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04:11 PM on 01/09/12 
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I like biographies, we all have more in common than we think
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the hunger games trilogy
13 reasons why
the perks of being a wallflower
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Has anyone heard of 1Q84?
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I just finished reading Drive by James Sallis. I had watched the movie a few months ago and absolutely fell in love with it. Most of the book reviews i read said that the book was good, but it was a rare case where the movie was better. I have to disagree with those reviews. I think that both are equally brilliant. The book is only 150 pages, but i read it in one day because i just couldnt put it down. Very highly recommended. Im also curious to see if anyone has read the sequel Driven (also by James Sallis) and what their thoughts on it are.
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Holes.
07:57 PM on 06/06/12 
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Awesome book.
09:55 PM on 06/07/12 
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Absolute favorites in no specific order:
The Book Thief - Markus Zusack
Watership Down - Richard Adams
The Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy (all of them except the new one by Eoin Collifer, it's just not the same) - Douglas Adams
Anything Neil Gaiman... Seriously.

Loves (in no order):
Animal Farm - George Orwell
Antigone (it's a play in book form, okay?) - Sophocles
The Odyessey and The Iliad (they are in book form...) - Homer
Oedpius Rex
The first three Maximum Ride books - James Patterson but only because of the people I met because of these books, quality wise they mediocre YA books
The Lake House and When The Wind Blows - James Patrerson (actually good)
Artemis Fowl - Eoin Collifer (like most Of the series but the first was best)
Zombie Survival Guide - Max Brooks
To Kill A Mockingbird - Harper Lee
And anything written by Jules Verne
The Kite Runner - Can't remember the dude's name done feel like looking up
Les MisÚrables - Victor Hugo
Pride, Prejudice and Zombies
A Song of Fire and Ice series
A Voyage of the Dawn Treader (and the rest Of Narnia but that one is my favourite)
Battle Royale
The Outsiders - S.E Hinton
A Series of Unfortaunte Events
Winnie the Pooh - A.A Milne
The Little Prince-Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Gone Series
The Thief Lord - Cornelia Funke (she is such a good children's writer)

And these are just the books I remember liking and still like, dear god.

I really fucking hate Lois Lowry though, I don't understand how ANYONE can like his work. And I'm probably missing a few classical Greek plays...

Can't think of a single non-fiction I have enjoyed though. I don't really read them to be honest.
02:19 PM on 06/08/12 
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Just read everything by Jonathan Tropper. Funny, easy reads. Would recommend.
02:22 PM on 06/08/12 
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pretty solid movie too haha
02:59 PM on 06/08/12 
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That Imagine book by Jon Lehrer is awesome.
04:35 PM on 06/09/12 
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Started 1Q84, pretty good in the first 10th of the book.
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Started 1Q84, pretty good in the first 10th of the book.

Have you read other Murakami before? I still can't decide how I felt about 1Q84. A lot of really interesting stuff was in it, but some of the dialogue and sex scenes were just
01:16 AM on 06/10/12 
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Have you read other Murakami before? I still can't decide how I felt about 1Q84. A lot of really interesting stuff was in it, but some of the dialogue and sex scenes were just

I've gotten a little bit further, and considering it's name, I was expecting a little more altered reality (something more with what the taxi cab driver says at the beginning and police no longer using 6-shooters) but it's enjoyable.

So far, I'd rather had Aomame transported into a different/parallel universe or something to that effect, like a police state like in 1984... but alas, I can't control that.

I haven't read anything else by Murakami, I hear his early stuff is far better though. What'd you think of 1Q84? Have you read any other books by Murakami, any recommendations?
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I see that I haven't actually posted my favorite list.

1984 (seems to be unanimous in here) Did anyone else feel that Fahrenheit 451 was kind of a Disney version of 1984? Or is that just me being a dick?
The Sandman- ETA Hoffman
Tender Buttons
House of Leaves
Still Life With Woodpecker
The Things They Carried
The Satanic Verses
The Yacoubian Building
Miramar
One Thousand Years of Solitude
One Thousand and One Arabian Nights
A Dictionary of Maquiao
Anything by Lu Xun (If you're interested in the last 150 years of Chinese history, read this man's work)



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