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Favourite Book?  
User currently offlineBA380 From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 1466 posts, RR: 8
Posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 1254 times:

Just what it says, really... What's your favourite book?

Mine would have to be one of:

- David Copperfield
- The Count of Monte Cristo
- To Kill A Mockingbird


cabin crew: doors to automatic and cross-check...
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User currently offlineBA380 From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 1466 posts, RR: 8
Reply 1, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 1248 times:

you are obviously all philistines, then!


cabin crew: doors to automatic and cross-check...
User currently offlineVulindlela From United States of America, joined Apr 2002, 474 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 1248 times:

hmmm...
It is either Robinson Crusoe, or Maugham´s 'Of Human Bondage'.

The Count of Monte Christo is also high on my list- I remember staying up all night to read the last 1/3 of it.  Smile

-kevin



"If you take everything I've accomplished in my entire life and condense it down into 1 day, it looks decent!"
User currently offlineKaddyuk From Wallis and Futuna, joined Nov 2001, 4126 posts, RR: 25
Reply 3, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 1242 times:

Quoting BA380 (Thread starter):
What's your favourite book?

The Aircraft Maintenance Manual

I'm upto Chaper 49 So Far...



Whoever said "laughter is the best medicine" never had Gonorrhea
User currently offlineBA380 From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 1466 posts, RR: 8
Reply 4, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 1236 times:

Quoting Kaddyuk (Reply 3):
Chaper 49

what's a Chaper?  Wink



cabin crew: doors to automatic and cross-check...
User currently offlineNeilYYZ From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 1225 times:

Dutch by Edmund Morris
The Long Goodbye by Patti Davis

I only read biography and non-fiction books.

The Secret Service by Philip H. Melanson also get notable mention


User currently offlineKomododx From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 1220 times:

Top 5:

1) "The Alchemist" by Paulo Coelho
2) "Who Moved My Blackberry?" by Lucy Kellaway
3) "E" by Matt Beaumont
4) "See No Evil" by Robert Baer
5) "Rainbow 6" by Tom Clancy

And I'm just about to start "Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything" by Steven Levitt

Stefano  wave 


User currently offlineSlamClick From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 10062 posts, RR: 68
Reply 7, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 1218 times:

Quoting Kaddyuk (Reply 3):
I'm upto Chaper 49 So Far...

Ahh, "Airborne Auxilliary Power" one of my favorites.



Happiness is not seeing another trite Ste. Maarten photo all week long.
User currently offlineJAGflyer From Canada, joined Aug 2004, 3583 posts, RR: 4
Reply 8, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 1210 times:

The Three Little Pigs

Signed
-The uneducated a.netters



Support the beer and soda can industry, recycle old airplanes!
User currently offlineBMIFlyer From UK - England, joined Feb 2004, 8810 posts, RR: 58
Reply 9, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 1207 times:

Harry Potter  Smile

Signed,

Kazzie  Wink



Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own
User currently offlineEWS From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 1203 times:



Signed,
skidmarks


User currently offlineAsstChiefMark From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 1200 times:

1. Description and Rules for the Management of the U.S. Magazine Rifle Model of 1898 and Magazine Carbine Model of 1899 Caliber .30
2. That was Zen, This is Tao
3. Fuck This Book
4. Sex in the Modern Mobile Lunch Canteen: A Photo Montage
5. The Unabridged Catalog of Undergarments of Early 19th Century America


User currently offlineCVGpilot From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 588 posts, RR: 1
Reply 12, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 1194 times:

- For me most books suck, however "Flight Of Passage" by Rinker Buck is/was one of the best and most enjoyable for me.  airplane 


Globally Yours
User currently offlineABfemme From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 1181 times:

Sharron Osbornes auto biography - absolutely fab

User currently offlineBushpilot From South Africa, joined Jul 2007, 0 posts, RR: 1
Reply 14, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 1179 times:

Ill share my favorite novels, but non-fiction history/aviation related reading is most of what I do.
Of Mice and Men
DaVinci Code
Thousand Mile War
Anything written by Tom Clancy, not his ideas written by others
Any not to cheesy spy novels as well.


User currently offlineAir380 From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 181 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 1171 times:

Lots of them,
Just read my son's summer reading book, "Ender's Game" by Orson Scott Card, pretty good, can recommend it!


User currently offlineKaddyuk From Wallis and Futuna, joined Nov 2001, 4126 posts, RR: 25
Reply 16, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 1164 times:

Quoting SlamClick (Reply 7):
Ahh, "Airborne Auxilliary Power" one of my favorites.

You always know its time to retire when you know the entire ATA 100 chapter by chapter, its REALLY time to retire when you can reel off the ATA 100 by Chapter and then Sub-Chapter...



Whoever said "laughter is the best medicine" never had Gonorrhea
User currently offlineGunsontheroof From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 3509 posts, RR: 9
Reply 17, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 1155 times:

"Guns, Germs and Steel" by Jared Diamond
"1984" by George Orwell
"The Master and Margarita" by Mikhail Bulgakov
"The Time Machine" by H.G. Wells
"On The Road" by Jack Kerouac



Next Flight: 9/17 BFI-BFI
User currently offlineNancy From United States of America, joined May 2004, 467 posts, RR: 5
Reply 18, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 1149 times:

"House of Leaves" Mark Danielewski - fantasticaly creepy
"Blindness" Jose Saramongo
"In the Name of the Rose" Umberto Eco
"An Instance of the Fingerpost" Iain Pears
"His Dark Materials" Philip Pullman


User currently offlineLHMARK From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 7255 posts, RR: 46
Reply 19, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 1143 times:




"Sympathy is something that shouldn't be bestowed on the Yankees. Apparently it angers them." - Bob Feller
User currently offlineAleksandar From Serbia, joined Jul 2000, 3238 posts, RR: 32
Reply 20, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 1140 times:

Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
By The River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept and
Veronica Decides To Die by Paulo Coelho
Vanity Fair by W. M.Thackeray



R-E-S-P-E-C-T
User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31712 posts, RR: 56
Reply 21, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks ago) and read 1131 times:


regds
MEL



Think of the brighter side!
User currently offlineNoUFO From Germany, joined Apr 2001, 7966 posts, RR: 12
Reply 22, posted (8 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 1122 times:

The Cidre House Rules - John Irving
The House of the Sisters - Charlotte Link
The Story of Mr. Sommer - Patrick Sueskind



I support the right to arm bears
User currently offlineKevinl1011 From United States of America, joined Mar 2005, 2964 posts, RR: 47
Reply 23, posted (8 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 1121 times:

Quoting LHMARK (Reply 19):

 rotfl 

I love "Go Dogs Go" by P.D. Eastman.

The dog party in the tree is great!

Do you like my new hat ?



474218, Carl, You will be missed.
User currently offlineXpat From United States of America, joined Nov 2004, 634 posts, RR: 0
Reply 24, posted (8 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 1107 times:

"Of Mice and Men" John Steinbeck
"The Grapes of Wrath" John Steinbeck
"To Kill a Mockingbird" Harper Lee
"A Fine Balance" Rohinton Mistry
"A Prayer for Owen Meany" John Irving
"Covenant" James Michener
"Empire Falls" Richard Russo
"Aloft" Chang-Rae Lee
etc.



The only thing we have to fear is the sky falling on our heads. -Asterix
25 BA380 : I am currently reading that - very interesting!
26 Post contains images Cornish : Hmm not sure - Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco maybe
27 STLGph : Grace Slick's Autobiography - Somebody to Love Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Detroit - A Travel Guide
28 Msllsmith : Fate is the Hunter.....Ernest Gann Jane Eyer..... Charlotte Bronte Although my current good read is: Fly the Wing...... third edition....Webb and Walk
29 Bravo45 : I'd second that and add two more by Richard Bach which are better IMHO: 1- Stranger to the Ground. 2- A Gift of Wings. I think probably the best ever
30 SlamClick : Top of my recommended reading list for anyone who thinks they might ever fly swept-wing airplanes. Terriffic.
31 CastleIsland : Post Office - Charles Bukowski Wait Until Spring, Bandini - John Fante Crime and Punishment - Fyodor Dostoevsky The Plague - Albert Camus Invitation t
32 Post contains links Smile22 : mine would have to be A beautiful Child the Story of Sharon Marshall by Matt birkbeck www.mattbirkbeck.com this story is about a girl who went by the
33 SlamClick : Some because they are well written, some for utility, some because they touched me in some way. No particular order: Nonfiction: The Sea Around Us - R
34 RobertNL070 : There is a certain atmosphere in all the abovementioned books that is so overwhelming. Masterpieces. I cannot provide a list of favourite books - its
35 JGPH1A : That would be the Large Print Edition with the pull-out step-by-step floor chart and the number for the paramedics printed in flourescent type on the
36 Post contains images BradWray : I dont read novels I only read autobiographys, My favaroute ones are... Pierluigi Colina - The Rules Of The Game I have that book signed by Pierluigi
37 HBIHLtoEZE : The novels by Paul Auster, especially Moon over Manhattan and City of Glass, Roth' Plot against America or Human Stain, Orwell's 1984, Kerouac's On th
38 Gunsontheroof : I've got that on my "to read" stack...I hear it's good.
39 SlamClick : It occurs to me that one might define 'book' as a specific copy of a title. In that case my library includes autographed books by the following author
40 TransIsland : I don't have a favourite, it's either "like 'em" or "don't." Currently I'm reading Jimmy Carter's "The Hornet's Nest," which will end up in the "don't
41 Post contains images Komododx : It is. Started reading it this morning at work and I'm more than half-way through it. As an economist (if that's what I am after majoring in that fie
42 Cedars747 : Any atlas is my favourite book Alex!!!
43 Post contains images Komododx : I second that. I am a huge geography buff. I have right now the 8th edition of National Geographic's Atlas of the World. I could spend hours looking
44 AirWillie6475 : Anything by Alexander Dumas. The Count of Monte Cristo was so well written I felt like I was in the story. I've read that book 2 times. Another favori
45 Cedars747 : Well same here,i have a big collection of atlas and books of Airlines of the world and aviation encyclopedia.This is my private world Alex!!!
46 Gunsontheroof : It'd sound weirder if I didn't do it to. Maps rock, I need to get myself a nice atlas.
47 Tom12 : few favorites, Dan Browns Angles and Demons Tom Clancy's Red Rabbit Tom Clancy's Rainbowsix Tom
48 BNE : Its hard to choose just one book but to break it down into different categories. Aviation Hard Landing By Thomas Petzinger Jr; recommended reading for
49 Post contains images Komododx : Anyone here ever read Airframe? I thought it was a good book, probably just targeted at aviation enthusiasts. Stefano
50 RobertNL070 : Ooooooh, very nice. The Times compiles very good atlases too - very expensive good atlases. History, politics, geography, computers, (auto)biographie
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