Mon Apr 02, 2012 2:56 am

  • Nearly finished with "Middlesex" by Jeffery Eugenides.

    Good story.
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Tue Apr 10, 2012 10:30 am

  • I'm on Book 5 of Game Of Thrones.

    Also reading My Bass and Other Animals by Guy Pratt. It's a brilliant read.
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Sun Jun 03, 2012 4:31 pm

  • Stephen Lambe - Citizens Of Hope And Glory: The Story Of Progressive Rock

    Helpful to get a comprehensive (although not very detailed) view of 40 years Progressive Rock history - individually reviewed from the author's perspective.
    Worth to read.
    T -:

    Islington Assembly Hall, London, UK: 60,
    Cultuurpodium Boerderij, Zoetermeer, NL: 61,
    The Met, Bury, UK: 89,
    Artrock Festival, Neuberinhaus, Reichenbach, GER: 180,
    Midsummer Prog, Valkenburg, NL: 250,
    Night Of The Prog XIV, Loreley, GER: 277 days
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Sun Jun 10, 2012 4:00 am

  • Found a new Ed McBain called "Fiddles" - and going through the Patrick O'Brian Aubrey- Maturin series for I think the 5th or 6th time.
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Sun Jun 10, 2012 1:16 pm

  • Kiminori Wakasuga - Detroit metal city

    A manga about a boy who wants to be an indie popstar, but is stuck as the singer of a death metal band. Most of the time hilarious and it makes fun of the whole 'I am so tr00 and metuhhhl!' attitude.
    You know nothing, Jon Snow
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