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Old 03-08-2003, 02:35 AM   #1
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Reading it for the second time. Has anyone else read it?
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Old 03-09-2003, 04:36 AM   #2
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No, it's worth reading though huh? (Obviously).

I like The Beach, by Alex Garland. Puts the movie to shame. Absolutely brilliant unputdownable book.
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Old 03-09-2003, 01:54 PM   #3
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Yes, I found this an excellent, transporting book. Didn't even bother to see the movie b/c the male lead chosen (Leonardo diCaprio) for the film version made my face go all squinchy just thinking about it.

http://www.thebeachmovie.com/
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Old 03-14-2003, 03:40 PM   #4
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does it help those of us who aren't?

if we're onto the subject of Alex Garland then his second novel, thet tesseract, is far superior to the beach, which i always thought was little more than lord of the flies starring some big kids instead.

top recommendations:
'hard boiled wonderland and the end of the world' or 'the elephant vanishes' by Haruki Murakami

japanese literature is well cool...
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Old 03-15-2003, 12:51 PM   #5
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tesseract, is far superior to the beach, which i always thought was little more than lord of the flies starring some big kids instead.

Interesting point, but everyone redoes William Golding. I mean, how many versions of Pincher Martin have you seen out there? It's hard to do anything better than Golding. I recommend Fire Down Below.
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I am reading it now, and funny thing Jennifer Weiner is in my good friends pre-natal class right now, I actually think she is due any day. Funny what a small world it is. But I am loving the book, very funny.
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Old 05-07-2003, 01:28 PM   #7
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I am reading it now, and funny thing Jennifer Weiner is in my good friends pre-natal class right now, I actually think she is due any day. Funny what a small world it is. But I am loving the book, very funny.
That is great!!
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Old 10-05-2005, 11:10 AM   #8
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Jennifer Weiner is here October 22, and I am going to get to meet her!!!!!

I hope I don't wet myself.

She wrote the book that is now the Cameron Diaz movie "In Her Shoes".
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Old 10-29-2005, 05:31 AM   #9
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Yes! I've read it! i really liked it
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Old 10-30-2005, 03:44 AM   #10
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Jennifer Weiner is a ****ing riot. Go see her on her book tour if you can.
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Old 02-24-2006, 12:32 PM   #11
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i'm starting it up once again.... i just finished reading it last week. i had to run to the half priced bookstore and bought two more of her books. didnt find "in her shoes," but i got the others at great prices. "good in bed" was great! i loved it....
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At the risk of sounding idiotic: What is it about?
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Old 07-25-2006, 01:03 AM   #13
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Cannie Shapiro is in her late twenties, funny, independent, and a talented reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer. After a "temporary" break-up with her boyfriend of three years, she reads his debut column, "Good in Bed," in the women's magazine Moxie. Titled "Loving a Larger Woman," this very personal piece triggers events that completely transform her and those around her. Cannie's adventures will strike a chord with all young women struggling to find their place in the world, especially those larger than a size eight. Veteran storyteller Maeve Binchy gave us Bennie in Circle of Friends; now Jennifer Weiner gives us Cannie. Look for more books from Weiner.

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Old 08-20-2006, 11:32 PM   #14
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Yes and really liked it! You should also read 'jemima jones'. If you're into sensual romance, I just bought an e-book titled: Captured by Celia Jade, found at extasybooks.com It's a historical romance based in 17th century Spain. I found it sexy and romantic.



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Old 10-10-2006, 10:22 AM   #15
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Reading it for the second time. Has anyone else read it?
Found this at my local charity shop and remembered your recommendation so I'm currently reading it. I have to say it's kind of depressing me... although I kind of like it
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