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GPC 9 June 2009 12:03

The Spirit of Shaolin,by David Carradine.

eltrane 9 June 2009 14:36

Pride & Prejudice & Zombies By Jane Austen & Seth Grahame-Smith. Seemed like a good idea when saw it online. It's not too bad so far.

TX teacher 13 June 2009 15:02

Revolutionary Characters by Gordon Wood. I'm only a little of the way in, but Wood absolutely can't stand the way history and our founding fathers have been watered down with political correctness and the like.

Bearcat06 13 June 2009 17:10

Securing the City, Inside America's Best CounterTerror Force-The NYPD by Chistopher Dickey.

Blackjack7 14 June 2009 09:38

Just finished Tycoon's War

Finished two(Cleopatra's Kidnappers and Ceasar's Legion)in a series of 5, and working on #3( Nero's Killing Machine) on the history of several of the Roman Legions

All by Stephen Dando-Collins

Interesting to see how the conflicts in the middle east played themselves out 2 thousand + years ago and how many times history repeats itself.

Razorback 15 June 2009 11:56

Just read the Forgotton Soldier for the 3rd time. There's a lot of controversy about its accuracy, but it is still VERY good.

eltrane 15 June 2009 12:03

Just started K Blows Top, it's about Khruschev's 1959 U.S. visit.

GracieLou 29 June 2009 22:34

Once an Eagle, Anton Myer

RLK 29 June 2009 23:55

Just started reading, King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa by Adam Hochschild.

It's a history book but reads great.

Kalbo 30 June 2009 21:44

Just finished Simon Winchester's 'The Professor and the Madman (A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and The Making of the Oxford English Dictionary)'

TheRooster 2 July 2009 06:48

MarK Bowden's Black Hawk Down... again.

BlackDragonUSMC 5 July 2009 18:21

Nice rooster, read Black Hawk Down like three times in a row when I first picked it up years ago, a excellent read. Currently reading the Army/Marine Corps Counterinsurgency Field Manual AND Learning to Eat Soup with a Knife: Counterinsurgency Lessons from Malaya and Vietnam. Trying to learn and cram all I can on COIN operations before I re-join the infantry after a two year hiatus from the rest of the fleet.

~JohnnyBoy

Okie75 6 July 2009 23:10

I am currently reading PERL in a nut shull...

Ohh boy.

Danne 7 July 2009 08:29

Got fight by Forrest Griffin.

Gryfen-FL 7 July 2009 08:56

Quote:

Got fight by Forrest Griffin.
Good Lord! He's married now? Well there goes my day. :(

Seriously, I just read the synopsis. Part of what I enjoyed about TUF1 was Griffin's brand of humor. Is the rest of the book like that?

Forgetthisname 7 July 2009 13:14

Just started "Pride of Carthage" by David Anthony Durahm

Historical fiction about Hannibal. Easy to read style. Seems historically pretty correct as far as I can tell thus far.

poison 7 July 2009 14:43

The Reader, bernhard schlink. I saw the movie, and loved it, the book is equally good.

Danne 7 July 2009 15:14

Gryfen:
The book is just plain crazy. Real easy read, halfway through the book after an hour reading.
He covers everything from how to prepare for a fight to how to get into the clubs in Vegas. All kinds of crazy anecdotes and shit.

poison 7 July 2009 15:28

I want to pick that one up.^ sounds good!

Gryfen-FL 7 July 2009 15:35

He is one funny mo-fo


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