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What are you currently reading?

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started this one last night. I recommend it rather than the retailing 17$ , grab it off kindle from amazon for 2.99$.

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What are you currently reading?

What I have written myself. :yes:

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Up to near a decade ago I used to buy more (second hand) books than I could read. So yesterday I found this book on my bookshelves, one I had only leafed through after I bought it in 1996:

Tao Te Ching: The Classic Book of Integrity and the Way

The Classic Book of Integrity and The Way / Lao Tzu

A new translation by Victor H. Mair based on the recently discovered Ma-Wang-Tui manuscripts.

From Amazon.com:

This translation of the *Tao Te Ching* is based on the 1973 discovery of ancient silk manuscripts of the text at Ma-wang-tui in central China. For those familiar with the *Tao Te Ching*, this translation will be surprising. The chapters are not in the original order, and a few chapters, familiar from later versions, did not exist in this early version. Unlike most translations of this text, the first half of this translation focuses on TE (which Mair translates as "integrity"), and the second half focuses on TAO. Thus, the famous opening line (here translated as "The ways that can be walked are not the eternal Way") is found here as the first line of chapter 45. Mair provided extensive introduction, annotations, and "Afterword". Clearly, his primary concerns are philological in nature. While I would not recommend this to someone reading the *Tao Te Ching* for the first time, this translation could be quite helpful for someone comparing translations and trying to come to a deeper understanding of the text.

http://www.amazon.com/Tao-Te-Ching-Classic-Integrity/dp/055334935X

It sure is a cure for a troubled soul...

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~snip

It sure is a cure for a troubled soul...

Yes it is ... and it gets better with every passing moments to the years ... its my most reliable life companion ... and in a good way //

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On the trail of the Nephilim, giant skeletons & ancient megalithic structures. by L.A. Marzulli

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I finally finished reading Wool. Could never find time to read and if I try reading before bed I end up only getting through a couple pages before falling asleep.

Took the lazy mans way out and downloaded an audiobook of Shift, the prequel to Wool. Can just listen while driving to work.

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My electricity and gas has been cut off, so I spend my days reading, reading and reading (and I have a large library) :

What did I read since mid june this year (in chronological order):

(D = Dutch edition)

Terry Pratchett - Mort (D)

_ Sorcery (D)

_ The Wyrd Sisters (D)

_ The Light Fabtastic (D)

Terry Pratchett & Stephen Briggs - The New Discworld Companion (2003)

J.F. Overwijn - Het Oera Linda Boek (2d edition, 1951)

Alewyn J. Raubenheimer - Survivers of the Great Tsunami (= about the OLB)

Idries Shah - The Commanding Self (Sufism)

John David Morley - The Case of Thomas N.

Drake Robinson - The Makings of a Rainbow warrior (2 volumes)

Whitley Strieber - Communion

- Transformation

Philip KLass - UFO Abductions, a dangerous game

Ed Conroy - Report on Communion

Jaques Vallee - Dimensions-A casebook of Alien Contact

Redmond O'Hanlon - Into the heart of Borneo (D)

- In trouble again (D)

Peter Fleming - Brazilian Adventure (D / an expedition to find Percy Fawcett)

Karl Brugger - Chronicle of Akakor (D)

Percy/Brian Fawcett - In de greep van onbekend Amerika

John Hemming - Red Gold-the Conquest of the Brazilian Indians

Norman Lewis - The Missionaries (D)

Richard Cowper - The Road to Corlay (D/ Including "The Piper at the Gates of Dawn"...remember Pink Floyd's musical version?)

Wilbur Smith - The Sunbird (D)

Elias Canetti - Der Ohrenzeuge, Fünfzig Charactere

A.K. Dewdney - The Planiverse

Arthur Clarke - The Sounds of Distant Earth (D)

- 2061: Odyssee three (D)

James Patrick Hogan - Inherit the Stars (D)

- New challange of the Stars (D)

Florinda Donner - The Witch's Dream

Carlos Castaneda - The Wheel of Time

Florinda Donner - Being-In-Dreaming

Taisha Abelar - The Sorcerer's Crossing

A.E. Vogt - Slan (D)

Colin Wilson - Mind Parasites

Carlos Castaneda - The Active Side of Infinity

Daniel Santos, D.O.M. - Luminous Essence

Michael Baigent & Richard Leigh - The Elixer and the Stone, the Tradition of Magic and Alchemy

(D)

Chaim Bermant & Michael Weitzman - Ebla, an archeological enigma (D)

Gerhard Herm - Die Kelten (D)

J.Chadwick - Linear B and related scripts (D)

Elizabeth B. Jenkings - Initiation: A woman's spiritual adventure in the heart of the Andes (D)

- Journey to Q'eros (D)

[two of the worst books about new age drivel I ever read]

Kay Cordell Whitaker - The Reluctant Shaman

Doug Boyd - Rolling Thunder

Brian Bates - The Way of Wyrd (the 8th chapter - The Wyrd Systers - inspired Terry Pratchett to write his book with the same title)

Piet Vroon - Kopzorgen [about psychology]

- Prutswerk [about the flaws of our human body]

Alfred Kubin - Die andere Seite. Ein phantastischer Roman (D/ 1909)

J.R. Dunn - Days of Cain

John Varley - Millennium (D)

Isaac Asimov - The Gods themselves

Robert Silverberg - The Book of Skulls

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Currently reading Terry Pratchett's Going Postal :)

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The Millionaire and the Mummies, by John Adams (St. Martin's Press, 2013).

A biography of one of America's earliest diggers in Egypt, Theodore Davis. I am not a big fan of biographies but a friend recommended it, and I've found it to be an incredibly interesting and entertaining read. Adams is a masterful researcher. Many Egyptologists as well as amateur historians such as I have a distinctly negative opinion of Davis. I can see now that this reputation of Davis's is unwarranted. Yes, he was a con artist and a master at fraud, which is how Davis got so stinking rich, but it's his activities in Egypt where he's most remembered and Adam's book has convinced me that we all got it wrong.

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Since i got a kindle ereader, i almost never know

the name of the book I'm reading and in the 4 ? 5?

Years I've had my kindle I've spent maybe $350.00 on books

I do read more types if books now then when i was buying

Them. I used to spend about $350+ a month on books--i read

Between 3-7 books a day Every day. My sister also reads

That many a day and she works 60-90 hours.

I have a good memory-and can't read the same book twice

Because i know the next sentance, paragraph, chapter--and it

Makes me crazy.

Often if you know the release date of a book you want AND can

Be on your Kindle from midnight-three of that date you can get

The book for free BUT if they are a pricey book they'll be

On the free section from 15-90 minutes only.

The best nights to look are Sun/Mon & Mon/Tue in general.

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Kingsley's Concise Textbook of Neuroscience, Gatz's Essentials of Clinical Neuroanatomy , BRS Neuroanatomy, High-yield Neuroanatomy and Haines' Neuroanatomy: : An Atlas of Structures, Sections, and Systems . :hmm:

So you are in marketing?

Interesting read.

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Anyone read any Graham Hancock? And what do you think of his credibility?

I read ENTANGLED, his first fiction. Because I have a hard time the conceptual digestion of evil, it took me a while to get thru the book. But it was countered with the goodness of it's characters as well.

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I am reading one continuing education book, speeding thru it as fast as I can. But I spend most of my reading time reading DISPELLING WETIKO and THE VIVAXIS CONNECTION.

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