What book are you reading?

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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by wosbald » Thu Feb 09, 2017 5:19 pm

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After Finitude: An Essay on the Necessity of Contingency by Quentin Meillassoux




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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by Jocose » Thu Feb 09, 2017 6:07 pm

wosbald wrote:
Thu Feb 09, 2017 5:19 pm
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After Finitude: An Essay on the Necessity of Contingency by Quentin Meillassoux
Are there any pictures in it?

EDIT:
It gets good reviews
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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by UncleBob » Thu Feb 09, 2017 6:51 pm

The Poetic Edda
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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by Gabriel » Thu Feb 09, 2017 7:08 pm

I would be reading a book, but I'm on CPS instead...
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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by CW Spook » Fri Feb 10, 2017 6:52 pm

Just finished Spencer Tucker's "Blue and Gray Navies The Civil War Afloat" Excellent, as was James McPherson's, "War on the Waters", the next to last book I read.
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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by hogleg » Sun Feb 12, 2017 7:51 am

Nessmuk's (George Washington Sears) WOODCRAFT from 1884. Almost done.

Will follow that with Horace Kephart's CAMPING AND WOODCRAFT from 1916
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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by UncleBob » Sun Feb 12, 2017 11:30 am

On Growth and Form by D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson
"One man's theology is another man's belly laugh." - Robert A. Heinlein

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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by wosbald » Thu Feb 16, 2017 3:16 pm

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Sacred Royalty: From the Pharaoh to the Most Christian King by Jean Hani




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Re: What book are you reading?

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Varney the Vampire; or, the Feast of Blood
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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by GaryInVA » Fri Feb 17, 2017 3:27 pm

Jonathan Edward's "Freedom of the Will: A Careful and Strict Inquiry into the Modern Prevailing Notions of that Freedom of the Will which is Supposed to be Essential to Moral Agency, Virtue and Vice, Reward and Punishment, Praise and Blame"
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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by wosbald » Mon Feb 20, 2017 11:16 pm

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Nihil Unbound: Enlightenment and Extinction by Ray Brassier




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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by DepartedLight » Tue Feb 21, 2017 7:46 am

Fainn wrote:
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Fainn wrote:The Sociopath Next Door by Martha Stout.
Read the first 50 pages. Decided it was too boring and stopped reading it.
You should look at the one written by Martha Stewart. Far more interesting.
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Re: What book are you reading?

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Never Never, J. Paterson
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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by UncleBob » Wed Feb 22, 2017 8:16 pm

Chaco Canyon by Lister and Lister
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Post by TwoXseveN » Thu Feb 23, 2017 10:25 pm

The Brothers K, David James Duncan


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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by coco » Fri Feb 24, 2017 6:17 am

GaryInVA wrote:
Fri Feb 17, 2017 3:27 pm
Jonathan Edward's "Freedom of the Will: A Careful and Strict Inquiry into the Modern Prevailing Notions of that Freedom of the Will which is Supposed to be Essential to Moral Agency, Virtue and Vice, Reward and Punishment, Praise and Blame"
I think Del recommended that one.
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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by sweetandsour » Fri Feb 24, 2017 6:26 am

DepartedLight wrote:
Tue Feb 21, 2017 7:46 am
Fainn wrote:
Fri Oct 14, 2016 9:47 pm
Fainn wrote:The Sociopath Next Door by Martha Stout.
Read the first 50 pages. Decided it was too boring and stopped reading it.
You should look at the one written by Martha Stewart. Far more interesting.
Don't have her (M. Stewart's) book, but I do have her CD. One of my big regrets was not buying her stock at ~10, just before she got out of prison. I knew it would quickly spike, and it did. I shared my thoughts with another guy who DID buy, and he ultimately sold at ~31 or-so, IIRC.
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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by UncleBob » Wed Mar 01, 2017 9:39 pm

The Beauty of the Infinite by Hart
"One man's theology is another man's belly laugh." - Robert A. Heinlein

"Many of the points here, taken to their logical conclusions, don't hold up to logic; they're simply Godded-up ways of saying "I don't like that." - Skip

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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by Gabriel » Wed Mar 01, 2017 10:44 pm

The Habit of Rivers by Ted Leeson

Definitely my favorite of the genre so far.
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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by dennisthemenace » Sun Mar 05, 2017 11:12 pm

Currently reading Sinister Street by Sir Compton MacKenzie. A thank you to A. Morley Jacques for introducing me to this author. I read half of it but didn't care much for the characters and stopped; but then read his Sylvia Scarlett and loved it, so I returned to the first novel. Volume 2 is marvelous. I look forward to reading more of his works.
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