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Adam Roberts is great.
it seems amazing. It was an Amazon impulse buy but I'm well looking forward to it!
by David Winner. Only just started it, but it's quite interesting how playing football was initially encouraged as an alternative to wanking
i posted it at the end of the thread....
someone recommend me a good book and I'll see if I can get it off play?
I'd forgotten how brilliant this book is
The Alistair Campbell Diaries on the train
Slash's autobiography at home
It was brilliant.
I'm reading Bobby Charlton - My Manchester United Years, and Mankind by Mick Foley.
COllection of Russell Brands football pieces from the Guardian. For some reason its much easier to read than on the computer screen.
by Andy Mitten
Just enjoyed the Siberian derby - Metallurg Kuzbass v Zvezda Irkutsk.
Then have to read the Republic AGAIN.
Also The French Lieutenant's Woman.
If so - good man
I'll be going there later this year.
i got it free a while ago after some publishing thingy. my god. it's annoying so far. every chapter title is a wordplay on some kind of confectionary.
a book about the Shankill Butchers. I can't remember what it's called , but it looks stomach churningly grisly.
s'ok so far.
Having just finished Nick Cave's 'And the Ass Saw the Angel' which was rather good.
Robert Saviano's expose of the Comorra. Excellent and genuinely shocking
and will afterwards embark on "On The Road" by Kerouac
By John Updike. Half of the way through, it's OK so far. More needs to happen.
that john updike has just died
Is Gomorrah worth buying? Is it the sort of book i could treasure for an infinite number of years? I'm reading Lolita. Its brilliant isn't it? I really didn't expect it to be so funny either. Although i do feel like a bit of a weirdo reading it on the train with dominique swain splashed alluringly across the front cover
reading Generation Kill.
I recently finished Hell to Pay by George Peleconasos who has written episodes of The Wire.
I'd recommend all of his novels.
the library the other day for 10p. I really liked Hell to Pay, he re-used a couple of ideas in some of The Wire episodes which I assume he must have written as well.
I also bought Clockers by Richard Price, that hasn't arrived yet though.
but at different time periods. Also try Ross Thomas. I think I've read Clockers. There was a film out about it too.
the clockers film was done by Spike Lee, it's very good. I've heard great things about the book as well.
At present, a stone scone has been stolen from the dwarf bread museum and the watch have gone to investigate.
"No dropped fag ends, wallets or bits of paper with their address on then?"
"No sir, they were inconsiderate thieves." :D
Turns out I'm even more naive than I thought :)
drems of my father or something. For the record i just finished war and peace. BAM
except for when he keeps saying 'i felt the whole world close in on me'
i liked the bit in kenya best.
Grim but fascinating.
it's good! in a sad way.
It's convoluted but good undemanding fun.
really good actually
if you like the film it adds such an extra dimension by getting in the heads of all the kids.
I liked London Fields, the way it's written is very interesting and Keith Talent is a great creation.
and am almost finished, though I may delay finishing it. I swore I would make my third attempt at reading Mrs Dalloway next and I am not looking forward to it at all.