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The Finer Things Book Club - who's up for Phil's new book?

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Re: OT: The Finer Things Book Club - accepting applications 

Post#91 » by EArl » Sat Jan 19, 2013 12:30 am

Okay i found the top two books and send the PDF's to the Mods.
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Re: The Finer Things Book Club - vote - tugs/mjba/speedlot 

Post#92 » by dockingsched » Sat Jan 19, 2013 1:53 am

need 3 more people so we can wrap this up.

deadline will be end of feb. if everyone finishes before that, we'll obviously we don't need to keep waiting. we can of course keep discussing as we read, but need to be very careful with spoilers and such
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Re: The Finer Things Book Club - vote - tugs/mjba/speedlot 

Post#93 » by Doormatt » Sat Jan 19, 2013 2:11 am

Are we going to discuss it in here or in a different thread or what.
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Re: The Finer Things Book Club - vote - tugs/mjba/speedlot 

Post#94 » by Speedlot » Sat Jan 19, 2013 8:27 am

Here are the votes so far:
eablin: 1)Heart of Darkness 2)Under the dome
Door: 1)Heart of Darkness 2)Notes from the underground
Slav: 1)Notes from the underground 2) Heart of Darkness
Dub81: 1)The four agreements 2)Heart of darkness
Tycobb: 1)Notes from the underground 2) The four agreements
Dock: 1)Heart of Darkness 2)The Big Sleep
Miggs: 1) Notes from the Underground 2) Heart of Darkness
Tugs: 1) 2)
Mjba: 1) 2)
FatherT: 1)Under The Dome 2) The Big Sleep
Speedlot: 1) Heart of d=Darkness2) The Unwanted

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Re: OT: The Finer Things Book Club - accepting applications 

Post#95 » by EArl » Sat Jan 19, 2013 9:22 am

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Cat's Cradle - Kurt Vonnegut - 0 votes
Lolita - Nabokov - 0 votes
Heart of Darkness - Conrad - 7 votes
The Book of Basketball - Bill Simmons - 0 votes
A Hunger Artist - Franz Kafka - 0 votes
Notes from the Underground - Fyodor Dostoyevsky - 4 votes
The Big Sleep (Mystery) - Raymond Chandler - 2 votes
Sacred Hoops - Spiritual Lessons of a Hardwood Warrior by Phil Jackson - 0 votes
The four agreements - Don Miguel Ruiz - 2 votes
Under The Dome - Stephen King - 2 votes
Lost Boys - James Garbarino (nonfiction) - 0 votes
The Unwanted -???? - 1 votes


Remember you get two votes: (one can be for your own book, the other can't.

Here are the votes so far:
eablin: 1)Heart of Darkness 2)Under the dome
Door: 1)Heart of Darkness 2)Notes from the underground
Slav: 1)Notes from the underground 2) Heart of Darkness
Dub81: 1)The four agreements 2)Heart of darkness
Tycobb: 1)Notes from the underground 2) The four agreements
Dock: 1)Heart of Darkness 2)The Big Sleep
Miggs: 1) Notes from the Underground 2) Heart of Darkness
Tugs: 1) 2)
Mjba: 1) 2)
FatherT: 1)Under The Dome 2) The Big Sleep
Speedlot: 1)Heart Of Darkness 2)The unwanted
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Re: The Finer Things Book Club - vote - tugs/mjba/speedlot 

Post#96 » by Speedlot » Sat Jan 19, 2013 9:26 am

The Unwanted
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http://www.amazon.com/The-Unwanted-A-Me ... 0316284610

Something I liked when I was younger.
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Re: OT: The Finer Things Book Club - accepting applications 

Post#97 » by tugs » Sat Jan 19, 2013 9:51 am

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Cat's Cradle - Kurt Vonnegut - 0 votes
Lolita - Nabokov - 0 votes
Heart of Darkness - Conrad - 8 votes
The Book of Basketball - Bill Simmons - 0 votes
A Hunger Artist - Franz Kafka - 0 votes
Notes from the Underground - Fyodor Dostoyevsky - 5 votes
The Big Sleep (Mystery) - Raymond Chandler - 2 votes
Sacred Hoops - Spiritual Lessons of a Hardwood Warrior by Phil Jackson - 0 votes
The four agreements - Don Miguel Ruiz - 2 votes
Under The Dome - Stephen King - 2 votes
Lost Boys - James Garbarino (nonfiction) - 0 votes
The Unwanted -???? - 1 votes


Remember you get two votes: (one can be for your own book, the other can't.

Here are the votes so far:
eablin: 1)Heart of Darkness 2)Under the dome
Door: 1)Heart of Darkness 2)Notes from the underground
Slav: 1)Notes from the underground 2) Heart of Darkness
Dub81: 1)The four agreements 2)Heart of darkness
Tycobb: 1)Notes from the underground 2) The four agreements
Dock: 1)Heart of Darkness 2)The Big Sleep
Miggs: 1) Notes from the Underground 2) Heart of Darkness
Tugs: 1)Notes from the Underground 2)Heart of Darkness
Mjba: 1) 2)
FatherT: 1)Under The Dome 2) The Big Sleep
Speedlot: 1)Heart Of Darkness 2)The unwanted


PDF please.

I suggest the next books to be the ones ranked 3rd and 4th.
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Re: The Finer Things Book Club - vote - tugs/mjba/speedlot 

Post#98 » by dub81 » Sat Jan 19, 2013 12:08 pm

what's the next step now?

when does the voting ends??
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Re: The Finer Things Book Club - vote - tugs/mjba/speedlot 

Post#99 » by dockingsched » Sat Jan 19, 2013 3:45 pm

voting is pretty much over, with one voter left and heart of darkness wnning by 3, its time to call it.
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Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading Heart of Darkne 

Post#100 » by dub81 » Sat Jan 19, 2013 4:37 pm

So it's official? Heart of darkness??

If so i'm about to order it on the ipad...

So we should at the very lest have a month to read the book. I'm a full time student plus I'm in the military so the only time I have to really read it is during lunch and before I hit the sack at night.
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Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading Heart of Darkne 

Post#101 » by EArl » Sat Jan 19, 2013 6:06 pm

I say we start and doc makes the deadline. Also post discussion in this page in spoilers
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Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading Heart of Darkne 

Post#102 » by dockingsched » Sat Jan 19, 2013 6:28 pm

yeah, its officially heart of darkness.

deadline will be end of February. of course if we all finish ahead of time we don't have to wait.

and yeah, if you want to discuss the book as you read it, spoiler precautions will be needed. i'll post details in the OP later on.
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Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading Heart of Darkne 

Post#103 » by miggs » Sat Jan 19, 2013 6:44 pm

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Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading Heart of Darkne 

Post#104 » by dockingsched » Sun Jan 20, 2013 12:56 am

OP updated with basic info. if anyone has trouble getting the book, please post!! hopefully mine comes in by tuesday.
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Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading Heart of Darkne 

Post#105 » by Speedlot » Sun Jan 20, 2013 6:06 am

Just got this on my tablet. Ggoogog
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Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading Heart of Darkne 

Post#106 » by Speedlot » Sun Jan 20, 2013 6:07 am

dub81 wrote:So it's official? Heart of darkness??

If so i'm about to order it on the ipad...

So we should at the very lest have a month to read the book. I'm a full time student plus I'm in the military so the only time I have to really read it is during lunch and before I hit the sack at night.

It's 70 pages :0 OF hell on earth reading.
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Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading Heart of Darkne 

Post#107 » by Father Time » Sun Jan 20, 2013 6:23 am

Where can i find the cliff notes version?
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Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading Heart of Darkne 

Post#108 » by eseigs » Sun Jan 20, 2013 7:22 am

Father Time wrote:Where can i find the cliff notes version?

http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/heart/

I remember reading this book in high school and using the spark notes as a supplement. The book was good nonetheless!
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Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading Heart of Darkne 

Post#109 » by theFRANCHISE » Sun Jan 20, 2013 8:03 am

heart of darkness? I think I read this in high school!
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Re: The Finer Things Book Club - now reading Heart of Darkne 

Post#110 » by theFRANCHISE » Sun Jan 20, 2013 8:24 am

heart of darkness? I think I read this in high school!
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