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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by Steverino » Fri Nov 20, 2020 11:26 am

As I wait here at the Honda place for the recall work to be finished on my wife's CR-V, I have started "Killing Crazy Horse", a recent book by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard.
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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by Tatanka » Fri Nov 20, 2020 1:55 pm

Steverino wrote:
Fri Nov 20, 2020 11:26 am
As I wait here at the Honda place for the recall work to be finished on my wife's CR-V, I have started "Killing Crazy Horse", a recent book by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard.
This is one I am interested in. We lived in former Indian Country in Wyoming and I've always loved just about anything Western History, and the Indians are such "the" part of it all. Do share your impressions as you get into the book. I'm thinking you will enjoy it. O'Reilly is a good writer.
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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by Adam Z » Sat Nov 21, 2020 9:14 pm

Tatanka wrote:
Fri Nov 20, 2020 1:55 pm
Steverino wrote:
Fri Nov 20, 2020 11:26 am
As I wait here at the Honda place for the recall work to be finished on my wife's CR-V, I have started "Killing Crazy Horse", a recent book by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard.
This is one I am interested in. We lived in former Indian Country in Wyoming and I've always loved just about anything Western History, and the Indians are such "the" part of it all. Do share your impressions as you get into the book. I'm thinking you will enjoy it. O'Reilly is a good writer.
For Western History, I really liked Larry McMurtry’s Lonesome Dove quadrilogy 8) :lol:

That’s history, right?
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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by Tatanka » Sun Nov 22, 2020 8:36 pm

Adam Z wrote:
Sat Nov 21, 2020 9:14 pm
Tatanka wrote:
Fri Nov 20, 2020 1:55 pm
Steverino wrote:
Fri Nov 20, 2020 11:26 am
As I wait here at the Honda place for the recall work to be finished on my wife's CR-V, I have started "Killing Crazy Horse", a recent book by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard.
This is one I am interested in. We lived in former Indian Country in Wyoming and I've always loved just about anything Western History, and the Indians are such "the" part of it all. Do share your impressions as you get into the book. I'm thinking you will enjoy it. O'Reilly is a good writer.
For Western History, I really liked Larry McMurtry’s Lonesome Dove quadrilogy 8) :lol:

That’s history, right?
Oh yeah! Ranks high on my enjoyed list!
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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by wosbald » Tue Dec 01, 2020 3:56 pm

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"Fratelli Tutti": On Fraternity and Social Friendship by Pope Francis

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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by Just_Dean » Wed Dec 02, 2020 6:52 am

I'm currently reading "Survival In Auschwitz' by Primo Levi. I've read this once before, but I think all good books should be re-read.
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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by Tatanka » Wed Dec 02, 2020 1:58 pm

"Countdown to Socialism" by Devin Nunes, Representing our 22nd District as Congressman.

"The Book of Psalms" second edition - Poetry new translation by Dr. Brian Simmons. Very beautiful. Relaxing reading of the Psalms.

AND:.........REAL HEROES - iNSPIRING True Stories of Courage, Character and Conviction by Lawrence W. Reed. The first chapter/history story for me, was worth the price of the entire book! Then "Hobo, Screwball, and Hero" John Patric, and To Give of Your Soul, Haing S. Ngor; who won "Best Supporting Actor" in 1985 who personally witnessed the life of the slaughter in "The Killing Fields," in real life. UNBELIEVABLE Drama and he survived!

A GREAT book. Forty (40) human hero's stories!
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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by wosbald » Wed Dec 02, 2020 11:48 pm

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Gilles Deleuze and Metaphysics by Alain Beaulieu, Edward Kazarian & Julia Sushytska (Editors)

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Post by tuttle » Thu Dec 03, 2020 8:50 am

A couple of fun old school Star Wars stories: Han Solo at Stars' End and Han Solo's Revenge

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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by adauria » Thu Dec 03, 2020 11:36 am

This excellent apologetics book, "Questioning the Bible":


This OK book, "This is Your Brain on Music":


And "Rabbit, Run" by John Updike. Not sure how I feel about this one yet.

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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by hugodrax » Thu Dec 03, 2020 12:21 pm

Two.

Isaiah. I really like Isaiah.

Jesus Politics. Feels like a second grader trying to reach the assigned word limit. :?
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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by coco » Thu Dec 03, 2020 12:27 pm

adauria wrote:
Thu Dec 03, 2020 11:36 am
This excellent apologetics book, "Questioning the Bible":


This OK book, "This is Your Brain on Music":


And "Rabbit, Run" by John Updike. Not sure how I feel about this one yet.

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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by Bloodhound » Thu Dec 03, 2020 2:18 pm

Just got this one...looking forward to it.

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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by adauria » Fri Dec 04, 2020 5:02 pm

coco wrote:
Thu Dec 03, 2020 12:27 pm
adauria wrote:
Thu Dec 03, 2020 11:36 am
And "Rabbit, Run" by John Updike. Not sure how I feel about this one yet.

-Andrew
I read all four of the Rabbit novels and enjoyed them quite a bit.
Cool - It's definitely an interesting book and with a very distinctive writing style. I'll definitely finish this one out and see where I go from there.

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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by Goose55 » Sat Dec 05, 2020 8:18 am

Book Woman of Troublesome Creek.

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Post by durangopipe » Tue Dec 08, 2020 11:16 am

This ...

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I started it last night at midnight. Awoke this morning wanting only to finish it. I cannot put it down. Well, obviously, I have put it down - I’m posting here. I had to. Work calls. I posted my grades yesterday, barely before the deadline. I have 35 writing students who have scattered to the four winds, now that the term has ended, to somehow contact and arrange conferences with.

We didn’t have time in this rushed Covid semester to do it during the term.

I want to be for my students what Nick has been for me, and reading this memoir I feel that good obligation of mentoring more keenly than ever.

How much readers of Nick’s other books will be drawn into this one I don’t know. It’s different. Very different. I think it’s his best work.

I cannot recommend it highly enough.
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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by wosbald » Wed Dec 16, 2020 7:56 pm

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Engaging the Doctrine of Marriage: Human Marriage as the Image and Sacrament of the Marriage of God and Creation by Matthew Levering

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Re: What book are you reading?

Post by WSerad » Wed Dec 16, 2020 8:50 pm

durangopipe wrote:This ...

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I started it last night at midnight. Awoke this morning wanting only to finish it. I cannot put it down. Well, obviously, I have put it down - I’m posting here. I had to. Work calls. I posted my grades yesterday, barely before the deadline. I have 35 writing students who have scattered to the four winds, now that the term has ended, to somehow contact and arrange conferences with.

We didn’t have time in this rushed Covid semester to do it during the term.

I want to be for my students what Nick has been for me, and reading this memoir I feel that good obligation of mentoring more keenly than ever.

How much readers of Nick’s other books will be drawn into this one I don’t know. It’s different. Very different. I think it’s his best work.

I cannot recommend it highly enough.
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