The 2nd "What are you reading now" thread

Shane Sheridan

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The one by Liam Cochrane?

There's an audiobook version with him reading it, it's very good.

There was a radio station playing a chapter or so every night on the graveyard timeslot.
I managed to catch it a number of nights, thanks to insomnia. Great listening.
Yep, that’s the one. Also found a podcast about it ‘Against the Odds’, not a whole lot added from the book, however there is an interview with one of the Pom divers that found the kids.
 

La Dispute

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Not far off completing Crime & Punishment, and it's probably one of the best books I've read. Great characters, great story, some really memorable scene. The psychological profiling of Raskolnokiv in particular is amazing.

Will probably end up reading it again at some stage.

Also reading Debunking Economics by Steve Keen in bursts.
 

FredLeDeux

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Halfway through Peter Singer’s Animal Liberation
Golly, gosh, that brings back some memories.

I remember a few nights in the back bar at Naughton's when he started throwing that stuff around, partly as a joke to impress all the good looking girls who used to hang off him, partly as a thought experiment - as young super-cool philosophy tutors were wont to do. :D
 

Dazza the Viking

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Just finished

Breakout by Paul Herron
When a superstorm hits Miami, Florida, All the Correctional Officers flee a maxim security prison, but one of them opens all the cell doors, a female officer is left behind who is on her first day. It’s a free for all as the prisoners start killing each other, they have to survive each other and the superstorm, a lot of violence as the body count stacks up

Main character is a an ex cop who murder the man who killed he’s pregnant wife, other characters are the female correctional officer, the ex cops cell mate, a prisoner who the ex cop planted evidence to get him arrested and convicted, a religious nut called Preacher who found he’s victims tasty, and a few rival gangs etc
 

Dazza the Viking

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Also read

The Jigsaw Man by Nadine Matheson
Main Character is a Female detective who starts investigating murders that become a Copy Cat of the serial killer who was dubbed the Jigsaw Man, the detective was almost a victim of the Jigsaw Man but was saved by her partner. She interviews the Jigsaw man to see if he knows anything about the murders, After a couple interviews he escapes, not happy someone’s trying to copy him and getting all the media attention

Two main characters are the female detective and the Jigsaw Man
 
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Amazing Racer

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The Wind Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami

Amazing book, loved it.
It's like entering into a weird dream, and all you can do is just go with it & experience the strangeness.
Big Murakami fan here. Loved Wind Up Bird, so many layers to it and I was hooked reading it. Will have to read it again
 

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