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What's Your Favorite Book?

Fri Oct 10, 2003 7:19 am

Hi,

this topic has only been discussed very long time ago. So I'd like to know what you consider a must read! Let me know what you think.

My favorites are "The Company - A Novel of the CIA" by Robert Littell
and "The Physician" by Noah Gordon


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RE: What's Your Favorite Book?

Fri Oct 10, 2003 7:49 am

In English, my favorite novel is Portnoy's Complaint, by Philip Roth.

And my favorite essay (in English) is Downsize this, by Michael Moore.

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RE: What's Your Favorite Book?

Fri Oct 10, 2003 7:54 am

I am not a big reader but I really like the book 'They Dare To Speak Out' by fmr. Republican Congressman Paul Findley (R-IL)
It really hightend my interest in international affiars and how it ties in to coruption in out government.

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RE: What's Your Favorite Book?

Fri Oct 10, 2003 8:03 am

Band Of Brothers
By Steven Ambrose

A great book about the Paratroopers of the US Infantry. A great look into the REAL life of a soldier... Big thumbs up
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RE: What's Your Favorite Book?

Fri Oct 10, 2003 8:09 am

This was always a childhood favorite!!!!!!!!!!!

"Where The Wild Things Are"

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RE: What's Your Favorite Book?

Fri Oct 10, 2003 10:16 am

Only one book as a must-read? No way, but first and foremostly it's

"The Cider House Rules" by John Irving.

After reading it, I was temporarily lost for contemporary literature because I couldn't find one that compared.
Other books I enjoyed a lot are:

"Owen Meany" by John Irving
"The Discovery of Heaven" by Harry Mulisch
"Home of the Sisters" by Charlotte Link
"Last Chance to see ..." by Douglas Adams
"The German Lesson" by Siegfried Lenz
"Soundcheck" by Siegfried Lenz
"The Story of Mr. Sommer", by Patrick Süskind and Jean-Jacques Sempe
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RE: What's Your Favorite Book?

Fri Oct 10, 2003 10:22 am

Romans by Paul, a noted early author.
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RE: What's Your Favorite Book?

Fri Oct 10, 2003 10:38 am


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RE: What's Your Favorite Book?

Fri Oct 10, 2003 11:45 am

Stephen King: Ths Stand, great book, though quite long at a mear 1100 pages!
 
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RE: What's Your Favorite Book?

Fri Oct 10, 2003 5:34 pm

Thanks guys/gals!
I'll look into these on amazon as I'm looking for an interesting read and these sound interesting.


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RE: What's Your Favorite Book?

Sat Oct 11, 2003 2:12 am

"Brave New World", by Aldous Huxley. I simply love that book-


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RE: What's Your Favorite Book?

Sat Oct 11, 2003 2:31 am

Fiction - "Interview with the Vampire"

Non-Fiction - "Barbarians at the Gate"
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RE: What's Your Favorite Book?

Sat Oct 11, 2003 3:36 am

Mine would have to be "Runaway Jury" which they are now making a movie after the book.
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RE: What's Your Favorite Book?

Sat Oct 11, 2003 4:36 am

Airframe - Michael Crichton
Violin - Anne Rice
Anything by Steinbeck

 
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RE: What's Your Favorite Book?

Sat Oct 11, 2003 5:51 am

Charm School by Nelson DeMille.
 
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RE: What's Your Favorite Book?

Sat Oct 11, 2003 6:14 am

Chronicles of Narnia

Eagle in the Sky, by Wilbur Smith

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RE: What's Your Favorite Book?

Sat Oct 11, 2003 6:26 am

Superfly -

Try to get a hold of "The Power Game" by Hedrick Smith. You'll be fascinated with what he writes about the influence of the AIPAC in Congress. It's a bit old but very interesting.

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RE: What's Your Favorite Book?

Sat Oct 11, 2003 7:05 am

The Lord of the Rings
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RE: What's Your Favorite Book?

Sat Oct 11, 2003 7:39 am

Whichever one has the softest, least-buttcrack-irritating pages.

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