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What books are you reading?

Postby HBS Guy » 09 Jul 2018, 17:39

I have a few gardening books, of course, contemplating getting a book on growing cherries to add to the two books on soil, one on mycorrhizal world (useful fungi, symbiotic with tree roots) the book on growing apples and the Holistic Orchid (growing an organic orchard with emphasis on improving the soil and building the immune system of trees plus subsidiary/understory plantings.

Man cannot live by food alone, so I took delivery today of a book by Michel Roux “Pastry.”

Also a book on the history of the Celts and one on the history of China.

And I bought and read (for the second time) “The Handmaid’s Tale.”
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Re: What books are you reading?

Postby johnsmith » 09 Jul 2018, 19:28

Just finished 'To Kill a Mockingbird'.
Read it when I was at school and thought it was time I re-acquainted myself with it.
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Re: What books are you reading?

Postby greggerypeccary » 09 Jul 2018, 19:57

The Shepherd's Hut

Diet For a New America

John Stuart Mill - Victorian Firebrand

Life - Keith Richards
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Re: What books are you reading?

Postby HBS Guy » 09 Jul 2018, 20:05

I bought Mockingbird, time I found where I put it and start reading!
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Re: What books are you reading?

Postby fisherman » 19 Oct 2018, 01:55

I like dystopian books. Read Metro 2033 and Metro 2034. Now 2035 came out and I can't find time to even look at it.
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Re: What books are you reading?

Postby pinkeye » 19 Oct 2018, 02:00

well hopefully, for you, you are makin' hay while the sun shines.
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Re: What books are you reading?

Postby pinkeye » 19 Oct 2018, 02:01

I'm reading a Sherlock Holmes novel. Not written by A C Doyle tho.
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Re: What books are you reading?

Postby fisherman » 19 Oct 2018, 02:45

pinkeye wrote:well hopefully, for you, you are makin' hay while the sun shines.

I'm trying my best but clouds are gathering around my IT industry. So I started to write for money too. Articles. To have a back-up, so to speak.
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Re: What books are you reading?

Postby pinkeye » 19 Oct 2018, 03:12

your English is very good :bgrin
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Re: What books are you reading?

Postby fisherman » 19 Oct 2018, 03:15

pinkeye wrote:your English is very good :bgrin


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Thank you. But one for another. I'm losing the grasp on my Bulgarian, mixing words, and forgetting German, Italian and Russian that I used to know well. I let them go for the sake of internationality.
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Re: What books are you reading?

Postby pinkeye » 19 Oct 2018, 03:21

that sounds rather self-defeating.

You LOSE your language facility because you want to be more 'international'?.

Perhaps? you're learning Mandarin and Cantonese.? Perhaps not.
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Re: What books are you reading?

Postby fisherman » 19 Oct 2018, 03:26

pinkeye wrote:that sounds rather self-defeating.

You LOSE your language facility because you want to be more 'international'?.

Perhaps? you're learning Mandarin and Cantonese.? Perhaps not.

I work with intl. customers mainly. I write on foreign forums. Write on English for articles and such. I'm forgetting words. It's normal. Or I'm mixing and becomes my very own style, something awful and very interesting.
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