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Books you've read or are reading

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

Discuss Books you've read or are reading in the TC Media area at TalkCeltic.net.

  1. Sean Daleer Free Palestine Gold Member

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    The Worry Cure. By Dr. Robert L. Leahy.

    I hope it gets better because the first few chapters are making me feel worse than I did before starting the book.
     
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  2. KRS-1888 Scott La Rock

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    The Warriors by Sol Yurick - brilliant read so far.

    The film adaption is one of my favourites.
     
  3. Saul Goodman Gold Member Gold Member

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    Just finished The Life and Crimes of Don King.

    I knew he was a * but I didn’t realise the extent of it. Mental he was let away with it for so long.
     
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  5. Jacob knows Gold Member Gold Member

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    got about forty pages to go. Really good read.
     
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    pretty sure they made this into a film starring Lee Marvin


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  7. Saul Goodman Gold Member Gold Member

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    Great book. I’ve been meaning to watch the film since reading it.

    I love his books. I’m currently half way through “At End of Day” by him, which was the last one he wrote. As expected I’m thoroughly enjoying it.
     
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    Has anyone read the Slough House series by Mick Herron? I've been watching Slow Horses on Apple TV and it's * excellent, show is based on the book series mentioned.

    I loved spy type books back when I was an avid reader and suspect this series will be one I'd enjoy, so just was looking for anyone here that has read it to get their opinion.

    Will read it regardless.
     
  9. KRS-1888 Scott La Rock

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    Got Bobby Gillespie’s autobiography ‘Tenement Kid’ and Terry Venable’s ‘Born to Manage’ for like £2 out a chartity shop.
     
  10. jake10

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    aye I’ve read first five books, just finished, ‘Joe Country’, I was told Herron was the new Le Carre, which he certainly isn’t. Decent reads but must admit I was scimming paragraphs on books 2 and 3, but give them a go, had about four/five proper belly laugh's at some scenes
     
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    Magic cheers Jake. Looking forward to seeing how Lamb comes across in the books, the mad *.
     
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    aye the laughing I mentioned was around him and things he says and does, I’m waiting on tv series finishing to watch in one session, they’re definitely worth a read but I didn’t race through them like I would Le Carre or Connolly
     
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    I knew for a fact that's who you were talking about hahaha. Gary Oldman is * superb in the TV series, what a performance he's put in. Buzzing for the rest of it man.
     
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    Finished Jo Nesbo's Police. Another good entry in has Harry Hole police thriller series.

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    Half way through Don Winslow’s City on Fire. Brilliant so far.

    Love his books, always fly through them.
     
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    Finished Catherine Ryan Howard's Rewind. It's the third book I have read from the Cork author and I am really enjoying her crime thrillers and liked this one a lot. Unlike some other crime writers she at least in the books I have read creates stand alone books rather then having a main character.

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    Finished Adam Goodhearts 1861 A Civil War Awakening. The premise (which sounded interesting) being from the view of various Americans of all walks of life how the American Civil War got started. It had its moments but overall I found it uninteresting really.

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    Finished Pronto by Elmore Leonard. Find his stories a little slow paced, but I enjoy them anyway because he writes great characters.

    Started Mystic River by Dennis Lehane today. Love the film and only just discovered he’s also written a few other books that were made into films I like so will probably give a few of his a bash. Enjoying this one so far.
     
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    ‘Agentleman in Moscow’, by Amor Towles. Just finished it, what a lovely book, set in Moscow in the decades post 1917, excellent read.
     
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    Leonard and Lehane, two of my favourite authors, Lehane especially as well as loads of his books being turned into films, he’s also wrote for The Wire, Boardwalk Empire two of my favourite tv series, dive in Saul you won’t regret it and try Leonards westerns again Hombre was made into a film but my favourite is. ‘Valdez is coming’, brilliant
     
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