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Tag Archive: Nigel Planer

Jul 30 2010

50 Book Challenge: 31-35

It is week 30! 31. Hogfather – Terry Pratchett, read by Nigel Planer I saw the BBC version of Hogfather and I loved it and it’s a large part of the reason I decided to actually read (listen to) the Discworld series.  I love Susan, she’s an excellent character.  Half Mary Poppins, half Death.  I …

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Jun 19 2010

50 Book Challenge: 26-30

It is the fate of all banisters worth sliding down that there is something nasty waiting at the far end. — Terry Pratchett We are coming to the end of Week 24/52 and I’ve read 30/50. I suspect it will be even slower from now on, I may start posting individually when I finish books …

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Jun 02 2010

50 Book Challenge: 21-25

21. Godless – Dan Barker I thought his personal journey from being an Evangelical preacher to being an atheist was really interesting and compelling, but the second half of the book focused on arguments for why he was atheist that were very familiar to me. I think this would be a great book to give …

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May 24 2010

50 Book Challenge: 16-20

16. The Ordinary Princess – M.M. Kaye This is a children’s book and a great deal shorter than most of the other books on my reading list.  I say it makes up for those Asimov books which are long and dry.  Of course, I haven’t finished those yet.  This is sort of similar to Ella …

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May 19 2010

50 Book Challenge: 11-15

Build a man a fire, and he’ll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he’ll be warm for the rest of his life. — Terry Pratchett 11. Tricks of the Mind – Derren Brown Amazing book.  Derren Brown, and you really should look into him if you’re unfamiliar, is sort of …

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May 19 2010

50 Book Challenge: 6-10

6. The Porn Trap – Wendy and Larry Maltz I’ve got an interest in mental health, and this book is about something I knew very little about, porn addictions.  Having read the book I’m pretty sure “porn addiction” is code for anti-social and in need of some good therapy that has nothing to do with …

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May 18 2010

50 Book Challenge: 1 – 5

Maybe you’re familiar with this one?  You basically challenge yourself to read 50 books in one calendar year.  I’ve decided to retroactively take on this challenge for 2010 because I’m fairly close to where you need to be in the year in terms of books read. I have finished 18 books (it’s week 20 of …

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