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#1 OFFLINE   NamiraWilhelm

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Posted 21 October 2012 - 08:45 AM

(Do we really not have one of these already?)

Anyway, what are you reading currently? What's it about, would you recommend it?


Me? I'm being boring and re reading Pride and Prejudice :P Which is of course fabulous and on your must read before you drop dead list.


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Posted 21 October 2012 - 09:03 AM

Last book I read was Lolita, and I absolutely loved it.
Planning on starting Madame Bovary now but with midterms coming up I don't have any time :(
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Posted 21 October 2012 - 09:09 AM

Ah i kept meaning to buy the tv series of Madame Bovary. That can go on the christmas list
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Posted 21 October 2012 - 02:30 PM

A book about Elvis's road to fame
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Posted 21 October 2012 - 03:02 PM

I'm reading Frankenstein and The Lord of the Rings right now.
We have to read more "literature" for my AP English class, so next on my list is Lolita. :creepna:

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Posted 21 October 2012 - 03:05 PM

Lolita is amazing, I cried at the ending.

I'm currently reading "Severed: The True Story of the Black Dahlia"
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Posted 22 October 2012 - 12:17 AM

I'm reading "A Song of Ice and Fire" now, and "The Hour of the Star".
Both are really good, but aimed at different things.

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Posted 22 October 2012 - 01:43 AM

I've been re-reading The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky for like a month to get ready for the movie, but then the movie isn't coming to my podunk movie theater and I've had lots of school demands, so...

Yeah. Short book, one month. I rock.

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Posted 19 November 2012 - 03:54 AM

Re-reading my favorite novel, A Wild Sheep Chase by Haruki Murakami. Always a joy. <3

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Posted 19 November 2012 - 03:04 PM

Right now, I'm reading this thread. :troll:
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#11 OFFLINE   NamiraWilhelm

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Posted 19 November 2012 - 05:13 PM

Right now, I'm reading this thread. :troll:


And now you're reading this. And this. This could go on forever. But you'd still keep reading. You still are now. :mj:
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Posted 19 November 2012 - 08:03 PM

Last book I read was Lolita, and I absolutely loved it.
Planning on starting Madame Bovary now but with midterms coming up I don't have any time :(

Lolita is one of my favorite novels ever! I loved Madame Bovary. I had to read it in its entirety in the original French for a French literature class. :)
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Posted 19 November 2012 - 08:09 PM

Lolita is one of my favorite novels ever! I loved Madame Bovary. I had to read it in its entirety in the original French for a French literature class. :)


It's one of my favorites too!
I actually started Madame Bovary a few days ago, I'm reading it in french (I like reading the book in the original language it was written in unless I can't obv), but people who have already read it told me that she is a lot like me and that the book would depress me so I'm taking it slow lol
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Posted 19 November 2012 - 08:17 PM

Flaubert was such a genius. <3 I've been reading more and more in French lately. It takes me a bit longer, of course, but I just love French literary language. I got a couple of contemporary novellas, which I will soon get around to reading. I saw the English translation of one of them in a bookstore, but I was happy to have spent the extra cash to have the original imported. :)
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Posted 22 November 2012 - 10:03 AM

You guys are so intelligent in the reading department. I'm reading City of Bones by Cassandra Clare. Don't judge me, I just love angsty fantasy books, baha! I think of buying leaves of grass by Walt Whitman. It would be interesting to read the poems that inspire Lana's lyrics. Aaand I like poems, always have. I have a book where I write down interesting poems and quotes I come across :smiles:
Seeing your love for Lolita makes me think I should read it too.
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Posted 23 November 2013 - 11:40 AM

Currently I'm reading some book about the role of vodka and women in lifes of Polish artists during interwar period :hawt: I can't wait to read the chapter about Witkacy.


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Posted 23 November 2013 - 12:08 PM

Gone with the wind  :)


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Posted 23 November 2013 - 12:27 PM

Just finished reading Allegiant, the third in the Divergent series. So good!  :cryney: 


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Posted 24 November 2013 - 09:32 AM

Just finished reading Allegiant, the third in the Divergent series. So good!  :cryney: 


Wow, so glad to hear you liked it! Super tired of hearing people bitch about it "ruining the series"
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Posted 24 November 2013 - 10:40 AM

This forum ... constantly!

 

And Rob Lowe's autobiography 'Stories I only tell my friends'.






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