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Re: Books for 2012 - List Thread
« Reply #15 on: January 15, 2012, 11:57:08 PM »
As I really need to study at work this is going to be a lost year for me when it comes to reading.  :(

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Paper: Generator and electrical system,  General course 2 - (Work related)

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Steam delivery systems, General course 2 - (Work related)
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Re: Books for 2012 - List Thread
« Reply #16 on: January 16, 2012, 12:21:34 PM »
University kinda screws me over for this. I end up reading so many articles and bits of books that I don't read much other stuff really. However, so far:

1. Ready Player One - Ernist Cline
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Re: Books for 2012 - List Thread
« Reply #17 on: January 17, 2012, 03:35:31 PM »
My first read of the year was a book a co-worker recommended... Not a bad read though
 1.  Jesus, Interrupted     Bart Ehrman, 2010

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Re: Books for 2012 - List Thread
« Reply #18 on: January 18, 2012, 05:39:34 PM »
1. The Mask of Nostradamus by James Randi
2. Stiff by Mary Roach
3. Packing for Mars by Mary Roach
4. Trick or Treatment by Simon Singh
5. Demon Haunted World by Carl Sagan


I don't have cable or the internet at home right now so I have been going to the library more than usual this year.
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Re: Books for 2012 - List Thread
« Reply #19 on: January 28, 2012, 09:33:18 PM »
I'm in!  But I'll be a little behind for a bit.

Read: (1/50)
The Great Stagnation by Tyler Cowen (really enjoyed it)

Reading:
1491 by Charles C. Mann
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Re: Books for 2012 - List Thread
« Reply #20 on: January 31, 2012, 12:10:45 PM »
Reading
1. "From Here To Eternity" by James Jones

Read
1. "Uncommon Grounds: The History Of Coffee And How It Transformed Our World" by Mark Pendergrast
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Re: Books for 2012 - List Thread
« Reply #21 on: February 01, 2012, 07:06:22 AM »
So should we delve into fractions? What if I don't finish a book but I'm 30% through, can I add .33 to my total? Can multiple fractions be made into a whole book or are we just only going to count completed books?


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Re: Books for 2012 - List Thread
« Reply #22 on: February 01, 2012, 06:52:22 PM »
So should we delve into fractions? What if I don't finish a book but I'm 30% through, can I add .33 to my total? Can multiple fractions be made into a whole book or are we just only going to count completed books?
If we included all the books we started but didn't finish, I'd be over 9000. :P You can feel free to post the ones that you start but don't finish, though. There's nothing to stop you.
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Re: Books for 2012 - List Thread
« Reply #23 on: February 02, 2012, 08:24:55 AM »
How about the books I read my kid? And the number of times I re-read that same, goddamn book to my kid right after we reach the end?

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Re: Books for 2012 - List Thread
« Reply #24 on: February 12, 2012, 02:58:31 AM »
Maybe this will be amusing, but I'm starting uni this year so I might not get very far.
1) Godless, Dan Barker
2) Paranormality, Richard Wiseman
3) The Believing Brain, Michael Shermer
4) The Moral Landscape, Sam Harris
5) The Christian Delusion: Why Faith Fails, John Loftus
6) Why I Am Not A Christian, Bertrand Russell
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Re: Books for 2012 - List Thread
« Reply #25 on: February 16, 2012, 01:54:00 PM »
Here's my list.

"There's only one rule that I know of, babies—God damn it, you've got to be kind."  Kurt Vonnegut
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Re: Books for 2012 - List Thread
« Reply #26 on: February 22, 2012, 03:40:02 AM »
Here's my list.


Your list...it's not justified.
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Re: Books for 2012 - List Thread
« Reply #27 on: February 22, 2012, 10:02:01 AM »
Yes, isn't that annoying?  Well, if I take out one of the inadvertent duplicate copies of A Beautiful Mind on the left...no, then I'll have to rearrange, but it could work.

Although I did start reading Cinderella Ball last night; that might do it.
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Re: Books for 2012 - List Thread
« Reply #28 on: March 03, 2012, 06:11:20 PM »
Here's my list.



I'm afraid you're going to lose this battle my friend!  I have a whole bookcase full of books I've bought but haven't yet read!

The Non Fiction shelves:


















The Fiction Shelves:



















And that's not even counting all the books my wife stole for her own reading list! Nor is it counting my audiobook and ebook collection!
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Re: Books for 2012 - List Thread
« Reply #29 on: March 28, 2012, 06:03:32 PM »
Ah, I remember this :)
I'm in this year.

#  Title    Author    Genre    Status    Rating
01A Game of ThronesGeorge R.R. MartinFantasyRead9/10
02A Clash of KingsGeorge R.R. MartinFantasyRead7/10
03A Storm of SwordsGeorge R.R. MartinFantasyReading-/-
04A Feast for CrowsGeorge R.R. MartinFantasyOwn-/-
05A Dance with DragonsGeorge R.R. MartinFantasyPlanned-/-
06Under the DomeStephen KingDystopian SciFiOwn-/-

Will fill it out as I go. Summer time is reading time - if I get 10 before summer I may make it!
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