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Re: Reading material

by Elgon (Curate)
on May 23, 2001 at 17:46 UTC ( #82550=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Reading material

Reading? Yep, I do that. In fact I do a lot of that. Reading is like a kind of mental masturbation, great fun and best done on your own somewhere quiet!

I find myself a nice quiet place, a jug of OJ or similar, something like Portishead on the hi-fi and curl up for a few hours with just about anything.

Here's my list...

  • Asimov's Foundation and Robot Series
  • Lord of the Rings/The Hobbit
  • Neuromancer and to a lesser extent, Count Zero and Mona Lisa Overdrive
  • The Two Cultures by CP Snow
  • Iain M Banks' "Culture" novels
  • Iain Banks "Real World" novels, especially Complicity, The Wasp Factory, Crow Road, and The Business.
  • David Eddings' "The Beligariad" and "The Malloreon"
  • "The Lorax" by Dr. Seuss (No really, a great book!)
  • "Mindstar Rising", "A Quantum Murder" and "The Nanoflower" by Peter F. Hamilton

And for the more ecclectic reader...

  • The Gun and Its Development, WW Greener
  • Cartridges of the world, Ed. Frank Barnes

Anyway, read and enjoy.

"What this book tell me is that goose stepping morons, such as yourself, should spend more time reading books istead of burning them.."
--Dr Jones Sr, "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade"

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