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Re: Unofficial What are you Reading Thread?
« Reply #60 on: January 31, 2007, 04:56:06 pm »
just checked wikipedia (it's got spoilers :) )

seems i was pronouncing it in my head as "high row", not as "here row"
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Re: Unofficial What are you Reading Thread?
« Reply #61 on: January 31, 2007, 05:00:43 pm »
Ah.  I hadn't thought of that.

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Re: Unofficial What are you Reading Thread?
« Reply #62 on: January 31, 2007, 09:08:12 pm »
Yeah.  I caught the joke, but given the traditional Japanese pronunciation...well it could have been done better.

Anyway, I'm reading The Last Transition

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 http://homepage.mac.com/magnant/.Public/TheLastTransition.pdf

Not sure what to make of it yet....

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Re: Unofficial What are you Reading Thread?
« Reply #63 on: February 16, 2007, 03:08:55 pm »
It's good to know I am not the only Neal Stephenson fan (or at least reader) here.

At the moment I am reading the words that I am typing.

I am currently reading The Confusion by Mr. Stephenson and Accelerando by Charles Stross.  Maybe some other stuff I can't recall right now, also.
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Re: Unofficial What are you Reading Thread?
« Reply #64 on: February 23, 2007, 10:02:06 pm »
Anti-Semitism in Britain by Orwell.

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Re: Unofficial What are you Reading Thread?
« Reply #65 on: February 24, 2007, 01:59:02 am »


Re-reading the Sprawl trilogy

by Mr. William Gibson

Neuromancer
Count Zero
and
Mona Lisa Overdrive

until further notice...

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Re: Unofficial What are you Reading Thread?
« Reply #66 on: February 25, 2007, 10:07:19 pm »
On a William Gibson related note: has anyone here read All Tomorrows Parties? I just picked it up and haven't gotten around to reading it yet.
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Re: Unofficial What are you Reading Thread?
« Reply #67 on: February 25, 2007, 11:21:40 pm »
On a William Gibson related note: has anyone here read All Tomorrows Parties? I just picked it up and haven't gotten around to reading it yet.

if I'm not mistaken that's book 3 in the Bridge Trilogy

Virtual Light, Idoru, and All Tommorow's Parties

I've not read it yet, but have heard that it is really freakin' good...

but much like Virtual Light and Idoru, it's not the same future as the Sprawl Trilogy...


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Re: Unofficial What are you Reading Thread?
« Reply #68 on: February 27, 2007, 06:07:09 am »

if I'm not mistaken that's book 3 in the Bridge Trilogy

Virtual Light, Idoru, and All Tommorow's Parties

I've not read it yet, but have heard that it is really freakin' good...

but much like Virtual Light and Idoru, it's not the same future as the Sprawl Trilogy...



Excellent. Now to get Virtual Light + Idoru. Compulsive book buyer, away! *rides off into a rainbow* :hosrie:
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Re: Unofficial What are you Reading Thread?
« Reply #69 on: February 27, 2007, 06:17:24 am »

if I'm not mistaken that's book 3 in the Bridge Trilogy

Virtual Light, Idoru, and All Tommorow's Parties

I've not read it yet, but have heard that it is really freakin' good...

but much like Virtual Light and Idoru, it's not the same future as the Sprawl Trilogy...



Excellent. Now to get Virtual Light + Idoru. Compulsive book buyer, away! *rides off into a rainbow* :hosrie:

Virtual Light provides a really interesting interpretation to the phrase "God is in the TV"

you'll like it I think...

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Re: Unofficial What are you Reading Thread?
« Reply #70 on: March 01, 2007, 12:23:08 pm »
The Revolutionary Catechism by Nechayev

http://www.spunk.org/texts/places/russia/sp000116.txt

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Re: Unofficial What are you Reading Thread?
« Reply #71 on: March 02, 2007, 02:06:51 am »
The Revolutionary Catechism by Nechayev

http://www.spunk.org/texts/places/russia/sp000116.txt

*reads*

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I take it Nechayev wasn't a fan of romantics?
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Re: Unofficial What are you Reading Thread?
« Reply #72 on: March 02, 2007, 02:37:40 am »
Tommorrow I pick up my first copy of Macbeth.

Also my first time really giving shakespeare a try.

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Re: Unofficial What are you Reading Thread?
« Reply #73 on: March 02, 2007, 09:07:54 am »
The Revolutionary Catechism by Nechayev

http://www.spunk.org/texts/places/russia/sp000116.txt

*reads*

 :lulz:

I take it Nechayev wasn't a fan of romantics?

I don't think he was a fan of anything, except killing people.  I've only ever seen one mental profile anywhere near his and it belonged to that arch-psychopath Carlos the Jackal, and even he has the shame to retreat into denial when pushed about it.

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Re: Unofficial What are you Reading Thread?
« Reply #74 on: March 02, 2007, 10:14:47 am »
Brilliant! Who the hell was this twat? Change the word "revolutionary" for "goth" and it gets even funnier.
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