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What is the last book(s) you read? (or are reading)

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yey time for a new book!

Underwater Archaeology 2nd ed

while watching Rammstein's Volkerball!

Right now...and yes i know this is nerdy...I'm reading La Salle's journals. I'm an archeology major in college and we are searching for one of his ships

Its unfortunate that we live in a society were we (I do it too) compelled to say something like "this is nerdy" . It should be that the fluff books are the ones that people feel a little awkward about reading.

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A Storm of Swords

A++ along with the 2 books before it. Honestly awesome stuff. I read a lot, and Id put these on a top fiction 10 list, which is saying a ton. Not that I'd ever push any fiction (fluff) too hard. I plan on re-reading this at some point in the not to far future.

Door Into Summer quick, kind of heartwarming read, not amazing or anything but a nice short little book. Wouldn't go out of my way to get this one, but if you happen across it it is worth the read.

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Currently reading :

In Search of Being/ A fourth way of consciousness by Gurdjieff

Tao Te Ching by Lau Tzu

The Art of War by Sun Tzu

Expecting in the mail soon :

In Search of the Miraculous by Ouspensky

Get the Fxxx to Sleep by Manshbach (for my baby...)

Last book read before all this was http://kellylps.blogspot.ca/2008/08/buddhism-plain-simple-steve-hagen.html

also peering through this:

http://www.mansondirect.com/interviews.html

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Currently reading :

In Search of Being/ A fourth way of consciousness by Gurdjieff

Tao Te Ching by Lau Tzu

The Art of War by Sun Tzu

You might also be intereste in

Niccolò Machiavelli's "Il Principe (The Prince)"

Carl von Clausewitz's "Vom Kriege (On War)"

and

Miyamoto Musashi's "Gorin no Sho (The Book of Five Rings)"

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You might also be intereste in

Niccolò Machiavelli's "Il Principe (The Prince)"

Carl von Clausewitz's "Vom Kriege (On War)"

and

Miyamoto Musashi's "Gorin no Sho (The Book of Five Rings)"

Found two online for right away.

"On War" has been popping up around me wherever I go where books are. I am now seriously considering it.

Thanks!

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I recently read the Aparokshanubhutu, a treatise on Advaita Vedanta by Adi Shankaracharya. Also reading Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain, The Myth of Male Power by Warren Farrell, and the Panchikaranam by Adi Shankaracharya.

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A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson

Confessions of a Medical Heretic by Robert S Mendelsohn, MD

Principles of Neural Science, Fifth Edition by Eric R. Kandel, James H. Schwartz, Thomas M. Jessell, Steven A. Siegelbaum, and A. J. Hudspeth

Edited by Class-Punk

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"The Compleat Guth Bandar" by Matthew Hughes. Hughes is the heir apparent to Jack Vance and I am busily reading everything of his I can find.

Just started Neil Gaiman's "American Gods".

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"Trust Me, I'm Lying" by Ryan Holiday. After reading that, I'll never read a blog or online news site again. Not like I ever really did in the past.

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I read Waking The Tiger by Peter A Levine and Ann Frederick.  I'm working on The Body Keeps Score by Bessel van der Kolk.  I'm interested in understanding more about human beings and happiness, and its lead me towards studying trauma, which both of these books are about.

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The last 'new' (to me) book I read was... I think the Wool/Silo trilogy by huge Howey crazy good reviews. AWESOME Post apocalypse type thing heavy  on the reality of what 'life would be like' plus how the end of the world might (actually) happen. Not relying on say monsters or random asteroids or even an intentional war. Really well done.

 

But right now i'm re reading the last book in A Song of Ice and Fire (aka game of thrones) noticing a lot I missed the first time. So much goes on. It's really good but it's hard sometimes to keep all the characters straight.

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