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  • Heat 2 (origin story) by Michael Mann. No, I haven’t read it yet but goddamn if it’s anywhere close to as good as the movie Heat I’m going to love it!
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    "but you're not as confused as him are you. it's not your job to be as confused as Nigel". Tap pt 1.

    "I think it's ****ing stock. What--? Which part of that is unclear to you? I think it sounds stock to my ears. I mean, do you want me to write it down?" Tap Pt. 2

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    • I have given up on Riddley Walker, by Russell Hoban, although I consider it a brilliant book. I just could not struggle with the language anymore.

      But it is easily the most original and interesting post-apocalyptic novels I've ever, er, tried. Previously I would have said A Canticle for Leibowitz was the best, but no, this was far more sophisticated and profound.

      It was simply unreadable.

      I encourage others to try. If you can do it I promise you a great journey.
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      • Cornell University
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        • Originally posted by solovsfett View Post
          Heat 2 (origin story) by Michael Mann. No, I haven’t read it yet but goddamn if it’s anywhere close to as good as the movie Heat I’m going to love it!
          Just finished it and it was good. I assume they will do a mini-series instead of movie.
          Originally posted by BobbyBrady
          Crosby probably wouldn't even be on BC's top two lines next year

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          • Mookie was introduced to Vincent Galvino series.
            first 3 are finished and ordered the next 4 to pick up while in the US for Christmas.
            a legend and an out of work bum look a lot alike, daddy.

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            • Anyone know what happened to Probert? Is always enjoyed reading his book reviews and see he hasn’t posted in a couple years.
              Originally posted by BobbyBrady
              Crosby probably wouldn't even be on BC's top two lines next year

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              • I was wondering the same thing!

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                • I bought Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children am loving it so far.
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                  • So I just started reading the unexpurgated Thousand and One Nights for the first time.

                    Holy f-ck. If you thought Thumpers were misogynistic (Narrator: they are), wait til you get a load of the Muzzies.
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                    • Nemesis, by Philip Roth. Short novel set in a Jewish community near Newark in the midst of the polio epidemic (and WW2) in 1944. Haven’t read Roth in a while and just randomly pulled this down from my shelf for a quick read. I have some personal experience with the epidemic’s effect on a stoic midwestern Scandinavian community, quite different from the Jewish guilt-driven sense of personal ownership his main character takes of the personal suffering caused by the virus. For obvious reasons, I have an outsiders view of all Roth’s work, but I’m glad I picked it.

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