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I'll read anything, so long as it's entertaining... I've run out of ideas, so do you guys know any good books I can read?

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I'm reading a good sci fi novel called "Altered Carbon" by Richard Morgan. If you like dystopic tales, 'tis a good one.

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some recent faves:

House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski :: The story of a photojournalist who moves into a lovely New England house and discovers that it is bigger on the inside than on the outside. Also: Baudrillard, Norse Mythos, experimental typography, and other assorted Borgesian madness.

 

The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides :: An eerie, dreamlike story of loss of innocence in a vividly-rendered American suburbia. Also gets props for its unusual narrative voice; the narrator is a collective "we" representing the neighborhood boys who obsessed over the titular virgins, and features interviews and other secondary evidence.

 

I also just picked up a collection of Edward Albee plays that's pretty stellar.

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Reading King's new book.

 

Also, True Loves by Turner and Botma

 

is it the one about the dome around the town?

 

i remember seeing it in an airport book store recently it looks interesting is it any good?

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I also just picked up a collection of Edward Albee plays that's pretty stellar.

 

The Goat is excellent... if it's not in the collection you're reading, you should track it down.

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is it the one about the dome around the town?

 

i remember seeing it in an airport book store recently it looks interesting is it any good?

I like it so far, but I've always been a King fanboy. It's a really great character study, which I think King does well (The Mist, 'Salem's Lot, The Stand). If you like King, chances are that you'll like it.

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John Dies at the End is good if you're into horror

That is not a horror novel. It's science fiction at the most, Warren Ellis-y internet writing in the least.

 

Good book, though.

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entertaining...

 

I didn't get the fuss over David Sedaris until I read some of his essays.

 

They are pretty hilarious. I'd start with the collection "Naked."

running with scissors was funny

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Please tell me you have read Ismael already. Daniel Quinn is a genius.

 

Yah we were assigned that by our debate coach for the alt energy topic

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