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User currently offlineGkirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24961 posts, RR: 56
Posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 2136 times:

Seen these kinds of threads on other forums, so why not here/
Which book are you reading and what books have you read in the past?

Have just started reading "Witch Hunt" by Ian Rankin, so far it's pretty good, have only read the first chapter so far though. Will give you a reivew when I've finished it  Wink


When you hear the noise of the Tartan Army Boys, we'll be coming down the road!
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User currently offlineGordonsmall From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2001, 2162 posts, RR: 21
Reply 1, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 2135 times:

Time Management for System Administrators - Thomas A. Limoncelli

http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/timemgmt/


A very interesting read, though at only 200 pages long I question whether the £23 I paid for it was really justified, but so far the content seems to be making up for it.



Statistically, people who have had the most birthdays tend to live the longest.
User currently offlineMhodgson From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2002, 5047 posts, RR: 25
Reply 2, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 2131 times:

A Michael Connolly 3-books-in-one. I have just finished the first ("A darkness more than night") and will move on to the second ("City of Bones") soon.


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User currently offlineBNE From Australia, joined Mar 2000, 3188 posts, RR: 12
Reply 3, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 2125 times:

The Lexus and the Olive Tree by Thomas Friedman

before that I was reading "The Tipping Point" forgot the author.

Next I plan to read "The World is Flat" another book by Thomas Friedman but I have to get it from amazon.com has none of the local bookstores have it available just yet.



Why fly non stop when you can connect
User currently offlineTitch From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2004, 329 posts, RR: 4
Reply 4, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 2120 times:

Finished Michael Palin's 'Sahara' about a week ago and have just started the Radiohead biography 'Exit Music'.

Cheers,
Titch



I'll make weapons out of my imperfections
User currently offlineWillo From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2003, 1352 posts, RR: 12
Reply 5, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 2107 times:

"John Betjeman's Collected Poems" and "Molvania - A land untouched by Modern Dentistry", a spoof travel guide that's not quite as funny as the authors would have you believe.

User currently offlinePlymSpotter From Spain, joined Jun 2004, 11689 posts, RR: 60
Reply 6, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 2088 times:

"Losing My Virgintiy" - Richard Branson's Autobiography, its rather a good read so far, hopefully I'll get a chance to finish it over Easter..


...love is just a camouflage for what resembles rage again...
User currently offlineKROC From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 2088 times:

"Boss of Bosses : The FBI and Paul Castellano"

User currently offlineMiamiair From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 2088 times:

Templars by Piers Paul Paul Read

User currently offlineStuckinMAF From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 2081 times:



User currently offlineScott2187 From United States of America, joined Feb 2006, 304 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 2081 times:

here's what i'm currently reading:

1. this thread.
2. a Boeing Service Bulletin, which is as large as a book.
3. The Power of Focusing - don't know the author.



“Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.”
User currently offlineNighthawk From UK - Scotland, joined Sep 2001, 5178 posts, RR: 33
Reply 11, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 2071 times:

Quoting PlymSpotter (Reply 6):
"Losing My Virgintiy" - Richard Branson's Autobiography, its rather a good read so far, hopefully I'll get a chance to finish it over Easter..

I just finished that a few months back.

Im onto the last few chapters of Bill Bryson " A SHort History Of Nearly Everything", which is a great read.

Next im going to start on "Air Transportation: A Management Perspective" Big grin



That'll teach you
User currently offlineTraveler_7 From Estonia, joined May 2000, 540 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 2063 times:

The Science of Discworld by Terry Pratchett.
Quite interesting point of you


User currently offlineCadet57 From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 9085 posts, RR: 30
Reply 13, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 2056 times:

The Stranger- Albert Camus

Patriot Games- Tom Clancy... dam that IRA....



Doors open, right hand side, next stop is Springfield.
User currently offlineClrd2go From United States of America, joined Feb 2003, 1000 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 2056 times:

Currently: "Garcia..an American Life" biography of Jerry Garcia

Recently finished "Searching for the Sound..my life with the Grateful Dead
by Phil Lesh.

In the Que (Christmas gifts) "Catch 22", One Flew over the Cuckoo's nest..both of which I've read years ago

Need to pick up "The Brothers Bulger" by Howie Carr.


Jim



What a long strange trip it's been
User currently offlineRichardPrice From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 15, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 2049 times:

Judas Unchained - Peter F Hamilton.

User currently offlineSabena332 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 16, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 2042 times:

Currently I am reading "Die kommerzielle Luftfahrt im heutigen Indien" (The commercial aviation in nowadays India) by Subin Nijhawan aka MrNiji, the book arrived by mail today.

The book is also available here in PDF format (only in German).

Patrick


User currently offlineYooYoo From Canada, joined Nov 2003, 6057 posts, RR: 50
Reply 17, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 2036 times:

Quoting Sabena332 (Reply 16):
Currently I am reading "Die kommerzielle Luftfahrt im heutigen Indien" (The commercial aviation in nowadays India) by Subin Nijhawan aka MrNiji, the book arrived by mail today.

I hear it's a good read with some fabulous information and great proofreaders  Wink

I don't really read any novels. I have read some, mostly by John Irving.

Other than that i usually read magazines with statistics and quick information pieces. Any subject goes. I like information.  Wink



I am so smart, i am so smart... S-M-R-T... i mean S-M-A-R-T
User currently offlineGkirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24961 posts, RR: 56
Reply 18, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 2031 times:

Quoting YooYoo (Reply 17):
I like information. Wink

You sound like a Robot  Wink
"Johnny Five, is alive!"  Wow!



When you hear the noise of the Tartan Army Boys, we'll be coming down the road!
User currently offlineMhodgson From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2002, 5047 posts, RR: 25
Reply 19, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 2030 times:

Quoting Gkirk (Reply 18):
"Johnny Five, is alive!"

It was NUMBER five. Bah  Wink



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User currently offlineYooYoo From Canada, joined Nov 2003, 6057 posts, RR: 50
Reply 20, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 2030 times:

Quoting Gkirk (Reply 18):
You sound like a Robot

I'll respond to you comment after i re-boot...umm get a cup of coffee.  Wink



I am so smart, i am so smart... S-M-R-T... i mean S-M-A-R-T
User currently offlineMBMBOS From United States of America, joined May 2000, 2606 posts, RR: 1
Reply 21, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 2025 times:

Casanova in Bolzano by Sandor Marai

User currently offlineKomododx From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 22, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 2005 times:

See No Fear - Robert Baer. It's ok, so far. The book inspired the movie Syriana.

Last few books:

State of Fear - Michael Crichton (Okayish... Airframe was better)
Seeds of Fire - Gordon Thomas (Great book! Although too detailed/boring in the middle)
The Alchemist - Paulo Coelho (One of my best reads)

Stefano  wave 


User currently offlineSunshine79 From UK - England, joined Jan 2006, 1760 posts, RR: 30
Reply 23, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 2000 times:

I'm currently reading Air Babylon, and making very good progess with it.


Formerly alcregular, Why drive when you can fly?
User currently offlineZakHH From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 24, posted (8 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 1999 times:

I am currently reading Bullshit.
No, seriously. "Bullshit", an essay by Harry G. Frankfurt, a Princeton philosophy prof.

Then I recently read
"Digital Fortress" by Dan Brown,
"Harry Potter VI" (I confess),
"The Theory of Poker" by David Sklansky,

and I just gave up on "The Hammer of Eden" by Ken Follett after reading about a 3rd of it, and seeing no motivation why to read on.


25 11Bravo : Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945 Tony Judt A good book, a bit of a slow read as academic history tends to be. Too much economics for my taste.
26 Post contains images 9VSPO : NUTS weekly.
27 ArmitageShanks : "Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking" by Malcolm Gladwell. I'm also reading "A Walk Across America."
29 Post contains images Komododx : How is it? Jon Stewart interviewed the author on his show and the book is on my list to be read. Stefano
30 Texan : Right now it's a couple of journal articles. The Other Air Battle: The American Pursuit of Post-War Civil Aviation Rights by Alan P. Dobson Aviation:
31 Post contains images SFOMEX : Armageddon: The Battle for Germany, 1944-1945 by Max Hastings. It's a great reading. Next I'll read "La presidencia moderna" by Liebano Saenz. The aut
32 WrenchBender : A good read I enjoyed it. Now reading 'A Pale Horseman' by Bernard Cornwell WrenchBender
33 Post contains links Airwave : Currently: His Excellency: George Washington by Joseph J. Ellis Prior to that: SYNC: The Emerging Science of Spontaneous Order by Steven Strogatz Batt
34 Post contains links Myt332 : I'm currently reading this: What Are You Reading? (by Gkirk Mar 21 2006 in Non Aviation) Just finished reading this: http://www.airliners.net/discussi
35 ZakHH : To be honest: I expected a bit more. Mostly definition of what is BS, the difference between BS and lies, and a few words about the reasons why peopl
36 Post contains images Braybuddy :
37 GEEDO : I am reading "Shattered Sword". Its an accounting of The Battle of Midway, written from the perspective of the Japanese side of the fray. Though writt
38 Post contains images Vaporlock : I'm currently reading..... The Da Vinci Code. Great book so far! Phyllis
39 ATAIndy : Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
40 Thom@s : Currently reading *AIP AD I. *FIR map over south western Norway. *Local rules and regulations Florø Airport. *Approach and departure charts. Yep, got
41 Post contains images Jap : "Losing My Virginity- Richard Branson"... by... well, Richard Branson
42 Trident3 : The Spanish Civll War by Anthony Beevor .Interesting and filling a lot of gaps in my historical knowledge.
43 Diamond : Conversations with God - An Uncommon Dialogue by Neale Donald Walsch
44 ComatMan : I am currently reading, "Ya Gotta Believe" by Tug McGraw with Don Yaeger and it is a totally fascinating book.
45 Aloges : Good choice! I'm reading "Feet of Clay", just after finishing "Men at Arms". Terry Pratchett's humour is fantastic!
46 CastleIsland : I find it very difficult to read one book at a time, so: Albert Camus - Lyrical and Critical Essays John Kennedy Toole - A Confederacy of Dunces Charl
47 Thepilot : I am just about to finish the Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck, and I have to move onto As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner. Damn AP English Class!
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