Dancers Anonymous > Read any good books recently?

Discussion in 'Dancers Anonymous' started by tj, Feb 7, 2007.

  1. bordertangoman

    bordertangoman Well-Known Member

    Silk by Alessandro somebody
  2. delamusica

    delamusica Active Member

    The Maytrees by Annie Dillard. Her writing is just gorgeous.
  3. tj

    tj New Member

    I've been reading the third book in the Odd Thomas series by Dean Koontz.
  4. chachachacat

    chachachacat Well-Known Member

    Just finished the new Douglas Coupland, The Gum Thief. Jpod is very funny.
  5. fascination

    fascination Site Moderator Staff Member

    Empire Falls by Richard Russo...excellent!!!
  6. chachabelle

    chachabelle New Member

    "Women & Money" by Suze Ormon. Might get some hints so I can afford more dance lessons.
  7. Peaches

    Peaches Well-Known Member

    If you like Empire Falls, then try his earlier (first?) book The Risk Pool. Very similar, and yet so much better.
  8. Purr

    Purr Well-Known Member

    Another book of short stories by Pearl S. Buck
  9. bordertangoman

    bordertangoman Well-Known Member

    The QUiet girl by Peter Hoeg author of Mis Smilla's Feeling for Snow.

    Another gripping thriller burgeoning with rich imagery teetering on the magical
    and abound with the sounds of Copenhagen. Higherlyest recommended
  10. fascination

    fascination Site Moderator Staff Member bought me empire falls and he thought it was the best one...hmmm...will have to check it out
  11. Peaches

    Peaches Well-Known Member

    Hmmm... Well, they're both very good. Empire Falls, though, had too much of a "ripped from the headlines" feel about it for me.
  12. chachachacat

    chachachacat Well-Known Member

    Gods Behaving Badly, by Marie Phillips, about the Greek gods living in London today. Funny.
  13. Peaches

    Peaches Well-Known Member

    The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, by Jean-Dominique Bauby. Phenomenal. Absolutely stunning. Both funny and heart-wrenching...I was actually laughing on the train this morning, and alternately fighting not to cry.
  14. Twilight_Elena

    Twilight_Elena Well-Known Member

    Am in the process of reading Jane Austen's Emma, and I like it so far. :D
  15. Ithink

    Ithink Active Member

    Just finished Atonement - very good, very well-written, very sad.
  16. Beto

    Beto Active Member

    That's how I felt about the movie. Such a tragic ending for the lovers because of one horrible lie.
  17. Sabor

    Sabor New Member

    Life Of Pi .. i liked it

    Love In The Time Of Cholera .. well, i hope the movie is waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay better
  18. bordertangoman

    bordertangoman Well-Known Member

    Come to the end of The End the last of the "Unfortunate Events" by Lemony Snicket
    a deeply troubling book with moral ambiguity abound that the Happy Ending Feelgood Factory Churner-Outers at hollywood should read.
  19. Peaches

    Peaches Well-Known Member

    Ooooh, loved Life of Pi.
  20. Purr

    Purr Well-Known Member

    Finishing up Sons by Pearl S. Buck, the second volumne in The Good Earth trilogy...have already read A House Divided, which is the third...

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