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Please vote for ALL books you are interested in reading.

A CANTICLE FOR LEIBOWITZ by William Miller - (pub. 1959; 334pgs; science-fiction)
4 (9.8%)
BERLIN GAME by Len Deighton - (pub. 1983; 352pgs; thriller)
2 (4.9%)
COSMOPOLIS by Don DeLillo - (pub. 2003; 209pgs; literary fiction)
5 (12.2%)
EAST OF EDEN by John Steinbeck - (pub. 1952; 601pgs; historical fiction)
2 (4.9%)
MIDDLEMARCH by George Eliot - (pub. 1872; 904pgs; literary fiction)
2 (4.9%)
NAKED LUNCH by William S. Burroughs - (pub. 2004; 289pgs; literary fiction)
5 (12.2%)
OLD MAN'S WAR by John Scalzi - (pub. 2005; 314 pgs; science fiction)
2 (4.9%)
SPEAKER FOR THE DEAD by Orson Scott Card - (pub. 1994; 382 pgs; science fiction)
5 (12.2%)
STAY: A HISTORY OF SUICIDE AND THE PHILOSOPHIES AGAINST IT by Jennifer Michael Hecht - (pub. 2013; 280 pgs; non-fiction)
1 (2.4%)
STRANGER IN A STRANGE LAND by Robert A. Heinlein - (pub. 1961; 528pgs; science fiction)
8 (19.5%)
THE EMBEDDING by Ian Watson - (pub. 1989; 196pgs; science fiction)
1 (2.4%)
WE by Yevgeny Zamyatin - (pub. 1924; 226 pgs; science fiction)
4 (9.8%)

Total Members Voted: 11

Author Topic: FS Book Discussion #2 - Stranger In A Strange Land by Robert A. Heinlein  (Read 6119 times)

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Re: FS Book Discussion #2 nomination thread and voting is open (for 1 week)
« Reply #20 on: October 01, 2014, 09:21:41 PM »
That would be grand. :)

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Re: FS Book Discussion #2 nomination thread and voting is open (for 1 week)
« Reply #21 on: October 01, 2014, 10:45:53 PM »
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Re: FS Book Discussion #2 nomination thread and voting is open (for 1 week)
« Reply #22 on: October 02, 2014, 10:51:39 AM »
Well, looks like I'll be able to get in on Stranger In A Strange Land right away.


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Re: FS Book Discussion #2 - Stranger In A Strange Land by Robert A. Heinlein
« Reply #24 on: October 07, 2014, 05:53:51 PM »
Kurt Vonnegut seemed to enjoy it. :)

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Re: FS Book Discussion #2 - Stranger In A Strange Land by Robert A. Heinlein
« Reply #25 on: October 07, 2014, 06:47:47 PM »
Great, will hopefully start it on Monday.

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Re: FS Book Discussion #2 - Stranger In A Strange Land by Robert A. Heinlein
« Reply #26 on: October 07, 2014, 07:33:31 PM »
Anyone have a background with Heinlein before picking this up?

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Re: FS Book Discussion #2 - Stranger In A Strange Land by Robert A. Heinlein
« Reply #27 on: October 07, 2014, 07:39:00 PM »
I've seen Starship Troopers, does that count? :D

Goddamn, SiaSL is not available for Kindle -_-

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Re: FS Book Discussion #2 - Stranger In A Strange Land by Robert A. Heinlein
« Reply #28 on: October 07, 2014, 07:48:57 PM »
I've seen Starship Troopers, does that count? :D
Sure. It must effect your expectations to some degree. :)

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Goddamn, SiaSL is not available for Kindle -_-
How is that possible! 2014! Weird.

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Re: FS Book Discussion #2 - Stranger In A Strange Land by Robert A. Heinlein
« Reply #29 on: October 07, 2014, 09:02:52 PM »
^ ikr?? I assumed that considering it's a seminal work of science-fiction, it would automatically be available in all formats.

Oh well. Trip to the bookstore during lunch break to buy a paperback it is :)