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Re: Rifftrax Book Club
« Reply #30 on: November 26, 2007, 09:16:37 AM »
I'd just make you guys read Tristram Shandy if you let everyone pick a book, heh.

Fine by me, I love that book.

For real? I love it too but every time I tell someone to read it, they don't get it.  Troglodytes.
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Re: Rifftrax Book Club
« Reply #31 on: November 26, 2007, 09:19:37 AM »
I'd just make you guys read Tristram Shandy if you let everyone pick a book, heh.
Fine by me, I love that book.
For real? I love it too but every time I tell someone to read it, they don't get it.  Troglodytes.

Yes, for real; it's a spectacular achievement and created Metafiction before anyone else had even considered doing similar.

I still haven't seen the film. People tend to criticism it for as far as I can see, being true to the spirit of the book.

Oh and a book clun doesn't have to stick to fiction. How about this one:

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Re: Rifftrax Book Club
« Reply #32 on: November 26, 2007, 10:04:07 AM »
I'd just make you guys read Tristram Shandy if you let everyone pick a book, heh.

Fine by me, I love that book.

For real? I love it too but every time I tell someone to read it, they don't get it.  Troglodytes.

See, that is exactly why members should pick, so we all get to read books we wouldn't normally read!


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Re: Rifftrax Book Club
« Reply #33 on: November 26, 2007, 12:04:16 PM »
Oh and this is another suggestion I'd make:

In that edition.


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Re: Rifftrax Book Club
« Reply #34 on: November 26, 2007, 12:36:27 PM »
If we want really deep reading, Mein Kampf is pretty interesting (for some reason's Tripe's suggestion reminded me of that).
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Re: Rifftrax Book Club
« Reply #35 on: November 26, 2007, 12:37:26 PM »
Ooh I'll be passing on that one. :speechless:

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Re: Rifftrax Book Club
« Reply #36 on: November 26, 2007, 12:50:07 PM »
I vote in Ringworld for book-readins. Quite a nice book, especially for anyone who liked Halo...


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Re: Rifftrax Book Club
« Reply #37 on: November 26, 2007, 02:57:37 PM »
I tried to read Naked Lunch and all that damned lingo hurt my brain so bad I couldn't get through it. Now I have "Paris Hilton eye" on my left eyelid, just because of that book.


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Re: Rifftrax Book Club
« Reply #38 on: November 26, 2007, 05:41:45 PM »
Oh and this is another suggestion I'd make:

In that edition.

that would be a great one to read. i read that for my utopian spaces in eastern european literature class.


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Re: Rifftrax Book Club
« Reply #39 on: November 26, 2007, 07:19:41 PM »
It's a spectacular book and I mentioned it above another of his due to ease of availability, but I'd also say Heart of a Dog is worth reading too.


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Re: Rifftrax Book Club
« Reply #40 on: November 27, 2007, 01:57:02 PM »
I vote in Ringworld for book-readins. Quite a nice book, especially for anyone who liked Halo...

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Re: Rifftrax Book Club
« Reply #41 on: November 27, 2007, 05:15:35 PM »
i first thought of terry pratchett when ring world was mentioned but that would be disc world...ringworld is another good sci-fi setting, though i have only read one of the books quite a while ago...


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Re: Rifftrax Book Club
« Reply #42 on: November 27, 2007, 09:07:57 PM »
I'm getting bored just reading the TITLES of some of the books suggested so far.  I'm not suggesting we should read... I don't know, something out of the Sweet Valley High series or whatever, but can we please pick something that you don't have to be an English major just to understand the summary on the back of the book?

And just at random, I'm going to suggest Bram Stoker's Dracula.
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Re: Rifftrax Book Club
« Reply #43 on: November 28, 2007, 12:09:20 PM »
like that wasn't a boring book that an english major probably had to read, hehehe


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Re: Rifftrax Book Club
« Reply #44 on: November 28, 2007, 12:14:48 PM »
I like Stokers other works like The Jewel of Seven Stars or The Lair of the White Worm

After a little checking, both of which  are available from Project Gutenberg.