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  1. pwilson

    Welcome Stewart, O Senior Moderator

    Belated congrats, Stewart - I haven't been around here for a while. I'm sure you'll do a great job.
  2. pwilson

    Which is you favorite NFL team?

    The Broncos had to endure a year or two of Bubby as well. Definitely not the best of times.
  3. pwilson

    Which is you favorite NFL team?

    Broncos!!!
  4. pwilson

    Recently Purchased/Borrowed

    Paradise Lost - Milton Naked - David Sedaris An American Tragedy - Theodore Dreiser Scoop - Evelyn Waugh
  5. pwilson

    May Readings

    I've heard Motherless Brooklyn is nothing like FOS. Maybe worth a try?
  6. pwilson

    top five on your TBR list?

    I won't vouch for the accuracy of this list since I've still only read 2 of the books on my list from last September. 1. Middlesex - Jeffrey Eugenides 2. An Artist Of The Floating World - Kazuo Ishiguro 3. An American Tragedy - Theodore Dreiser 4. Bleak House - Charles Dickens 5...
  7. pwilson

    Getting into Shakespeare

    Norton also puts out an edition that is very similar to Donna Rose's description.
  8. pwilson

    May Readings

    Crime and Punishment - Fyodor Dostoevsky (current) Fortress Of Solitude - Jonathan Lethem (current) In Cold Blood - Truman Capote Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov (R) Innocent Erendira & Other Stories - Gabriel G. Marquez Lady Chatterley's Lover - D.H. Lawrence Saturday - Ian McEwan
  9. pwilson

    Recently Purchased/Borrowed

    Nope. I guess whoever reads it first will have to post some thoughts.
  10. pwilson

    May Readings

    What did you think of it, Anamenesis? I'm part way through and so far, so good. Very eclectic!
  11. pwilson

    Recently Purchased/Borrowed

    This is one I bought and have been meaning to read for a while. Have you read anything by Penman before?
  12. pwilson

    Read a great dedication?

    This one's been mentioned before but is one of my favorites.. Steinbeck's East Of Eden Dear Pat, You came upon me carving some kind of little figure out of wood and you said, "Why don't you make something for me?" I asked you what you wanted, and you said, "A box." "What for?" "To...
  13. pwilson

    Sci-Fi short story

    Thanks! I had done several google searches but apparently didn't find the magic combination of words. That definitely sounds like the one. I should have guessed that it was Bradbury.
  14. pwilson

    Sci-Fi short story

    I read a story when I was younger that involved two astronauts falling through space (maybe after their ship exploded?) and communicating through their helmet radios. They slowly drift apart and lose communication until they eventually burn up in the atmosphere. The story closes with a boy on...
  15. pwilson

    looking for a history book

    Try the Bruce Trilogy by Nigel Tranter. Fits your criteria pretty well.
  16. pwilson

    Any really, really, really long books that you would recommend?

    I'm glad to hear this, kd2005. I've had my eyes on these ever since I finished Wouk's outstanding novel, Youngblood Hawke, which is another long book that I can't recommend highly enough.
  17. pwilson

    Nature Literature

    I have this one on my TBR pile and I've also heard his book The Brothers K is really good.
  18. pwilson

    So, what's been happening?

    I'm a little late to the party but just wanted to say that's it good to see you around again, ds!
  19. pwilson

    Nature Literature

    As far as natural beauty and environmental titles go, I would second the Desert Solitaire suggestion although some sections I enjoyed more than others. There are several books that would fall somewhat under the man vs. nature category. Follow The River by James Alexander Thom is about a woman...
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