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Your Reading List

By TS | Thomas ยท 8 replies
Dec 2, 2004
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  1. The idea of this thread would be for people to post whenever they're read a book saying what it was & a quick recommendation (love it or loathe it). Or if you want for first posts just stick up what you've read so far this year. So to get the ball rolling on this;

    Age Of The Spiritual Machines
    Angels & Demons - Dan Brown
    Da Vinci Code - Dan Brown
    5x Harry Potter - JK Rowling
    Remote Control - Andy McNab
    Crisis Four - Andy McNab
    Firewall - Andy McNab
    Last Light - Andy McNab
    Liberation Day - Andy McNab
    Bored Of The Rings
    Starship Troopers - Robert A. Heinlein
    Art Of The Matrix
    Bravo Two Zero - Andy McNab
    Brave New World
    How The Mind Works - Steven Pinker
    Faranheit 451 - Ray Bradbury
    Al-Qaeda - Jason Burke
    Dark Winter - Andy McNab
    Deep Black - Andy McNab
    Silence Of The Lambs
    Digital Fortress - Dan Brown
  2. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    MOBY DlCK by Herman Melville

    It is about a whaling ship, it's crew and a whale..
  3. Mikael

    Mikael TS Rookie Posts: 277

    I have read too many books to recommend, but here is a short list to get going. :)

    Anything by Ray Bradbury is usually a good choice, in my opinion.
    Mein Kampf - Adolf Hitler (I am a history junkie, so I naturally had to read this).
    Snow Crash - Neal Stephenson
    I am also a big fan of Stephen King novels.
    The Hobbit - J.R.R. Tolkien
    The Redwall series - Brian Jacques

    Also, I will be editing my post as I think of different books that I wouldn't mind recommending to people.
  4. Electrick Gypsy

    Electrick Gypsy TS Rookie Posts: 76

    Far too many books read this year, but the most memorable have been:-

    "Word Of Honour" by Nelson De Mille
    "The World As I See It" by Albert Einstein
    "Night's Dawn" trilogy by Peter F. Hamilton
    "Nicholas Nickleby" by Charles Dickens
    "Great Expectations" by Dickens
    "Bleak House" by Dickens
    "The Matewix" by Charlie Hamilton Jones
    "Dragon's Egg" by Robert L. Forward

    and looking forward to "The Third Chronicles of Thomas Covenant"
  5. ptitterington

    ptitterington TS Maniac Posts: 255

    Has anyone read Moon seed Stephen Baxtor love it reading it again slowly :hotbounce
  6. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,345   +11

  7. Tarkus

    Tarkus TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 621

    I've been reading and re-reading the Ringworld books by Larry Niven. I picked up Ringworld probably back in 1972. Now there are 4 books that I know of in the series.
  8. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503

    Any books by Clive Cussler.
    Well written adventure-stories with a bit of almost-believable historic facts twisted in (or not, make up your own mind)
    Some of his "claims": Abe Lincoln was not murdered in the theatre, that was a double. The real Lincoln was sent as a prisoner onboard the confederate "ironclad" Texas, which was later found in Africa, in a dried-out side-arm of the Niger river. The ship originally contained the confederate gold. Lincoln's dessicated body (with those of the crew) was still onboard when the ship was found. His body is supposed to have been transported back and buried at the base in front of his Monument in Washington DC.
    One of Cussler's characters "found" Jule Verne's "Nautilus" intact near the Hudson River.
    One of Cussler's characters "discovered" the remains of the famous Library of Alexandria, somewhere in Texas.

    My favourite writer, together with Robert Ludlum.
  9. mindspin

    mindspin TS Rookie Posts: 40

    Currently im reading "A Short History of Nearly Everything" by Bill Bryson.
    A brilliant math book.

    Also i read Robert Ludlum (who doesnt ;) ) and the regular Dutch books (im from holland).

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