What book are you guys currently reading

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by Soup890, 18 Aug 2014.

  1. Flying_Monkey

    Flying_Monkey Toll Collector on the Road to Nowhere

    Just finished The Dead Mountaineer's Inn by Boris and Arkady Strugatsky: by turns ridiculous and sinister, and just a lot of fun all round. And Kim Stanley Robinson's new one, Aurora, which is an excellent allegorical novel about a failed space colonization project.
  2. Supersuperleeds

    Supersuperleeds Guru

    Currently reading Chris Froome's autobiography.
  3. DiddlyDodds

    DiddlyDodds Random Resident

    Best book i have read in a long time
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  4. Vickivix

    Vickivix Active Member

    David Millar's autobiography. I normally read detective/psychological thriller type stuff.
  5. tfg71

    tfg71 Senior Member

    Have you read his others ?
  6. Salar

    Salar Über Member

    I needed some inspiration being 61!

  7. DiddlyDodds

    DiddlyDodds Random Resident


    No but after this one i will be looking to get more of his.
  8. Jayaly

    Jayaly Senior Member

    Still plugging away (or not) at War and Peace three months later. I was hoping to read some classics in the name of self improvement, but just the thought of it waiting for me stops me reading and starts me playing games instead. Then there was the hiatus to re-read a bunch of Ben Aaronovitch and Jenny Crusie books instead. I probably need to face up to the fact that this is not what self-improvement looks like.
  9. Drago

    Drago Guru

    Space, by James A. Michener.
  10. Roadhump

    Roadhump Time you enjoyed wasting was not wasted

    I reviewed a book on the Goodreads website some time last year, and last week I received a message from a publishing agency to say they had read my review and would I like to review another book, "The Ravi Lancers" by John Masters, if they sent me an electronic copy. I have enjoyed reading his books in the past so took up their offer. They sent me the book a few days later; unfortunately it is in PDF format which doesn't suit my Kindle too well so I will have to read it on my computer, unless I spend £2.99 and get a Kindle copy. Anyway, that will be my next book after I have finished the voluminous Count of Monte Cristo, of which I have read about 2 thirds now.
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  11. Sixmile

    Sixmile Über Member

    N Ireland
    'Under the Same Sky' by Joseph Kim. Continuing my North Korean obsession..

  12. Proto

    Proto Guru

    I've just finished Call for the Dead by John le Carre. About to start A Murder of Quality, the second of his 'Smiley' books.

    Read them all years ago, and recently having watched recent Tinker, Taylor film thought I'd give them another go. John le Carre is a great writer.
  13. G-Zero

    G-Zero Über Member

    Durham City, UK
    "Memories Of Ice" - book 3 of the 10 book series "Malazan Book Of The Fallen" by Steven Erikson.
  14. Hugh Manatee

    Hugh Manatee Veteran

    Memoirs of a Georgian Rake by William Hickey.
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