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Hyakujo's Fox 02-18-2008 01:28 AM

Hyakujo's Fox 02-21-2008 07:54 AM

Tunesmith 02-22-2008 11:51 PM

though I should be reading

Stephi_B 02-24-2008 10:36 AM

... and it's all Zerö's fault! :)

YsaPur EsChomuw 02-24-2008 06:01 PM

Kazuo Ishiguro: Never Let Me Go

It's one of the best books I've ever read. And I read a lot.

Tunesmith 02-27-2008 02:15 AM

^ Love that book - I think I was depressed for days after I discovered there was no such recording as Songs After Dark... :rolleyes: Have you gotten to the part where they visit Ruth's "possible"?

(I started this afternoon, and I plan to be done by 2 am this morning)

YsaPur EsChomuw 02-27-2008 03:53 AM

Actually I was re-reading it. The first time I read it I couldn't sleep properly for a few days. It was so strong, so sad, so disturbing.

I'm glad you like it, too.

It's written perfectly. I love its impassionate style.

Tunesmith 03-16-2008 01:53 AM

I just started

and although it's hilarious, I get slightly depressed each time I finish a chapter...poor Mr. Pratchett. :(

YsaPur EsChomuw 03-22-2008 03:36 AM

I'm nearing the middle of the book and it's getting less confusing, but still, I'm intrigued in an not-entirely-pleasant way. There are many surprising things, but mostly it's beautiful. I love the flow of images the words evoke.

Brynn 03-28-2008 03:18 AM

Just finished 2 days ago:






Up next:


Stephi_B 03-29-2008 06:53 PM

Hyakujo's Fox 04-03-2008 11:55 PM

trisherina 04-05-2008 01:40 PM

T.I.P. 04-05-2008 01:52 PM

Stephi_B 04-20-2008 07:51 AM

(Norma by Vladimir Sorokin)

Stephi_B 04-23-2008 07:35 AM

(handbag book)


(besides bed book)

YsaPur EsChomuw 04-26-2008 09:15 AM

Stephi_B 06-20-2008 08:03 AM

12"razormix 06-21-2008 03:43 PM

brightpearl 07-17-2008 05:17 PM


Originally Posted by trisherina (Post 393100)

I'm re-reading parts of this right now.

12"razormix 07-19-2008 03:40 PM

Stephi_B 07-25-2008 07:57 AM

Hyakujo's Fox 07-28-2008 04:37 AM

my brain wants a holiday

Odbe 07-28-2008 06:14 AM

'Voices', an illustrated anthology of poetry from various sources. The illustrations are not directly related to the poems, but are often indirectly related in wonderful ways :)

Stephi_B 09-09-2008 08:49 AM

(I've never read them in English so far + I needed my dose of fairy tales ;))

Hyakujo's Fox 09-22-2008 12:16 PM

Hyakujo's Fox 09-23-2008 12:38 AM

trisherina 09-23-2008 01:36 AM

MoJoRiSin 09-23-2008 03:26 AM

^Pico Iyer.... awesome!
was that book published recently?

interesting article about his father:


trisherina 09-23-2008 09:55 AM

Nope, first edition 1989. Sent to me by a friend who spent most of her childhood living here and there in Asia as the daughter of the last American ambassador to Burma. Sorry for hijack, also reading:

Hyakujo's Fox 10-01-2008 10:49 PM

Hyakujo's Fox 10-07-2008 04:36 AM

brightpearl 10-07-2008 08:10 AM

^Ohhhhhhh. Flashback to 1994, when I was reading that in Arizona, and digging a really big hole, both literally and figuratively.

Hyakujo's Fox 11-03-2008 04:03 AM

zero 11-03-2008 06:02 PM

magdalen 11-07-2008 04:40 AM

A Black Rose

A black rose can stop the beat of ones heart
A black rose bring the scent of death as it tears love apart

A black rose makes nightmares reality
A black rose fills my life with uncertanty

A black rose is forgoten hopes and dream
A black rose is a broken man laying in tears and painful screams

A black rose is the pain of a widowed wife
A black rose is lost love in my hopless life

A black rose is the memorys that haunt my restless soul
A black rose took everthing from me that once made me whole

Glenn McGahan

Stephi_B 11-12-2008 09:24 AM

Just finished

Stephi_B 11-19-2008 01:38 PM

Brynn 11-24-2008 03:22 PM


Originally Posted by trisherina (Post 398361)

Such fond memories. Thanks for the reminder.

Brynn 11-24-2008 03:25 PM

Brain holiday:

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