The Great Books! ( And What Are You Currently Reading? )
So since we have a moive thread, a music thread and a game thread, I think its just right to have one about books as well...
What books do you like, what kind and what can you recomend to others?
lord of the rings goes without saying, but i have recently read a few other books in the series of 'historical' manners.. :
EMPEROR by Conn Iggulden - a book series (currently on book 3, here in norway at least) about Julius Caesar and his life from the beginning. a book you shouldnt miss if you like history.
ALEXANDER by Valerio Massimo Manfredi - the thrilogy about Alexander, king of Maccedon and the taking of Asia.. dont miss it folks ;)
Edit by GK - finally got around to modifying the title :tem
Re: The Great Books! ( And What Are You Currently Reading? )
Let's seee, what a nice thread! <3 Right now I am reading the second book in the Bartimaeus trilogy by Jonathan Stroud. It's a group of three fantasy books, and they're really cleverly written. Has anyone else read them?
Next I plan to read Wicked by Gregiry Maguire - I've heard it's quite quite good.
As for favorites, my favorite author is Kurt Vonnegut, but my favorite book is Catch-22 by Joseph Heller. I also love Ray Bradbury and His Dark Materials (AMAZING fantasy series - better than Harry Potter even ^.-). If you couldn't tell, I have very contrasting tastes - dark humor and children's fantasy. ^.^