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RE: What are you reading?

Re-reading Nicholas Rodger's "The Command of the Ocean" (A Naval History of Britain Vol 2 1649 - 1815) and "The Safeguard of the Sea" (A Naval History of Britain Vol 1 660 - 1649)

I am re-reading these in anticipation of his third volume being published in June this year.

 

 

 

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J D Salinger - The Catcher In The Rye, I must be missing the Uni Education cause it just passed me by.

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Never read it.  Nor To Kill A Mockingbird.  The latter is obviously a favourite of parents at school, we have Jems, Scouts and Atticuses...

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Never read it.  Nor To Kill A Mockingbird.  The latter is obviously a favourite of parents at school, we have Jems, Scouts and Atticuses...

No Boos then?

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The Lady in the Van by Alan Bennet. Just starting Occupy by Chomsky.

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Alec wrote:

Alec wrote:

The Lady in the Van by Alan Bennet. Just starting Occupy by Chomsky.

I have that on BBC CD. It's no longer available as a CD but you can get it on iTunes for £3.95 ...

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/audiobook/the-lady-in-the-van-dramatised/id321657882

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Awww,

it's not read by Bennet. I had a Whinnie The Pooh audio book read by Bennet. On cassette. I think it might have been the coolest, well, thing, ever.

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If you like Mark Radcliffe

 

If you like Mark Radcliffe (and I do) then this is a very entertaining read.

 

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The Great Cholesterol Con

by Malcolm Kendrick.

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Currently reading The Strain

Currently reading The Strain (Guillermo Del Toro) and enjoying it. 

Now have a quandary, as I'm recording the tv series and don't want to spoil that. Decisions. 

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Loads of text books for my MA

Loads of text books for my MA in Military History that I have just started.  For relaxation have just finished Satre's "The Age of Reason" and am a few pages into "The Reprieve" the second book in the trilogy, a much harder read as he runs several themes in parallel and skips between them sometimes on a sentence by sentence basis.  I haven't read them for about 20 years which was too long to wait!

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Another music related biog..

Another music related biog..

 

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Things The Grandchildren Should Know

by Mark Everett. And a weight training book by Fred Hahn. Grrr.

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Hand to Mouth: The Truth About Being Poor in a Wealthy World

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