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PostPosted: Wed Feb 10, 2021 9:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Rigel was kind enough to send me...

The Bughouse by Daniel Swift.

A biography of Ezra Pound focusing on the poets Incarceration in a psychiatric hospital for over a decade after the Second World War.

It has been a fascinating read to this point.

Thank you Rigel!

https://www.wsj.com/articles/review-ezra-pound-in-the-bughouse-1511556851
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 28, 2021 5:07 am    Post subject: What are you reading in general? Reply with quote

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The Discovery of God by Henri de Lubac



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PostPosted: Fri Mar 12, 2021 7:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Clang (aka Glas) by Jacques Derrida



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PostPosted: Sun Apr 04, 2021 11:05 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Book of Lost Friends. Historical fiction.

Recently read: The Arawn Cycle (a re-read) and the Galand Cycle...a long series that keeps getting more interesting.

Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (yay! A James Joyce book I could finish!)

Also started A Woman of No Importance, a biography of a one-legged American female spy during WW2. Fascinating!
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 05, 2021 1:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Just finished

Stephen King - If it Bleeds
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 05, 2021 12:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Kindred - Neanderthal Life, Love, Death and Art.

A summary of some of the latest research on our closest cousins.
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Abstract Sex: Philosophy, Bio-Technology and the Mutations of Desire by Luciana Parisi



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PostPosted: Thu Apr 08, 2021 8:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

You find my list in dandelions comic cave under Comics Haul.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 11, 2021 5:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm back into fantasy again after a few years break. I'm a couple of books into Donaldson's last Chronicles and four books into the best books I've read in years, the Sword of Shadows series by J V Jones. The Conan Chronicles have also been in there, but beyond fantasy I'm mainly into history. I've read a few histories of WW2 and Churchill biographies, but it's mainly been fantasy stuff. It suits my need to remove myself from the current events of the world (alongside gaming, which is pretty absorbing as well when you get into it).
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 12, 2021 11:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Point of order: ( Wink )

This thread is intended for non-sci-fi / fantasy reading matter. Very Happy The one in the sci-fi forum is the one for that sort of thing. Very Happy

(It really doesn't matter, just amuses me. Very Happy )

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 13, 2021 5:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hmmm........

Are you sure Av? I took it as "What are you reading in general?"

Confused

But nevertheless I take the point and prostrating my miserable self before the bench, plead for the mercy of the Court. But as the late great Frankie Howard would have said, "I always was a miserable pleader."

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 21, 2021 9:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

LOL

Yes, "in general" as opposed to "in the sci-fi / fantasy genre." Wink

Like I said, not serious. Just always strikes me. Very Happy

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 22, 2021 4:14 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sucks to your rules av.


Stranded in the Jungle.

A biography of Jerry Nolan. Drummer of the New York Dolls.
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