Skip to comments.Any Great Books?
Posted on 07/25/2008 3:01:11 PM PDT by Stephanie32
(My first thread, hope I'm doing this right!)
I have been curious about this book, had heard that it was a good character study and very well written. Thank you!
Just finished Ender’s Game: good book.
I haven’t read much SF but would like to. I feel really out of the loop because most people I know do read it and love it. Thank you!
Thank you, I haven’t read much SF but would love to try that, they sound great and the Rhodes book does too. And thanks for the download info too !
I agree about “Fear No Evil.” It was an experience. And I’ve read the Orwell ones. The others sound very interesting too, thank you!
What’s your favorite book?
I truly loved Rebecca, have not read The Shell Seekers but I will. Thank you!
Any time! :-)
Really? I had heard that and will be anxious to read it, thank you, it must be very good.
Thank you, I was googling some of them and they look really great, looks like you choose great books!
If you truly are, then you have it all figured out.
Observe a cat without any judgment. Notice they don't use labels or words. They are completely and totally in the Now. How we can be, with practice. Be. ;-)
If you can find A New Earth in your collecting, that's a good as the Power and somewhat less heady. Good luck! ;)
Perfume by Patrick Suskind and anything by Jasper Fforde.
Thank you, I’m very interested about Iran right now and sometimes the real technical stuff is too deep for me so that sounds great as well as the others. :-)
On the pure fiction side, I'll throw in most anything by Allistair Maclean.
I loved Lonesome Dove, didn’t read Shogun yet. Thank you!
I'll second that, and add the Ringworld and Rama series to the list.
“The Black Swan” and “Fooled by Randomness” by Nassim Nicholas Taleb. Taleb goes into detail on how unforseen circumstances disproportionately affect both previous common wisdom, as well as shape the consensus that follows, through man’s tendency towards revisionism (which I like to call the Monday morning quarterback effect).
Anything by Theodore Dalrymple, but especially “Our Culture, What’s Left of It”......
I have to think on that, there have been so many. Off the top of my head:
Gone With the Wind
(some) Greg Iles mysteries
The Kite Runner
The Other Boleyn Girl
The Looming Tower
Nicholas Sparks books(romance novel author)
Marley & Me
Jodi Piccoult books (like My Sister’s Keeper)
Many more and I will add to this. Thank you for asking.
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