Discussion in 'The Pub' started by LTE, May 2, 2019.
I think the last one I read was Secret Under Pittsburgh.
Now reading Around The World in 80 Days.
Current: re-reading Infinite Jest
Last: Music, the Brain and Ecstasy by Jourdain
Ship of Destiny by Robin Hobb (re-read)
The Vicomte de Bragelonne by Dumas
Twelve Pillars of Wisdom by TE Lawrence
Finnegan’s Wake by Joyce
Sapiens - A Brief History of Humankind, by Yuval Noah Harari.
It's really easy to follow and engaging, and it goes back to the beginning, explaining how we evolved as a society. You should really check it out guys, it will open a lot of new perspectives.
Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration
- Ed Catmull
Lies of Locke Lamora and The China Study
Secret Under Pittsburgh - 'bout halfway through.
Being John Lennon: A Restless Life.
Recently read: A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
Haven't decided what to read next, maybe the back of a cereal box or a traffic sign...both on the same day if I'm feeling industrious.
Last: Skunk Works
Current: Blood Meridian
I need to read more...
Last: Pratchett "Night Watch"
Current: Hancock "America Before" (total pseudoscience, but I find him entertaining)
Next: pre order "Fall" by Stephenson. We'll see if he can redeem himself after the SEVENEVES mess.
"The Stench of Honolulu"
I just gave up on Frank Herbert's "The Dosadi Experiment." I've tried this book maybe once a decade in my life and I never get far.....but I'm a big fan of Dune and I want to understand what Herbert was doing with this one.
Soldier sailor frogman spy, airman gangster kill or die.
How the Allies won on D day
By Giles Milton
Interesting non mainstream stories. Nicely paced and well written.
Hamilton - R. Chernow
Story of the Human Body - D. Lieberman
White House Diary - J. Carter
Thank You for Being Late - T. Friedman
I'm a WWII buff. Just finished "The Flying Tigers" by Sam Kleiner.
Really interesting to see how that squadron came to be, and all of the antics.
Just loved it.
Just starting Ghost soldiers by Hampton Sides.
Currently: Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant
Most recently: Sportsmen’s Tales by Ivan Turgenev (reputedly V. Putin’s favorite author)
Beefhart: Through the Eyes of Magic