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Discussion in 'Community' started by Chancellor_Ewok, Jun 19, 2009.

  1. DarthMane2

    DarthMane2 Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    ARMOR: by John Steakly
     
  2. Saintheart

    Saintheart Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    +1. Never read Consider Phlebas, but I have The Player of Games from the same series, and it's awesome.
     
  3. Sandtrooper92

    Sandtrooper92 Jedi Knight star 2

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    Sorry man.

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  4. Chancellor_Ewok

    Chancellor_Ewok Force Ghost star 7

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    Rocket Boys by Homer Hickam and Rocket Men by Craig Nelson.

    I collect books about manned spaceflight.
     
  5. Krusty the Clone

    Krusty the Clone Jedi Youngling star 1

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  6. Chancellor_Ewok

    Chancellor_Ewok Force Ghost star 7

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    Requiem for the Toledo Express. It's a book about the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald by the only living member of the design team.
     
  7. TahiriVeilaSolo69

    TahiriVeilaSolo69 Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    Fences by August Wilson
     
  8. I Are The Internets

    I Are The Internets Force Ghost star 8

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    I'm thinking of buying The Walking Dead graphic novel.
     
  9. Only-One Cannoli

    Only-One Cannoli Ex-Mod star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Yeah, that single novel.
     
  10. I Are The Internets

    I Are The Internets Force Ghost star 8

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    It's all packed into three monstrous books. How is it compared to the show? How is it in general?
     
  11. Chancellor_Ewok

    Chancellor_Ewok Force Ghost star 7

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    Gales of November by Robert J Hemming
     
  12. LAJ_FETT

    LAJ_FETT Tech Admin and Collecting/Lucasfilm Ltd Mod star 9 Staff Member Administrator

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    Picked up The Ancient Curse by Valerio Massimo Manfredi and Doctor Who: The Gallifrey Chronicles by Lance Parkin yesterday. Both were on a charity book display in a local shop.
     
  13. Saintheart

    Saintheart Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    War and Peace, Leo Tolstoy
    The Constant Gardener, John LeCarre
    Green Hills of Africa, Ernest Hemingway
    Sons and Lovers, Lady Chatterley's Lover, The Rainbow, D.H. Lawrence (one volume)
    The Fontana Dictionary of Modern Thought, 1988 edition
    The Turn of the Screw and other stories, Henry James
    Neuromancer, William Gibson
    The Magic in the Weaving, Tamora Pierce
    The Writer's Journey, Christopher Vogler
    Honor Harrington: Flag in Exile, David Weber
    Affluenza, Clive Hamilton
    The Stuart Age, Barry Coward
    The Eye of the Storm, Patrick White
    Crimes Against Humanity, Geoffrey Robertson
    Orpheus - Myths of the World, Padraic Colum
    Job: A Comedy of Justice, Robert Heinlein
    The CIvilisation of Europe in the Renaissance, John Hale

    ...yes, the Save the Children Fund had their annual secondhand booksale. This lot? $86.00, at an average of about $3 per book. Rock on.
     
  14. LAJ_FETT

    LAJ_FETT Tech Admin and Collecting/Lucasfilm Ltd Mod star 9 Staff Member Administrator

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    That's not bad. The two paperbacks I bought from the charity display were £1 each. At that price you're not really bothered if they aren't up to par. Here regular paperbacks go for around £7.99 and higher.
     
  15. VadersLaMent

    VadersLaMent Chosen One star 10

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    Spellfire and Crown Of Fire by Ed Greenwood.
     
  16. Saintheart

    Saintheart Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    Over here it's a good $12 - $15 or so for regular paperback. Your Book Depository site offers free postage, which is a very nice inducement to order from the UK for the more specialist or hard-to-find stuff. :D
     
  17. LAJ_FETT

    LAJ_FETT Tech Admin and Collecting/Lucasfilm Ltd Mod star 9 Staff Member Administrator

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    I order a lot from Amazon UK for the discount and I get free shipping if I order enough. Works for me! With hardcovers averaging £20 I'll take any discount I can get on those. I'd say the bulk of the HCs I order are SW. (Kenobi will be the next one.)
     
  18. VadersLaMent

    VadersLaMent Chosen One star 10

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    Beyond Varallan. A Stardoc novel by S.L. Viehl.
     
  19. TahiriVeilaSolo69

    TahiriVeilaSolo69 Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    The Jungle by Upton Sinclair.
     
  20. LAJ_FETT

    LAJ_FETT Tech Admin and Collecting/Lucasfilm Ltd Mod star 9 Staff Member Administrator

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    Put an Amazon UK order in yesterday for SW: Kenobi, Agent of the Empire vol 2, and Countdown City by Ben Winters.
     
  21. Lazy Storm Trooper

    Lazy Storm Trooper Jedi Master star 4

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    Kenobi by John Jackson Miller
     
  22. Saintheart

    Saintheart Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    Fall of Hyperion by Dan Simmons and Ulysses by James Joyce.
     
  23. Darth_Nub

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    For myself, apart from comics, Skagboys by Irvine Welsh.

    (Most recent purchases were gifts for my missus - the box-set of ASOIAF and the collections which contain the 'Dunk & Egg' short stories set in Westeros - which, of course, I get to read as well)

    Next purchase for myself will be Rinzler's The Making of Return of the Jedi, followed by The Fat Lady Sang, by Robert Evans.
     
  24. LAJ_FETT

    LAJ_FETT Tech Admin and Collecting/Lucasfilm Ltd Mod star 9 Staff Member Administrator

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    Necronomicon - a collection of H.P Lovecraft stories - Friday at the local Waterstones bookstore.
     
  25. Rogue501st

    Rogue501st Jedi Knight star 1

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    When I finally finish A Dance with Dragons...
    1. Kenobi
    2. The Third Kingdom by Terry Goodkind