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What Are You Reading Right Now?


What Are You Reading Right Now?

This is a group where you can tell us what you're reading and what you think of it to give others some ideas. Your choices can be fiction, non-fiction, articles, books, blogs, whatever. Tell us what it is and your opinion of it!

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Comment by Dave Schoeff on June 27, 2014 at 9:36pm

I'm reading a very interesting little collection of essays called The Accidental Universe by Alan Lightman. He's an MIT professor in both Physics and Humanities and offers some ideas that are surprisingly insightful.

Comment by wiffledust on April 25, 2014 at 12:26am

stanley tucci is brilliant! 

Comment by katie o on April 23, 2014 at 11:22pm

Oh! My mom read Treasure Island to us! Very cool! 

Comment by Pamela Drake on April 23, 2014 at 10:41pm

Guilty confession - I sometimes pick up one of the umpteen classics I never read in school (because they weren't assigned). TREASURE ISLAND is my current one. A lot of classic literary cliches in there! Yo ho ho and a bottle of rum!

Comment by Pamela Drake on April 23, 2014 at 10:39pm

Stanley Tucci played the villain, Katie? That's intriguing. I guess Jack Nicholson was busy when they were casting. ;) As far as walking the streets - I feel one must be unusually tough just to WORK in Hollywood. Up at 4:30, in makeup at 5, be available all day for shooting, go to dinner with other public figures and get secretly stared at and gossiped about by everyone else in the restaurant, in bed at 10 and up at 4 again! :P

Comment by wiffledust on April 23, 2014 at 7:27pm

i'm loving the conversation on here! thanks, you guys!

Comment by katie o on April 23, 2014 at 12:22am

Pamela! I loved The Lovely Bones! I also saw the movie and thought it was great. They captured the sweetness of the sisters and I am always amazed by those actors who are willing to play a bad person and Stanley Tucci was perfect in the role. How do these folks walk the streets afterwards? I remember horror stories about how viewers would yell at soap stars for whatever they were up to in the story lines. :-/

Comment by katie o on April 23, 2014 at 12:17am

When I was at the bookstore I saw that one of the staff picks was Love, Anthony by Lisa Genova about a mother with a son who is autistic and she loses him. Has anyone read it? The reviews on Amazon are so compelling. I will be going back to pick it up soon.  I feel as though it is going to be some heavy reading and need something a little lighter in the interim. Any suggestions?

Comment by katie o on April 23, 2014 at 12:10am

I started reading Confessions of an Economic Hitman. It's a small book and I am taking it by about 10 pages a week because of how upsetting it is!  The author is writing about how he was hired to basically exploit others and especially other nations for profit. I love that he wrote it because I think that it took a lot of guts but the fact that nothing changes when people speak up and tell the truth is discouraging.

Comment by Pamela Drake on April 15, 2014 at 7:31pm

I recently finished THE LOVELY BONES. I haven't actually seen the movie, but I suspect the book is better. There are many subtleties about the family and other relationships involved, and people's personal responses to events, that couldn't have been very well communicated in a film. It's a good read, hard to put down.


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