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Old 01-31-2018, 02:43 PM   #21
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I'm currently reading Night Without Stars by Peter F. Hamilton. It's part 2 of a series that I'm finally getting around to reading. Some of his book drag a bit...he's written some large tomes, but this one has been pretty exciting from beginning to end.

I go through phases with reading. I spent a couple of years reading nothing but biographies, mostly music. I'll go on science fiction kicks. Discovered some good books in the Star Wars universe. Went through all of Brad Thor's and Vince Flynn's books...those got old after a while.

An interesting book I read recently was Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark T. Sullivan. It's the true story of a young man who spied on the Nazis in Italy during WW II. Apparently it's going to be made into a movie. What makes this book interesting is it is one of the few books that tells the story of the Nazi occupation of Italy.
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Old 01-31-2018, 04:57 PM   #22
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I'm currently reading Night Without Stars by Peter F. Hamilton. It's part 2 of a series that I'm finally getting around to reading. Some of his book drag a bit...he's written some large tomes, but this one has been pretty exciting from beginning to end.
I've read quite a bit of Hamilton. I thought the Pandora's Star books were great!
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I've read quite a bit of Hamilton. I thought the Pandora's Star books were great!
Yes, they were. If I remember correctly, that was when he introduced the "Commonwealth". The Commonwealth, along with a lot of the characters, are carried through the "Void" series of book, and then the "Fallers" series. Paula Myo and Nigel Sheldon are in the "Fallers" books.
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I read the Amazon preview of this; really liked it. I want to read his earlier book, Thinking In Numbers.

I like books on how the mind works, perception, the nature of thinking, etc.

But I can read "mindless" fiction, where I'm just cruising, kinda like mindless tv.
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I've read quite a bit of Hamilton. I thought the Pandora's Star books were great!
Hamilton was so thick, it took me awhile to get through it. It was however an interesting biography, and I enjoyed it.
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Old 02-02-2018, 06:57 AM   #26
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I read the Amazon preview of this; really liked it. I want to read his earlier book, Thinking In Numbers.

I like books on how the mind works, perception, the nature of thinking, etc.

But I can read "mindless" fiction, where I'm just cruising, kinda like mindless tv.
I've read 3 of his books. Those two and "Born on a Blue Day".
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I'm reading Keith Richards' book "Life". Interesting autobiography.
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I'm reading the Stand by Stephen king right now by the way. It's rad. WE ALL GONNA DIE.
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