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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #2535 on: June 15, 2022, 09:32:27 PM »
If I ever get my copy back from the current borrower, I'll lend you mine if you're unable to secure a copy.

Thanks, I'll see how it goes.  I don't have too many books lined up for purchase, but the ones on my list are expensive.  Next up is The Magic of My Youth, by Arthur Calder-Marshall.  Good quality hardcover: 269.99 USD.  Maybe I'll win the lottery.
Whew! I thought my wish-listed book, Iain Gilchrist's two volume The Matter with Things, for $148 was steep!
 
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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #2536 on: June 15, 2022, 10:46:40 PM »
Crucified Rabbi by Taylor Marshall
 

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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #2537 on: June 16, 2022, 12:03:12 PM »
Whew! I thought my wish-listed book, Iain Gilchrist's two volume The Matter with Things, for $148 was steep!

And that book clocks in at 1500 pages, so you're paying a dollar a page, which is normally steep, but depending on how much you like the writer and his insights, it could be a value.  I just checked outside of Amazon on mine, and I'm glad I did, because the independent sellers there often price-gouge, and it looks like Abe Books has good quality paperback versions at much more reasonable prices.

ETA: wait, I think it would be a dime a page, not a dollar.  So that's almost a steal.

ETA again: Or is it ten dollars a page?  Why can't I do this math?
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Сколько раз я чуть не вывихивал разума, стараясь высмотреть малейший луч личного среди безличной тьмы по оба предела жизни.
 
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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #2538 on: June 16, 2022, 01:38:26 PM »
:lol: Yes, a dime per page. That's a pretty good value when you frame it like that
 

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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #2539 on: June 17, 2022, 05:08:20 PM »
David Copperfield. For the hundredth time. :)
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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #2540 on: June 20, 2022, 08:35:43 AM »
Just started Lonesome Dove
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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #2541 on: June 21, 2022, 09:33:08 PM »
Nonfiction: Teaching from Rest, A Homeschooler's Guide to Unshakable Peace by Sarah Mackenzie

Fiction: Drums Along the Mohawk by Walter D. Edmonds
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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #2542 on: June 28, 2022, 08:28:22 AM »
Roots, by Alex Haley. Kindle $1.99.
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"Make merry, and be glad: for this thy brother was dead, and is come to life again; he was lost, and is found."
 
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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #2543 on: June 29, 2022, 12:14:52 PM »
Blood Meridian or The Evening Redness In The West by Cormac McCarthy. I don't care for most modern fiction but McCarthy is outstanding.
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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #2544 on: July 17, 2022, 04:57:54 PM »
The Storm Before The Storm. The Beginning Of The End Of The Roman Republic by Mike Duncan
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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #2545 on: July 18, 2022, 02:31:39 PM »
Just started Lonesome Dove
I read that maybe over 40 years ago, but I recall that I wept because it was over.  My dad used to love chatting with McMurtry at his little bookshop in Georgetown, ages ago.   :coffee:
 
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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #2546 on: July 29, 2022, 10:25:59 AM »
Dem Days Was Hell: Slave Narratives collected by the Federal Writers' Project. The entire 31 volume series is .99, couldn't pass it up.
"Make merry, and be glad: for this thy brother was dead, and is come to life again; he was lost, and is found."
 

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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #2547 on: August 06, 2022, 06:09:14 AM »
Clouds of Glory. The Life and Legend of Robert E. Lee by Michael Korda
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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #2548 on: August 06, 2022, 09:36:32 AM »
Dem Days Was Hell: Slave Narratives collected by the Federal Writers' Project. The entire 31 volume series is .99, couldn't pass it up.

Try to find this one to balance the propaganda:

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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #2549 on: August 06, 2022, 11:04:15 AM »
Outside The Church There Is Positively No Salvation by Father Michael Mueller CSSR. Great read. From the late 1800's. Shows, once again, how Lefebvre was so consistent in doctrine, especially religious liberty.
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“If anyone is excommunicated it is not I, but the excommunicators.” - Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre
 
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