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What book/s are you currently reading?

I recently finished The Zen and Art of Motorcycle Maintenance. Next up comes A Theory of Monads, a lovely first edition from 1922 on Liebniz's theory of monadology. I think monads are but part of philosophy is knowing what's and why so you can know what's not .

GreninjaDec 6, 2017
was that friend you
groundhogdayDec 6, 2017
deletedDec 6, 2017
infinite jest........whoah.......
UltraAugDec 6, 2017
the things they carried
GreninjaDec 7, 2017

things they carried is a good book imo and i will stand with it in the face of annoying tv tropes users who dislike it
SincerelyDec 7, 2017
"The Things They Carried has received critical acclaim and has been established as one of the preeminent pieces of Vietnam War literature.[33] It has sold over 2 million copies worldwide[34] and celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2010. It has received multiple awards such as France’s Prix du Meilleur Livre Etranger Award and the Chicago Tribune Heartland Prize, as well as being a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Critics Circle Award.[35]

"O’Brien has expressed surprise at how the book has become a staple in middle schools and high schools, stating that he "certainly hadn’t imagined fourteen year-old kids and eighteen year-olds and those even in their early twenties reading the book and bringing such fervor to it, which comes from their own lives, really. The book is applied to a bad childhood or a broken home, and these are the things they're carrying. And in a way, it's extremely flattering, and other times, it can be depressing."[36]

"In 2014, the book was included in's list of 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime[37] and credited as the inspiration for a National Veterans Art Museum exhibit.[38]"

Doesn't sound like it needs any bodyguards but I'm sure it appreciates the sentiment
SincerelyDec 7, 2017!
i just finished "the curious incident of the dog in the night" which has no capitalization on the front cover, although it doesn't have quotation marks there either. it's about a kid with autism investigating the murder of a neighborhood poodle.

The writing was p idiosyncratic all the way through, appropriately. i kind of don't associate it with all the other books I've been planning to read but hey it got me reading again, so that's a step.
GreninjaDec 8, 2017
thanks sincerely your input was greatly valued
AlexDec 8, 2017
I'm rereading The Best and the Brightest by David Halberstam which is maybe my favorite book, but I don't expect there's much overlap between Java mafia forum posters and people interested in the Kennedy administration in the lead up to Vietnam

If there is though, read it, Halberstam is fantastic
somethingwhateverDec 8, 2017
lee harvey oswald did nothing wrong
GreninjaDec 8, 2017!
somethingwhateverDec 10, 2017
Finished das kapital, think i will reread the first 3 chaps again next year just to hammer it in, now doing discipline and punishment, holy what a brutal way to begin a book
EscuraiDec 10, 2017
I'm reading Winnie the Pooh and the humour is still great at 19
elephantasmDec 12, 2017
thanks sincerely your input was greatly valued
anytime pal
somethingwhateverDec 31, 2017
i'm about to finish discipline and punishment probs in less than a week im sure, what do u guys think, im a bit of tired of dry theory and i got 3 books lined up
1 little red book - fun
2 reread of the first chapter, and only the first chapter of das kapital vol 1 - dry short theory
3 kapital vol 2 - dry long theory

what order should i read? A)2,1,3 or B)1,2,3? im affraid i will OD on kapital and my brain explode, should i do the smart thing A or the hedonistic immediatist thing B?
im honestly torned
discipline and punishment ✓

time to reread marx's das kapital first section so i can finish dem david harvey videos
PainFoinmrJan 8, 2018
''Losing my virginity'' by Richard Branson
Really robs me of the hope ever getting laid.
deletedJan 8, 2018
At the moment "Randevouz with Rama" and "Java concurrency In practice". I've ordered Andy Weir's new book, Artemis. Looking forward to it!
reading little red book and gotta say, mao makes me cúm
somethingwhateverJan 14, 2018
folks i came hard, starting a guerrilla and giving random ppl i meet steel furnaces
in other words, Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-tung ✓
now to read Capital Volume 2, Capital Strikes Back