The Baron replied to Alan M.'s discussion So, What Are You Reading These Days? (besides comics)
"The  Pickwick Papers, by Charles Dickens."
Monday
Jeff of Earth-J replied to Alan M.'s discussion So, What Are You Reading These Days? (besides comics)
"HELLO, MY NAME IS LOUISIANA PURCHASE O'LEARY:

My high school best friend's name is Jon Hickman, not the comic book writer you know, but they often mistakenly receive each other's e-mail. Anyway, my friend Jon is having his first children's book…"
Monday
Jeff of Earth-J replied to Alan M.'s discussion So, What Are You Reading These Days? (besides comics)
"THE WORLD ACCORDING TO GARP:
The thing about the book The World According to Garp that tickled me was that the author tells you everything that happens to every character in the book after the story, even a newborn baby.
I took what Richard said…"
Feb 7
JD DeLuzio replied to Alan M.'s discussion So, What Are You Reading These Days? (besides comics)
""Sponges grow in the ocean. That just kills me. I wonder how much deeper the ocean would be if that didn't happen.""
Feb 1
Captain Comics replied to Alan M.'s discussion So, What Are You Reading These Days? (besides comics)
"Too many to remember. 
"If at first you don't succeed, skydiving isn't for you."
"All of you who believe in psychokinesis, raise my hand."
"If you're traveling at the speed of light, and turn on the headlights, does anything happen?""
Feb 1
Jeff of Earth-J replied to Alan M.'s discussion So, What Are You Reading These Days? (besides comics)
"HAROLD by Steven Wright: A week or so ago I was watching Steven Wright on television discussing his new novel, Harold, and all of a sudden I wanted nothing more than to read a novel about an imaginative third grader written by Steven Wright. A novel…"
Feb 1
Jeff of Earth-J replied to Alan M.'s discussion So, What Are You Reading These Days? (besides comics)
"MEDITATIONS by Marcus Aurelius: Inspired by the movie The Holdovers, I decided to read Meditations. Step one: Deciding which translation to read. There are four different versions available on Amazon, and I took advantage of the "read sample"…"
Jan 30
JD DeLuzio replied to Alan M.'s discussion So, What Are You Reading These Days? (besides comics)
"I read Yellowface by R.F Kuang this weekend, taking a break from Ken Kesey's Sometimes a Great Notion, which I'm finding a bit of a slog.
As a work of satire and suspense it's quite good. The ending felt uneven, and some of the criticisms of the…"
Jan 21
Jeff of Earth-J replied to Alan M.'s discussion So, What Are You Reading These Days? (besides comics)
"That is a great line. Here's another: "Her eyes expressed the gratitude of a dog when its owner stops beating it.""
Jan 10
Travis Herrick (Modular Mod) replied to Alan M.'s discussion So, What Are You Reading These Days? (besides comics)
"I am currently reading The New Mammoth Book of Pulp Fiction. This is 33 short stories from a lot of classic writers. I am really digging it, and who doesn't love a good similie? There was one recently that went something like this: I drove uphill on…"
Jan 6
JD DeLuzio replied to Alan M.'s discussion So, What Are You Reading These Days? (besides comics)
"I've recently read The Devil's Gap, an account of a bizarre crime that unfolded in the small town of Kenora, Ontario in 1973. The author was a teen at the time who witnessed the events and later became a reporter. The perpetrator exploded,…"
Dec 2, 2023
Travis Herrick (Modular Mod) replied to Alan M.'s discussion So, What Are You Reading These Days? (besides comics)
"A few months ago, I switched teams at work, and my new boss is a pretty interesting dude (21 years in the military split between the Army and Marines for one thing). One of the things he said he is passionate about is personal finance, and he does…"
Dec 1, 2023
The Baron replied to Alan M.'s discussion So, What Are You Reading These Days? (besides comics)
"Just Finished Democracy in America, by Alexis De Tocqueville.
Now Reading The Pickwick Papers, by Charles Dickens."
Nov 16, 2023
Jeff of Earth-J replied to Alan M.'s discussion So, What Are You Reading These Days? (besides comics)
"The Death of the Hired Man by Robert Frost. As an English education major in college, I have read this poem before, more than once. But it means something more to me today than it did when I was twenty-something. 
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Nov 16, 2023
doc photo replied to Alan M.'s discussion So, What Are You Reading These Days? (besides comics)
"These Are The Voyages Star Trek TOS Season Three by Marc Cushman. For hard core fans of original Trek this three volume series is a must read. Each volume covers a single season of the original series with a chapter per episode. Following an episode…"
Nov 6, 2023
Jeff of Earth-J replied to Alan M.'s discussion So, What Are You Reading These Days? (besides comics)
"Batpoem
Man listen to the batmobile's tires on the street,
And the song to his program listen to that beat
Joker, Riddler, Mr Freeze and Zelda the great
Too bad for their terrible, terrible fate.
The Joker's machine with three lemons in a row,
Will…"
Oct 1, 2023
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