Author Topic: Currently Reading (2017 Edition)  (Read 2757 times)

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Re: Currently Reading (2017 Edition)
« Reply #20 on: January 24, 2017, 03:03:47 PM »
Just started "The Lost Symbol" by Dan Brown, Lol.

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Re: Currently Reading (2017 Edition)
« Reply #21 on: January 25, 2017, 04:17:38 PM »
Trying to decide whether or not to read War and Peace.  Anyone here have an experience with that book?

After finishing the bio of Napoleon, this could be a great follow-up.
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Re: Currently Reading (2017 Edition)
« Reply #22 on: January 26, 2017, 02:16:08 PM »
The first two are good. After that they're diminishing returns IMHO.
The third might be my favorite. Only part way through 4 though.

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Re: Currently Reading (2017 Edition)
« Reply #23 on: January 26, 2017, 02:16:31 PM »
The first two are good. After that they're diminishing returns IMHO.
The third might be my favorite. Only part way through 4 though.

1 & 2 are great though.

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Re: Currently Reading (2017 Edition)
« Reply #24 on: January 26, 2017, 11:53:10 PM »
The first two are good. After that they're diminishing returns IMHO.
The third might be my favorite. Only part way through 4 though.

1 & 2 are great though.

I really dig Wizard & Glass, myself.

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Re: Currently Reading (2017 Edition)
« Reply #25 on: January 27, 2017, 10:02:04 AM »
Trying to decide whether or not to read War and Peace.  Anyone here have an experience with that book?

After finishing the bio of Napoleon, this could be a great follow-up.

I have read it. It is very good. There's a lot of digression on Tolstoy's theories of history, but since that relates well to any study of Napoleon, it probably won't bother you. And the personal/family drama stuff is top notch.
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Re: Currently Reading (2017 Edition)
« Reply #26 on: January 27, 2017, 03:39:26 PM »
Thank you for your response, sdedalus!

It's next then after I read The Romanovs: 1613-1918 which is a history but should be fascinating as well.
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Re: Currently Reading (2017 Edition)
« Reply #27 on: January 28, 2017, 11:07:47 AM »
Now reading Golden Son (Red Rising book 2).
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Re: Currently Reading (2017 Edition)
« Reply #28 on: January 28, 2017, 03:49:00 PM »
The Romanovs: 1613-1918 by Simon Sebag Montefiore
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Re: Currently Reading (2017 Edition)
« Reply #29 on: January 31, 2017, 06:41:56 PM »
Is that the book that came out recently? I almost impulse-bought it in a library last year.
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