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Old 05-25-2014, 07:57 PM   #496
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Oh yeah, I loved that. Had forgotten about it.
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Old 05-25-2014, 10:07 PM   #497
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I dug the whole book. He talks about all kinds of popular music, and he really had thoughtful things to say about hip hop. He's ten years younger than me, so the mysic he remembers from his childhood is music I remember from junior high. There's a great KISS story from his childhood. Get a library card and check it out.
I got a library card a few weeks ago. A temp one, so I can only check out one book at a time. Since they had none of the books I was currently reading at my branch, I checked out The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoey on NSW's recommendation. Been loving it ever since.

It's due back in a few days, so I need to finish it. Then maybe some ?love.
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Old 05-25-2014, 10:44 PM   #498
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You read Cloud Atlas already, right? I have four David Mitchell novels but still need to get Jacob de Zoey.

I just started Number9dream recently, and really enjoyed Black Swan Green, one of the better youth-centered novels I've ever read.

Ghostwritten is gimmicky like Cloud Atlas (and not as good) but for a debut novel it's extremely impressive.
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Old 05-26-2014, 03:25 AM   #499
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I never did read the last chapter of Cloud Atlas. Travis and I had planned to go to the midnight showing of the movie, and so I saw how it ended and have been lazy about finishing the book. But I love it.

De Zoet is weird, because if you explained to someone what the book was about, it would sound like just about the most boring thing you could ever read, but the way it's written, I just find myself getting sucked in.
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Old 05-26-2014, 05:21 AM   #500
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Yeah you should finish Cloud Atlas.
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Old 05-26-2014, 10:04 PM   #501
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Well, damn. I'm in the mood to start a novel tonight and the novels in my library are slim pickins.

I think I unloaded them, thinking I could always get them at the public library. Maybe I'll read a Perry Mason and get something tomorrow when I return the two I checked out last week.
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Old 05-27-2014, 02:26 AM   #502
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i've been not agood library patyron twice in my life. I owe a book back to the brooklyn library that bc i took it out in dec 2007? renewed it once , then the winterc was bad i never ot back there. usually only headed in that direction in better weather months.

Worse was a book i borrowed back in ?98 that traveled wityh me to brooklyn from manhattan, got mixed up (it was an art book) into my collection of art & related books, then i don't think it made it to my current home in the bronx.

i reccently got more credit for my credit card... i made a deal with my libreary to pay half of what the book cost but didn't get there in the winter i'm gonbna pay that on my credit card!

i'll be able to borrow DVD's and books again! Art & craft supplies usually come before recored music, movies.

i'll look for flanagen's ?UTEOTW.

but something here reminded me of Tom Robbins! read Jitterbug Perfume and (one vof my fav novels) Skinny Legs and All.
want to read village incognito and half asleep in frog pajamas. Plus take a look through his for kids book on why adults love beer and why children can't have it. B is for Beer

and i'll finally be able to see ? play it loud . ignore page and watch jack w and edge
also from the sky down! only seen bits of it.
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Old 05-27-2014, 08:18 PM   #503
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I'm terribly disappointed that the U2 concert section of American Psycho didn't make it into the movie.

I wanted to see Christian Bale judge Bono's muscle tone and cowboy hat.
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Old 05-27-2014, 10:13 PM   #504
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I loved the movie of Cloud Atlas

look foward to reading the book!
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Old 05-27-2014, 10:29 PM   #505
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Some parts of that book were among the greatest things I've ever read.
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Old 05-27-2014, 11:53 PM   #506
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nice!

Maybe i'll try to get that one first, then go for TR's books.
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I applied for a job at my local library yesterday.
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Old 05-29-2014, 01:23 AM   #508
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Good luck! I desperately wanted to work bat the library when I was younger.
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Did you finish V., laz?

I started reading The Crying of Lot 49 and it's a much easier read than Gravity's Rainbow. It share some of its themes but it is far more accessible and the writing seems more upbeat, lacking the suffocating density of GR, if that makes sense.
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