Books you've read or are reading

Discussion in 'TC Media' started by Kayal, May 28, 2011.

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  1. MagnificentSeven Charly Musonda CSC Gold Member

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    Looking for a book recommendation for going on holiday with the Mrs, troops.

    I’m no much of a reader to be honest, but I want to start getting into books. Find myself just drifting when I try to read, so need something that’s quite gripping & will grab me by the bollox.
     
  2. trackebhoy

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    Might be good to let people know whats kind of films & TV shows you like other than the Sopranos. This could help with recommendations that will grip you. You ever tried an audio book, really good for holiday.
     
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    The shining if you’re into horror.

    Wiseguy (the book that goodfellas is based on) if your into gangster stuff.
     
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    One of the best books iv'e read is Marching powder by Rusty Young

    Tried to put a link to Amazon on but it won't show up
     
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  5. neilly1987 Wits eh goalie dain Tom??? Gold Member

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    Girl on the train, No country for old men or Girl with the dragon tattoo are maybe worth a look.
     
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    Burglar Diaries by Danny King (hilarious)
    Espedair Street by Ian Banks(Scottish author)
    Wilt by Tom Sharpe.
    All ideal holiday reading
     
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    The knights of the seven kingdoms,the prequel to the game of thrones books.Pretty good so far.
     
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    That's me finished the series now and at a loss. The second book by Lagercrantz and a much stronger effort compared to The Girl in the Spiders Web.
     
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    Week off work and went to the book shop today. Got myself Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy (has all 5 parts) and The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4. Have read that book about 4 times already but also want my daughter to read it as well. Funny as * and still holds up to this day.
     
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    Going through Ian Rankins's Rebus books yet again........if you're partial to a bit of Scottish fiction i recommend trying one anyway!
     
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    The McIlvanney detective books are brilliant as well
     
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    Recently read 'Blitzed' by Norman Ohler, about drugs in * Germany. Brilliantly written and researched and I learned a lot I never knew.
     
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    Finished Book 2 of Game of Thrones A Clash of Kings by George RR Martin. Absolutely brilliant loved it.

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    Anyone any tips on how to download football autobiographies for * all?

    They're costing me a fortune. I fancy Kieron Dyer's and Jermaine Pennant's and that will be another 20 quid.
     
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    cheers mate.....gonna try these i think....old man read them and he's said they're also pretty good-

    http://www.stuartmacbride.com/books/
     
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    Pilger is one of the best investigative journalists ever imo.
     
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  20. Clint Eastwood The Good Bad and Ugly of TC Gold Member

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    Pep Confidential by Marti Perarnau, halfway through absolutely brilliant read so far. Gives a real insight into Pep, his tactics, his way of coaching and in general his first season at Bayern Munich.
     
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