Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Read On

I like to read, maybe a little too much...

Currently I'm reading:
Gilgamesh
Horseshoes, Cowsocks & Duckfeet
The Tao of Leadership
The Cornered Cat
Where the Sidewalk Ends
The Old Whore: A Novel

What are you reading?




14 comments:

  1. Brighid--now that is what I call a potpourri! From the Epic of Gilgamesh (which I highly recommend--it is the oldest known tablet, or book, I should say--to the Whore: a novel!! :)

    I am reading all of W.G. Sebald's novels, especially Austerlitz, which I am writing my thesis about.

    I am also rereading many of Kakfa's stories and one unfinished novel that I never read: the Castle.

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  2. I'm reading The Future Homemakers of America, very light but enjoyable. I'm also listening to audiobook Madame Bovary.

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  3. I'm re-reading "Time Enough for Love" - it's one of those "comfort" books that I seem to re-read every now and then.

    "A Well-Regulated Milita" by Saul Cornell, on the meaning of the 2nd Amendment.

    Patriots: Surviving the Coming Collapse by James Rawles. Interesting.

    Gunsmithing - The AR-15 by Patrick Sweeney. Because . . . AR-15

    Building Your Bood for Kindle by Kindle. Going to take my "Just the Basics" to a Kindle format book this year.

    Obviously, from my list here there's "good news" and "bad news" about reading many of my books on a Kindle . . . . :)

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  4. Just finished Bull Canyon by Lin Parday, reading sporadically The Blue Bird Effect, Schroder, A Novel, pick up Guests of the Ayatollah now and again and fnally reading the short stories in Calvino's Cosmicomics.

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  5. Just finished "Wild" by Cheryl Strayed about her trek on the Pacific Crest Trail. Reading Anna Pigeon mysteries by Nevada Barr, murder in the national parks. Have a new John Burdett "Vuture Peak" to start, murder in Bangkok. Seems to be crime for me this winter in the main.

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  6. Old Yeller, and Savage Sam in that order, it's that time in Texas
    ( Fred Gipson )

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  7. NFO: Well that sucks...

    CHERI: I think it was "you" who got me hooked on Gilamesh, Thank You!

    GM: lol

    NELLY: Good on you.

    EIFTINFO: Good reads. How exciting to be putting your book on Kindle, YeeHaw!

    TABOR: I knew you would have some interesting ones.

    CELIA: Oh, I will have to check on Wild. I have always wanted to ride the Pacific Crest trail from Quincy to the Oregon border.
    Have read all the Anna Pigeon series, good reads.

    SUERTE: Great old standards!

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  8. Home Wiring For dummies though I think it's a little too advanced for me.

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  9. SIX: LOL, I seriously have the Whole series from when we built the "Well Shoot" house...

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  10. Good grief, girl, how on earth can you simultaneously juggle all those different tomes in your head?? I get confused enough reading up to two at a time. Have to confess I've forgotten the title of my latest crime novel - it's not captured my imagination much, and I've dipped in and out of it only out of duty - it's time I moved on to something more engaging, methinks. In my defense, I'm boning up on tutorials in my spare time, to master the new software I recently upgraded to regards my embroidery machine - AND I'm likewise refreshing my Photoshop skills, too, but I do enjoy a good read when the mood takes me.

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  11. Re-reading "Game of Thrones" as it's been awhile since I read it the first time.

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  12. SHRINKY: After the year you've had who has the time to read! I'm saving up to get Photoshop so I can terrorize my kids...

    OLDAFSARGE: I have a copy of that on the "to read" stack. But keep getting side tracked rereading "Rhythms".

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