Books: Book(s) you are Currently Reading | Part II

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  1. Amerika

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    Anyone ever try speed reading?
     
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    Good, old school advisement on treating agoraphobia (largely without medication). I'm about 80% finished.
    I'm digging the '7os dust jacket too..
     
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    Julian Barnes' The Only Story. Plan to start it Monday after the WC and Wimbledon are over. Barnes is an important writer whom I have mostly avoided for no good reason. So this is a form of penance, I guess.
     
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    George RR Martin's Feast of Crows.
     
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    One of the most useful books I’ve ever read so far. This is a book they really should require reading in school to help children understand not only that they can change anything, but also how to do it. I think way too many people fall into that latter category which is really sad.
     
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    I've started reading game of thrones again. Trying to retrain my brain to imagine the characters as they are described in the books and not the tv show but it's tough.
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    Just finished reading this one though and it's a pretty good read.
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    Tyrion is hard to picture looking different from Dinklage. Probably the hardest to. But I do see book Tyrion as Dinklage version without a nose. :laugh:

    For some reason Jamie Lannister is rather easy for me to see differently from Nikolaj Coster-Waldau. Book Jamie looks more like this version of Rhaegar in my mind than Nikolaj.

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    Dany looks like a younger version of Clarke in my mind.
     
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    I actually have an easier time with Dany since as you said, you just kind of have to picture a younger Clarke but the rest are giving me a hard time. Dinklage played book Tyion perfectly so it's hard to separate them having watched a lot of the show before reading the books.

    Funny enough, Eddard is fairly easy for me even though Sean Bean played the roll perfectly as well.

    I really hope Martin diverges quite a bit from the show in these next few books ( if they come out this century). I've read him saying that he's kind of stumped himself with all the different story lines and how he's going to make them all work.
     
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    I guess I'm just such a big Bean fan and I did watch the first series before reading the books so he kind of is embedded to my mind as Ed Stark.

    And I really share your hope. I'm just afraid he'll never get around of actually writing them. He's a busy man so I don't blame him but man it will suck if he never finishes the story.
     
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    He's getting up there in age as well and he's not exactly the poster boy for healthy lol
     
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    To Set a Watchmen by Harper Lee

    Bought it a long time ago running out of things to read here at home so pulled it off the shelf. See what's what.
     
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    Science in the Soul: Selected Writings of a Passionate Rationalist, by Richard Dawkins

    (No, he doesn't mean that kind of a soul--he's just messin' with people's heads)
     
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    finished Dust of Dreams last night, onto The Crippled God!
     
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    Im enjoying it so far. About 2/3 through.

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    Someone recommended me this book . Everything makes sense now, lol.
     

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