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I have the Miles autobio as well as several bios on him as well.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Slartibartfast Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 17 Sep 2012 at 4:00pm
That's a damn good read. :)  If you  haven't read Miles Auto, you should.  It's a really good read, too.  Joe Jackson's A Cure For Gravity is also quite good.  It's a shame that all three of these were flood victims but the life stories remain in my head. Big smile
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote snobb Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 17 Sep 2012 at 3:39pm
I have my The Real Frank Zappa Book  Cool
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Slartibartfast Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 17 Sep 2012 at 3:21pm
I hadn't dropped in on this thread yet and it reminded me that I really don't read books anymore.  It's not a deliberate choice just a fact of life.  I still have a subscription to the local paper.  I lost about 75% of my book collection in the flood 2009 including The Real Frank Zappa Book and Miles Davis' Autobiography.  There are a couple of things out there that I might indulge in of a political bent if I had the money.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote snobb Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 17 Sep 2012 at 1:27am
Didn't read Murakami's books during last few years, not sure if he wrote something new during that period (still didn't read all his previous books as well)
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Yeah! Is that one of the ones you've read in multiple languages? Have you read his latest, Slava?
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one of my first Murakami's book Smile
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote dreadpirateroberts Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 12 Sep 2012 at 3:35am
More Murakami


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote idlero Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 03 Sep 2012 at 11:26pm

interesting
I think the problem with a lot of the fusion music is that it's extremely predictable, it's a rock rhythm and the solos all play the same stuff and they play it over and over again ...
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Originally posted by idlero idlero wrote:

^yes,you can put it that way too, but the themes of the satire are contemporary


It sounds good, I'll have to try and find it next time I visit a store.

Now, about to start




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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote idlero Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 28 Jul 2012 at 11:33am
^yes,you can put it that way too, but the themes of the satire are contemporary
I think the problem with a lot of the fusion music is that it's extremely predictable, it's a rock rhythm and the solos all play the same stuff and they play it over and over again ...
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^ heard that one described as a cross between Dickens and Agathie?


Just a short one for me - really enjoying the use of electricity in the story





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pretty entertaining
I think the problem with a lot of the fusion music is that it's extremely predictable, it's a rock rhythm and the solos all play the same stuff and they play it over and over again ...
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now reading



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Originally posted by idlero idlero wrote:


started


finished
very enjoyable, SF satire with enough action to please miscellaneous tastes
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started

I think the problem with a lot of the fusion music is that it's extremely predictable, it's a rock rhythm and the solos all play the same stuff and they play it over and over again ...
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Abraxas Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 13 Apr 2012 at 2:34pm
Since Hesse's Demian, I've read:

Steppenwolf by Hesse
Juguete Rabioso by Roberto Arlt
Surrealist poem collection
Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett

Halfway through:
The Plague by Camus
Para la Libertad by Miguel Hernandez (poems)
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Taking a break from Earthsea


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^ that sounds like an interesting one

Just starting, haven't read this one (or any of them) for about fifteen years


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I think the problem with a lot of the fusion music is that it's extremely predictable, it's a rock rhythm and the solos all play the same stuff and they play it over and over again ...
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