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It was great to see old faces and new faces! Debbie we will miss you as out leader but at the same time I round like to welcome Guy as our new leader. I look forward to seeing where you take us.
0 · January 30, 2014
a couple of authors I enjoyed so much i ended up reading most of their books:Jeff Noon http://www.theguardian.com/culture/2013/apr/20/jeff-noon-life-in-writingChuck Palahniuk ~ the author of FightClub http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/c/chuck_palahniuk.htmlNeal Stephenson ~ TheDiamondAgeDavid Mitchell ~ same author as the Cloud Atlashttp://www.imdb.com/title/tt1371111/starring tom hanks or his far superior book https://www.google.com.au/search?q=Number9Dream
Presently my favourite genre are non-fiction stories of Tech startups like: Masters of doom, the story of amazon, fb, wikipedia, a good one of those i will read at the moment but not much else. Presently reading the Clive palmer bio. Did you know he was a Southport boy (born Melbourne) who went to UQ and feld to Adelaide after exposing some corruption and receiving a death threat back in his student days?Thanks to whoever gave the Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance that sort of wokeup my reading habit :-)
Good work Debbie. Nicely done!! In that sense, Guy was right, you do have big shoes -next time I'd like to see you in more comfortable ones, adorable as they are, not to be the fashion police, sorry ~ it's what I want for everyone. Good work too for not having any super glue on your pants.
as an adjunct to last night's conversation, some links:•[masked] ☆Links•The Tools By Phil Stutz and Barry Michels: New York Times Bestseller (summary clips of the book also available, youtube search "The Tools")http://www.thetoolsbook.com/about/•Your Heart is a Hunter - YouTubehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kP3EzWXvbxY•Amy Webb: How I hacked online dating - YouTubehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d6wG_sAdP0U
Thanks for organising Debbie. Great group of people
Hi all. I am very sorry to cancel at the last minute but have been called in to teach a class at the gym at 6.30 tonight! See you all next month!
0 · January 29, 2014
I think this month's reading is Chaos! I will be a little late but will be there by 7.30!K2
0 · January 28, 2014
Debbie said there was no prescribed reading for January on 12 January
Hi Guys! I cant make it (again) But I really hope to see some of you at the trivia night.
0 · January 27, 2014
I have read a number of Crime Fiction from the Gods of Guilt by Michael Connelly to the recent Ian Rankin, A PD James set in a psychiatric ward that was written in 1963 and a Donna Leon about a detective Guido Brunetti and Cockroaches by Jo Nesbo (Norwegian) set in Bali. I have also read Gallery of the Vanished Husbands, Revenge of the Spellmans and I am reading Peter Carey called Parrot and Oliveria in America which is a delightful book. Looking forward to catching up with everyone on 29th
0 · January 22, 2014
Hey old friends! Hello from wet n wild Darwin! I have just found a Meetup book club here called Wine and Wit book club - it's probably the closest thing I'll get to Booze and Books and right down my alley!I just finished reading The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul - what a lovely read!
2 · January 21, 2014
Make sure you go to the deck bar and say hello to Ole and the crew there for me they will look after you!
1 · January 21, 2014
I really enjoyed The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul when I read it too.
1 · January 22, 2014
Reading Wild Swans again. Very interesting read about 3 generations of woman living in China.
0 · January 21, 2014
Trying hard to read sartres nausea
0 · January 19, 2014
I am reading Storm Front by Jim Butcher.
0 · January 13, 2014
There are no prescribed reads for this month. ;)
0 · January 12, 2014
Does anyone know what the selection for the January meet-up is?
What books will you discuss in Jan?
0 · January 4, 2014
Debbie, what's the genre for The January meetup??
0 · January 2, 2014
We like books. We like booze. We like talking. Every now and then, we get together and indulge. Often, we even talk about the book for the month. :-)
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