BOOK! (Hardcopy edition)

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BOOK! (Hardcopy edition)

Unread post by bones » Mon Nov 18, 2013 1:26 am

Whatcha reading, Tex?

Fiction, non-fiction, technical, whatever... as long as it's the dead-tree edition (bloat!),

I'm reading "Spook Country" by William Gibson (slowly):

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spook_Country

And technically...
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Some sweet BSD and hardware hacking for Mac OSX
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Learnin' my bash skillz
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Re: BOOK! (Hardcopy edition)

Unread post by pidsley » Mon Nov 18, 2013 1:37 am

Thanks. I was just thinking today about starting a thread for books.

I just finished this
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and now I'm reading this
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That UNIX book looks interesting -- I'll have to see if I can get it from the library here.
(edit) found it through interlibrary loan -- thanks!
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Re: BOOK! (Hardcopy edition)

Unread post by DebianJoe » Mon Nov 18, 2013 6:50 am

Most everything that I'm reading in hard-copy right now is a textbook.
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Re: BOOK! (Hardcopy edition)

Unread post by chilli » Mon Nov 18, 2013 7:46 am

I started this on a Nook to keep my old copy intact for the first couple of chapters (so that's sort of cheating), but my husband found a used reprint of:

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Re: BOOK! (Hardcopy edition)

Unread post by kexolino » Mon Nov 18, 2013 9:36 am

Currently reading The Lord of the Rings... At first it was kind of surprising how big a difference there is between the book and the movies (not just story wise).

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Unread post by rhowaldt » Mon Nov 18, 2013 9:38 am

been reading James Joyce's Ulysses but it's a difficult book to get through. other than that i am writing my own book so not doing much reading. oh yesh, a bit of Soul Sex:
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and more:
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Unread post by GekkoP » Mon Nov 18, 2013 10:42 am

For the third time, always something new in it
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And this, a study I always come back to
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Unread post by machinebacon » Mon Nov 18, 2013 12:31 pm

Recently trying to understand
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and the autobiography of Shuaquan Hu, who was part of the Indonesian anti-Chinese/Commie movement in the 1940s.
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Thing is, I met this gentleman in the Mirador Mansion in Hong Kong by accident, and had a very good and interesting talk about 1950s China. I got this book as a present from him on the day he left :) It was quite refreshing to hear first-hand experience without bias or anger, though he would really have some reasons to be upset about stuff that happened those years.
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Re: BOOK! (Hardcopy edition)

Unread post by ivanovnegro » Mon Nov 18, 2013 12:39 pm

I already read Lord of the Rings as a child but never The Hobbit, that is what I began yesterday and the beginning is just like in the movie which we have to see the second part next month.
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Re: BOOK! (Hardcopy edition)

Unread post by bones » Mon Nov 18, 2013 1:56 pm

rhowaldt wrote:P.S. Bones, i like your fruits.
Thanks, that's what all the girls tell me. ;)

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Re: BOOK! (Hardcopy edition)

Unread post by machinebacon » Mon Nov 18, 2013 2:11 pm

imagine meme here:

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reads 'soul sex tantra for two'

<forever alone guy>

alone
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tantra

<y-u-no guy>

y u no for one?
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Unread post by rhowaldt » Mon Nov 18, 2013 2:54 pm

^ hihihi, you're such a teaser, now i know why the girls love you so ;)

btw, dunno if serious or trolling, but solo-tantra is in existence. some people call it 'jerking off while visualizing rainbows flowing out of your dick' though. take from that what you will :D
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Unread post by machinebacon » Mon Nov 18, 2013 3:12 pm

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Unread post by rhowaldt » Mon Nov 18, 2013 3:33 pm

hahahahahaha
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Re: BOOK! (Hardcopy edition)

Unread post by machinebacon » Mon Nov 18, 2013 4:15 pm

@kex: most latom a fenykepet; lehet hogy a magyar forditasa is kozbejatszik? :D


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Re: BOOK! (Hardcopy edition)

Unread post by kexolino » Mon Nov 18, 2013 6:29 pm

@sonka: az biztos, a filmhez képest sokkal ,,régiesebb" a nyelvezete... Az eredeti angolon biztos nem érződik annyira.

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Re: BOOK! (Hardcopy edition)

Unread post by Titan » Wed Nov 20, 2013 6:52 pm

You guys are reading some interesting books.

Unfortunately im stuck reading this right now:
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Pro-NET-Edition ... 1430242361

Im hoping to have the time to start these soon:
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And
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Re: BOOK! (Hardcopy edition)

Unread post by RandomCharacter » Wed Nov 20, 2013 7:36 pm

I am currently reading A Most Wanted Man by John le Carre. I do 99.9% of my book reading with real paper books.

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Unread post by rhowaldt » Thu Nov 21, 2013 8:04 am

^ hear, hear.
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Re: BOOK! (Hardcopy edition)

Unread post by GekkoP » Thu Nov 28, 2013 4:41 pm

Ordered this, just to be ready for Christmas.
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