The Reading Room


#101

Riders of the Purple Wage has ripped @Agrail off blatantly??


#102

Most definately :smiley:


#103

Brandon Sanderson is one of the best Fantasy writers around right now.
Been waiting for this one for a while.


#104

I bought my Kindle specifically for that book, the last one was such a fucking pain to manhandle!


#105

Is that like a print version of prog?


#106

Not really, there are no irrelevant chapters where one character just waffles on and repeats himself over and over again for about 100 pages.


#107

Hate you both :face_with_symbols_over_mouth:


#108

@spacehopper Dangerous Visions was great, thanks for the recommendation

Since finishing that I’ve read “The Revenant”, and Altered Traits by Daniel Goleman
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Just ordered this:


#109

Book 1 was absolutely great. The best thing I have read in quite a while.


#110

Finished Babylons Ashes (book 6) the other day and immediately pre-ordered book 7, Persepolis Rising. Had to opt for the hardback because the paperback isn’t out till next October. It won’t match my paperbacks and my OCD will itch…


#111

Persepolis Rising arrived at the same time as this:

So having a little break from The Expanse.


#112

Cat person. Topical & somewhat controversial short story. https://www.vox.com/culture/2017/12/12/16762062/cat-person-explained-new-yorker-kristen-roupenian-short-story


#113

Well, I burned through that in a day.

A different proposition than The Martian, with it being a bit of a crime caper set on the Moon, but still enjoyable with enough believable science in it to make it interesting.

Next up:


#114

Half way through but can definitely say The Attention Merchants is well worth a read


#115

Lack of smartphone is costing me a fair whack in books, despite choosing s/h whenever possible :stuck_out_tongue:

Just ordered this. One for @Gyroscope perhaps


#116

Cheers!

He appears to have a follow-up / cash-in as well

The Asshole Survival Guide: How to Deal with People Who Treat You Like Dirt https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B071NWKX1Y/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_.C8qAb6X1S3P6


#117

Entertaining enough, peppered with some interesting facts and anecdotes, but not great


#118

Just finished this

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…and started on this

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#119

Anybody read anything from this series?

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I don’t read much fiction and hardly ever any sci-fi, but the story behind this seems to be drawing me in


#120

Re-reading this