What book are you reading currently?

@mimpi1911 (25454)
India
October 30, 2007 6:36am CST
Currently, I am reading Richard Brautigan's -Trout Fishing in America. It's quite metaphorical and interesting. Share your reading with me and recommend some real good ones. Thank you all.
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@jennybianca (12914)
• Australia
31 Oct 07
I am currently reading "The Source" by James A Michener. It is about the history of the Jewish race. I am finding it fascinating & well written.
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@mimpi1911 (25454)
• India
2 Nov 07
This seems intersting. Jewish history has always fascinated me, would like to read it.
@Aurone (4758)
• United States
30 Oct 07
I am reading Brillance of the Moon: Tales of the Otori clan book 3. Its a fantasy tale set in a mythical Japan. The series is quite good and I am rather enjoying it. The author is Lian Hearn.
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@mimpi1911 (25454)
• India
2 Nov 07
Never heard of it, wish to read it though. Thanks.
30 Oct 07
I have just finished reading Terry Pratchett's *Soul Music* and can honestly say I haven't laughed so much in ages. I love the way Terry Pratchett writes and in *Soul Music* he really rips the music industry to pieces in his own comic style. If you want a good giggle, then give any of Terry Pratchett's books a try.
@mimpi1911 (25454)
• India
30 Oct 07
I just love Terry Pratchett's books - unique, hilarious and so full of soul.
• Australia
31 Oct 07
Hhhmm, not reading any books at the moment. It is hard to find the time with four littlies to look after. My fave books are by Terry Brooks. He has brilliant capacity for fantasy sagas.
@mimpi1911 (25454)
• India
3 Nov 07
no worries - your quality time with the littlies now could well become the material and thoughts for some future book, who knows!!
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• Australia
4 Nov 07
LOL. Yeah, could be a best seller too! I am working on my own book from time to time, just seeing how it goes, so no details yet! lol. The last book I read was by Terry Brooks, and was 3 in 1. It was part of his Sword of Shannarah series. Now, that was over 2 years ago! lol. Not been able to finish one since!
@mimpi1911 (25454)
• India
6 Nov 07
I can understand, with the 4 darlings around, you hardly get any time. And, you are working on another two right!! You are a sweet heart and a great mom I am sure. Yes, Terry is mazing and so are his books!!
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@hillock (749)
• Qatar
15 Nov 07
ive been trying to read stephen king's black house but i really find it boring..waaaaa! so i decided to put it back to the shelve and i got other one which is Lisey story from stephen king also. its quite good. though im not really a fan of him but i still read his books cause im always intrigued of how he would end his story! what genre do u like anyway?
@mimpi1911 (25454)
• India
20 Nov 07
I have read a few of Stephen King's. I like thriller, Non-fiction and romantic novels the most. What about you?
@hillock (749)
• Qatar
20 Nov 07
Historical and Paranormal romance are my thing! Im a hopeless romantic. LOL!
@mimpi1911 (25454)
• India
20 Nov 07
Hopeless romantics are infact die hard romantics, did ya know this?
@dpk262006 (56473)
• Delhi, India
1 Nov 07
Few back I was reading 'How to say No'. It was a very interesting book. But someone could not complete it. I also do not remember the name of the writer right now. One more book, if you can get hold of 'Magic of thinking big'. It is really a wonderful and very useful book and I have read it more than twice. Whenever, I am down and out I start reading this book. The name of writer, I will let you know, cannot recall right now.
@dpk262006 (56473)
• Delhi, India
1 Nov 07
Please read 'Few days back' and in the second line...somehow instead of 'someone'.
@mimpi1911 (25454)
• India
3 Nov 07
Dearest Deepak, Thanks for sharing this with me. Both the books you have just mentioned are my kind and I would like to grab both and read it.
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@dpk262006 (56473)
• Delhi, India
5 Nov 07
Second book's writer is David S.. Hopefully, you would be able to find it from a good book-store. I think, it is a must read book. Have a great day! Deepak
@ssh123 (31100)
• India
30 Oct 07
I am reding for the second time, Margaret Mitchell's GONE WITH THE WIND. I had read once and now I am trying to under the meaning inbetween lins. Couple of years ago, I had seen the movie. It was quite different from the novel.
@mimpi1911 (25454)
• India
2 Nov 07
Gone with the wind is my all time favorite. Its a treasure and i tend to read it intermittently. Thanks for sharing.
• China
15 Nov 07
it's my favourite too. Though it's film (exactly,the stars)brings me to the book, I do perfer reading now.
@apsara60 (6612)
• Israel
25 Nov 07
Dear mimpi, how are you, where are you lost.....I miss you. It has been now long long time since I could read any book. Gone are those school a colleage days, when I was crazy for books.....but I really want to start again with some nice book.....but I don't know what will be interesting for me now....fed up of romantic novels, bored of thrill and suspense, nothing looks interesting, what should I do.....better not read as it is, no time too read..........ha haha.....so which book you are going to start after you finish this one. Or may be you already stared a new one.....let me know which.....have a nice day and don't get lost.......keep in touch.
@mimpi1911 (25454)
• India
6 Dec 07
Dearest sis, Even I missed you a lot, couldn't come here often and i am sorry for not mailing you. Yes, I have started another book, "The seven habits of effective people" by Stephen Covey. It shows how life should be and what life is. We should have our priorities right and pursue our dreams no matter what. We should not be governed by others' thoughts. Like, when someone says, "you look crazy, you look fat!', we should not be upset. It's their problem not ours! We should live life and not prepare to live all the time. The book is wonderful, have just begun though. I recommend it highly. Just take out time and to start with read mags like 'Reader's digest". I think RD is very good. I have been reasing it since my childhood. You take care. smiles always..
@tryxiness (4548)
• Philippines
25 Nov 07
Right now, I am reading Paulo Coelho's The Zahir. It talks of the complexity of being married and looking after your personal legend. :)
@mimpi1911 (25454)
• India
6 Dec 07
Thanks for sharing, tryxines.
@lkbooi (16101)
• Malaysia
24 Nov 07
At the present moment I am reading a thick Chinese book with 1482 pages. This book concerning very many good teaching and advices related to daily lives written by famous ancient author. This book is divided into three main sections and each of them consists of forty of different interesting and attractive stories. As most of the time I am busy with other things so I could hardly find any spare time to do my reading often. By far I had managed to finish chapter eight of section one only. I still have some 1400 pages to go.
@mimpi1911 (25454)
• India
6 Dec 07
That is a commendable read! I am a huge fan of Confucious teachings and once gathered it from internet. I think, they are amazing!
@nishurs (582)
• India
20 Nov 07
i am reading ALCHEMIST, its an interesting book
@mimpi1911 (25454)
• India
20 Nov 07
oh that is a great book!!
@cuicuiha (22)
• China
15 Nov 07
Shaw Bernard 's Major Babara. It's a real intertesting book. I wish I could recite the sentences. Though I read the translation the first time, I grab the original book. I hope you would like it.
@mimpi1911 (25454)
• India
20 Nov 07
I am a great fan of George Bernard Shaw. Would like to Read Major Barbara. Thanks for sharing.
@MGjhaud (20681)
• Philippines
14 Nov 07
I’m reading One For The Money by Janet Evanovich. Nice book, it was referred to me by a friend. It has lots of sarcasm and wits. It’s like a novel up twelve books so now I’m still starting to read the first.
@mimpi1911 (25454)
• India
15 Nov 07
I wish to read the book, it sounds interesting! Thanks for sharing.
@mari_skye (1638)
• Philippines
13 Nov 07
Currently I am reading Tom Clancy's book entitled "Clear and Present Danger". I am still in its first pages and I am kind of reading slow these days. I only get to read on weekends but even then, I spend more hours sleeping than reading, LOL!
@mimpi1911 (25454)
• India
15 Nov 07
Good luck!
• Chile
10 Nov 07
Recently read The seven spiritual laws of success, from Deepak Chopra, it's enlightening, exposes wisdom from ancient India in a contemporary approach. It is very similar to a previous reading: The science of getting rich, from Wallace Wattles; this one I can share with you, whithout copyright offense. Get it at: http://offto.net/wishihadereaditbefore/ A practical guide to ground your wishes, and wish bigger. Now I'm slowly reading A Briefer history of time, from Stephen Hawking, the advances of science and its starrings, from Copernico to our days.
@mimpi1911 (25454)
• India
13 Nov 07
Hi there, You do have a great taste for reading - I really appreciate. M0stly, this kinda rad demands slow reading, atleast that is how with me. I can only preceive the thoughts after a second or more reads. Obviously I am very close to dumb. lol..
@secretbear (19464)
• Philippines
10 Nov 07
The vampire lestat - Lestat of Anne Rice
i am currently reading Anne Rice's The Vampire Lestat. it is one of her books included in the Vampire Chronicles. i am a fan of anne rice and her books on vampire and witches. its very suspense and she really has a good imagination. i have already read before a lot of them and have watched Queen of the Damned and interview with a vampire and i got really hooked with it so i'm slowly reading every book in her chronicles.^__^
@mimpi1911 (25454)
• India
13 Nov 07
Thanks for sharing your current read, sweetie.
@maribea (2366)
• Italy
9 Nov 07
my dear friend I missed this discussion of yours...well I have just finished a wonderful book. It is POssession a romance by A. Byat and I do recommend it to you. It is wonderful. A Victorian love story and a modern love story and the research among scholars and letters and books and poems...wonderful...it is a must read. Now I have just started The tavern on Maple Street by Sharon Owens...she is an Irish writer and writes about the colour and taste of Irish life..I love Ireland and I hope to go there again and again...some days ago I saw another book you were reading ...one about the doubts about God...and I thought of my dear friend, far but so dear!!!
@mimpi1911 (25454)
• India
13 Nov 07
Thanks maribea, for all your recommendations. I have read quite a few victorian novels and liked them immensely but haven't read Possession as yet. Would like to read it soon. Thanks for mentioning The God Delusion - it's my favorite read always. Have a great day.
@EelKat (100)
• United States
4 Nov 07
I'm studying for NaNoWriMo right now, so I'm reading non-fiction at the moment: The Writer's Complete Fantasy Referance The Complete Guide to Writing Fantasy Volum One Your Travel Guide to Ancient Mayan Civilization Cities of Blood: Voyages Though Time Deep Jungle Aztec: Reign of Blood and Splendor Popol Vuh The Code of the Kings The Lords of Tikal Machu Picchu That's about a hundred pounds of books... I had to have someone help me carry them from the library to the car.
@mimpi1911 (25454)
• India
6 Nov 07
Hi sweetie, That's quite a list!! What is NaNoWriMo? Got no idea...
@williamjisir (22903)
• China
30 Oct 07
I am reading Business English and I find it very interesting to read and study it. There are so many business terms in the line of business and I am happy to have got to know so many business English terms and words, which, I think, is very helpful to me, as it has a lot to with my teaching job.
@mimpi1911 (25454)
• India
1 Nov 07
I enjoy going through such books as well, william. The newer things happening around and the new terms coined each day cannot be better found anywhere else. Thanks.
@diillu (5128)
30 Oct 07
Well, Currently I'm reading "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne. And I think it is the toughest book I have ever come across. Usually I need 3 or 4 days to finish the book but this book I have been reading from past 1 month and it is just too difficult. The words are just too difficult. I have to consult dictionary everytime a turn a page and it is just too boring. I don't know when I'm going to finish this book.
@mimpi1911 (25454)
• India
1 Nov 07
I have heard about the book. diillu, i feel, the whole charm of reading vaporises if I am to flip over the dictionary for each and every word I do not know. When I am reading fiction I hardly do that, not unless the word really has to do with the interpretation. Having said this, for reading which is non-fiction, I do look up. Thanks.