I just posted something about putting a book in the lineup of books to read, and I thought it would be fun and informative to know what was the last book people finished reading.  Mine was Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded.  What was yours?

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Just finished: The Apocalypse Codex by Charlie Stross. SF novel.

Currently reading: The Better Angels of our Nature by Stephen Pinker. On page 667 of 1009 

 

"Currently reading: The Better Angels of our Nature by Stephen Pinker."

Thats my next book I think..

Is it good Dave?

Daniel Tammet - Born on a Blue Day

The Fry Chronicles by Stephen Fry.

He's always entertaining and endearing, but the book is so very English it's a little hard for this American reader to follow sometimes. It would have been more interesting if I were familiar with any of the British comedies he mentions beyond Blackadder, or recognized the names of his actor friends beyond Hugh Laurie, Rowan Atkinson, and Emma Thompson. Nevertheless, I recommend it for fans of Fry.

Yes its a great read, Stutz! 

I'm currently reading Hitch 22, Christopher Hitchens memoirs.  I am eking it out, one chapter a day at most, because it's his last and I don't want to get to the end.  I'm about half way through it. 

 

House of Sand and Fog

by Andre Dubus III

A real page turner

The Bible. LOL

Down with Big Brother: The Fall of the Soviet Empire, by Michael Dobbs.

Rendezvous with Rama, by Arthur C. Clarke. Currently reading "Why I became an Atheist," by John Loftus, and comparing it to Dan Barker's "Godless."

I finished Nietzsche's Untimely meditations, currently reading Immanuel Kant's Critique of Pure reason next on line is The world as will and idea by Arthur Schopenhauer.

The Drunkard's Walk by Leonard Mlodinow. - How randomness rules our lives.

Dirty wars: The World is a Battlefied by Jeremy Scahil. A fascinating look at the so-called War On terror, the US official hypocrisy, lies, deception, US torture, imprisonment without trial, assassination, 

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