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Sportbikeville & Yucca brevifolia
Oct 19, 2013 - 12:23am PT
Love King or hate him you must admit that you are curious what has become of little Danny Torrance over the last 35 years. Doctor Sleep by Stephen King. The sequel to the Shining.

This is the reason I picked up my current read. Doctor Sleep is on it's way.(25% off on ebay)

Trad climber
Ouray, Colorado
Oct 19, 2013 - 12:27am PT
"Spillover" by David Quammen.....great read.

Social climber
Oct 19, 2013 - 12:30am PT
Alice ! Alice ! Alice .............MUNRO !!!

And hey she won the Nobel prize for REAL!!!

Social climber
Golden, CO
Oct 19, 2013 - 12:41am PT
Studs Terkel, "Hard Times" raaaad.

Oct 19, 2013 - 01:00am PT
The Alchemy of Action by Doug Robinson.

Very interesting physiology and chemistry, with stories that keep you reading.

Thanks for the book, DR - great top see you at Facelift!
Mark Rodell

Trad climber
Oct 19, 2013 - 01:13am PT
The Sorrow of War by Bao Ninh a Vietnamese writer, a veteran.

Oct 27, 2013 - 11:06am PT
Can't wait to sink my teeth into this one:

Who knew there was even a "dinosaur erotica" genre?
The Larry

Moab, UT
Oct 27, 2013 - 11:11am PT
Good read.

Credit: The Larry

Jim Henson's Basement
Oct 27, 2013 - 11:13am PT
As someone pointed out.. it really should be "Ptaken by the Pterodactyl"^^^

@Khanom.. yeah that's one of those books your really have to meditate and set yourself in the right frame of mind for. It's an involved read. 1st book's the best.


Sportbikeville & Yucca brevifolia
Oct 27, 2013 - 10:31pm PT
Stephen King's style has developed into an incredible sense of the reader.
This book is a masterpiece.

Credit: pud
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Nov 2, 2013 - 04:44pm PT
Credit: mouse from merced
No man alive will come to you
With another tale to tell

"This book's on fire
Rollin' down the road"

Best notify my next of kin
This one did not explode

Gut I enjoyed it.

Trad climber
Nov 2, 2013 - 07:53pm PT
Still thrashing through Ulysses. Just finished Oedipus the King. Starting Sam Shepard's Fool for Love.

Nov 2, 2013 - 10:52pm PT
Yay! New Stephen King! On the list.

I did a search?

for Dinosaur Erotica...because I thought: "No way!"

There is looks just awful:


Thanks, "The Oatmeal", thanks a lot.

Trad climber
Nov 16, 2013 - 12:53pm PT
Finished Socrates' Philoktetes an hour ago. Nail-biter up until cheesy ending. Experienced pity, then fear, but did not reach catharsis. Caliban-like protagonist should have offed himself in his cave as a message to all who abandon warriors.

Moving on to Glengary, GlenRoss this afternoon. Three chapters away from finishing Ulysses.
High Fructose Corn Spirit

Gym climber
Potemkin Village
Nov 16, 2013 - 12:54pm PT
"Religion for Atheists" by de Botton.

Trad climber
Santa Monica, California
Nov 16, 2013 - 01:06pm PT
Just finished reading "Just Kids", Patti Smith's autobiographical book about her relationship with Robert Maplethorpe. It kind of helps me understand what my son is going through trying to make it as an artist in New York.

Gym climber
berkeley, ca
Nov 16, 2013 - 01:20pm PT
I liked "Just Kids"

I just finished Jumpa Lahiri's new book, The Lowland. I liked, but didn't love The Namesake. This one was amazing. She painted the most tragic and subtle characters. Highly recommend it.

Now I'm onto Wally Lamb's We Are Water. Not too impressed yet, but holding out hope.

Trad climber
Ouray, Colorado
Nov 16, 2013 - 02:52pm PT
Just finished "Spillover" by David Quammen.....riveting and relevant.

Trad climber
Santa Clara, CA
Nov 16, 2013 - 03:36pm PT
Finished off

The Liberty Amendments. Liberals and Conservatives should read it.

Next book is the Duck Dynasty book about building a business with family and good values.
Gregory Crouch

Social climber
Walnut Creek, California
Nov 16, 2013 - 05:39pm PT
Have recently read The Mountain by Viesturs and Roberts, Six Frigates by Ian Toll, Vanished by Wil S. Hylton, and Past All Dishonor by James Cain.

All pretty good, although I think I enjoyed Six Frigates the most.

I reviewed The Mountain for the WSJ a few weeks ago, I think you can link to the article by clicking the top link in this google search. (If I link directly, it gets caught by their paywall.)
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