UnderGround Forums
 

BookGround >> What's your favorite book?


10/24/07 7:10 PM
Ignore | Quote | Vote Down | Vote Up
ocianain
Send Private Message Add Comment To Profile

Edited: 24-Oct-07 07:13 PM
Member Since: 02/05/2006
Posts: 1476
12/3/07 8:50 AM
Ignore | Quote | Vote Down | Vote Up
Kneeblock
75 The total sum of your votes up and votes down Send Private Message Add Comment To Profile

Edited: 03-Dec-07
Member Since: 01/01/2001
Posts: 8171

SIDDHARTHA by Hermann Hesse

NOTES FROM UNDERGROUND by Dostoyevsky

INVISIBLE MAN by Ralph Ellison

ENDERS GAME by Orson Scott Card

WHAT WE TALK ABOUT WHEN WE TALK ABOUT LOVE by Raymond Carver (short story collection)

1/10/08 12:22 AM
Ignore | Quote | Vote Down | Vote Up
jefft73
136 The total sum of your votes up and votes down Send Private Message Add Comment To Profile

Edited: 10-Jan-08
Member Since: 07/19/2002
Posts: 5125
Mine tend to change, but right now here are my 3: Kiss Me Judas by Will Christopher Baer Kings of Infinite Space by James Hynes Pale Horse Coming by Stephen Hunter. I read a ton of books so usually I go to the library, the above books were ones that I liked so much I had to buy for myself.
1/21/08 5:08 PM
Ignore | Quote | Vote Down | Vote Up
LittleJoeMama
88 The total sum of your votes up and votes down Send Private Message Add Comment To Profile

Edited: 21-Jan-08
Member Since: 01/01/2001
Posts: 1477
A Prayer for Owen Meany The Kite Runner The Stand Watership Down
1/24/08 9:37 PM
Ignore | Quote | Vote Down | Vote Up
savas
Send Private Message Add Comment To Profile

Edited: 24-Jan-08
Member Since: 01/01/2001
Posts: 7653
Lolita (Nabokov) The Moviegoer (Percy) A Handful of Dust (Waugh) Any collection of Wooster and Jeeves stories (Wodehouse)
1/24/08 11:33 PM
Ignore | Quote | Vote Down | Vote Up
padington
Send Private Message Add Comment To Profile

Edited: 24-Jan-08
Member Since: 07/29/2007
Posts: 18
LOL I have the funniest feeling that there are people comming to this thread wanting to list some of thier favouite books but are scared after reading some of these lists and thier "heftier" choices....
1/26/08 8:21 AM
Ignore | Quote | Vote Down | Vote Up
jefft73
136 The total sum of your votes up and votes down Send Private Message Add Comment To Profile

Edited: 26-Jan-08
Member Since: 07/19/2002
Posts: 5169
padington is probably right - no reason to be intimidated though IMO, you like what you like and shouldn't care what others think. *hides James Patterson book under shirt...*
2/19/08 12:24 PM
Ignore | Quote | Vote Down | Vote Up
ChiliDog
3 The total sum of your votes up and votes down Send Private Message Add Comment To Profile

Edited: 19-Feb-08
Member Since: 01/01/2001
Posts: 1181
Bird by Bird - Anne Lamott Chasing the Hawk - Andrew Sheehan Confessions of an Unlikely Bodybuilder - Samuel Fussell The Old man and the Sea - Hem Anything by Charles Bukowski Ask the Dust - John Fante Oh, the Places you'll go - Dr. Seuss (beats all success lit) The Alienist - Caleb Carr
4/6/08 2:55 AM
Ignore | Quote | Vote Down | Vote Up
quickfix
29 The total sum of your votes up and votes down Send Private Message Add Comment To Profile

Edited: Apr 6 2008 12:00A
Member Since: 5/26/06
Posts: 199
The Stand, The Good Earth, The Clan of the Cave Bear, The Great Gatsby, countless others.
4/7/08 11:24 AM
Ignore | Quote | Vote Down | Vote Up
Crazy Zimmerman
248 The total sum of your votes up and votes down Send Private Message Add Comment To Profile

Edited: Apr 7 2008 12:00A
Member Since: 1/1/01
Posts: 34302
"INVISIBLE MAN by Ralph Ellison"

Funny story about this book. My ex-gf had a bunch of books in her bookcase, and I came across this one. I honestly believed it was about the invisible man of the movies, about a guy who was truly invisible.

It only dawned on me when I was about 30 pages in that this wasn't that, lol
4/15/08 2:53 AM
Ignore | Quote | Vote Down | Vote Up
Chappie
84 The total sum of your votes up and votes down Send Private Message Add Comment To Profile

Edited: 05/17/09 3:13 AM
Member Since: 1/1/01
Posts: 1758
Brave New World, Walden and Atlas Shrugged are all books that caused me to question my beliefs on various issues. From a perspective of pure entertainment, I found the Last Opium Den to be pretty entertaining.
4/20/08 10:06 PM
Ignore | Quote | Vote Down | Vote Up
deepu
15 The total sum of your votes up and votes down Send Private Message Add Comment To Profile

Edited: Apr 20 2008 12:00A
Member Since: 1/1/01
Posts: 12069
Too many to list ... Zorba The Greek by Kazantzakis and Foucault's Pendulum by Eco are two classics that come to mind.

There are some great recommendations on this thread which I should read.
4/23/08 8:28 PM
Ignore | Quote | Vote Down | Vote Up
Q_Nine
2 The total sum of your votes up and votes down Send Private Message Add Comment To Profile

Edited: Apr 23 2008 12:00A
Member Since: 2/23/02
Posts: 2569
I could never pick just one...

A game of Thrones: George RR Martin (hell, Song of Ice and fire Trilogy is tops in my book)

Lucifer's Hammer: Larry Niven & Jerry P.

Ender's Game

A guilded chain: Dave Duncan (first three in series are great)

man, I could go on and on.
4/30/08 12:27 PM
Ignore | Quote | Vote Down | Vote Up
Isaac298
Send Private Message Add Comment To Profile

Edited: Apr 30 2008 12:00A
Member Since: 2/11/03
Posts: 11686
I've always loved reading the Giver.

Second goes to Hitchhikers guide and im finishing up Catch-22 right now. My type of humor
5/1/08 11:44 AM
Ignore | Quote | Vote Down | Vote Up
Faxon
Send Private Message Add Comment To Profile

Member Since: 10/21/05
Posts: 718
Magician by Raymond E Feist. I read it almost every year.
5/5/08 8:32 PM
Ignore | Quote | Vote Down | Vote Up
jpt123
Send Private Message Add Comment To Profile

Member Since: 11/29/06
Posts: 34
For whom the bell tolls, The Grapes of Wrath, Survivor (Chuck Pahlniuk)
5/5/08 8:33 PM
Ignore | Quote | Vote Down | Vote Up
jpt123
Send Private Message Add Comment To Profile

Member Since: 11/29/06
Posts: 35
shit and Ishmael
9/8/08 5:16 PM
Ignore | Quote | Vote Down | Vote Up
Wikipedia Brown
Send Private Message Add Comment To Profile

Member Since: 12/14/06
Posts: 54
Kane and Abel - Jeffrey Archer
The Vulture Fund - Stephen Frey
Executive Decision - Vince Flynn
10/10/08 1:53 PM
Ignore | Quote | Vote Down | Vote Up
von niten
34 The total sum of your votes up and votes down Send Private Message Add Comment To Profile

Member Since: 7/20/08
Posts: 59
 I'm slogging through some of your guys recommendations.  Keep up the good input.

Just finished Blood Meridian......deep.  I started reading it again immediately and couldn't believe some of the things I missed.

Totally forgot about Watership Down.  Loved that book as a kid.  I just gave my son "Me and Caleb" by Franklin Meyers.  Awesome.  They just finally reprinted it.  If you have kids 5-14 go buy this book and read it with them.
10/16/08 10:40 PM
Ignore | Quote | Vote Down | Vote Up
Deniability
Send Private Message Add Comment To Profile

Member Since: 10/12/08
Posts: 21
Battlefield Earth, I read it every winter.
11/3/08 5:16 PM
Ignore | Quote | Vote Down | Vote Up
Ponyboy
15 The total sum of your votes up and votes down Send Private Message Add Comment To Profile

Member Since: 1/1/01
Posts: 13079
11/27/08 5:27 PM
Ignore | Quote | Vote Down | Vote Up
nineteen
5 The total sum of your votes up and votes down Send Private Message Add Comment To Profile

Member Since: 10/20/06
Posts: 252
ttt
12/29/08 6:13 PM
Ignore | Quote | Vote Down | Vote Up
Hank Scorpio
2 The total sum of your votes up and votes down Send Private Message Add Comment To Profile

Member Since: 5/11/08
Posts: 96
Picture of Dorian Gray - Oscar Wilde
1/7/09 3:22 AM
Ignore | Quote | Vote Down | Vote Up
sourcheese
183 The total sum of your votes up and votes down Send Private Message Add Comment To Profile

Member Since: 1/1/01
Posts: 8396
gunslinger by steven king. first book is the only one that was really great in that series. What a dark and dying world with an amoral hero.

Other book would be Shogun by James Clavell. I read that I think 4 times in my life. first time when I was 13.

Another would be Dune. The entire series was amazing. What a book.
1/7/09 4:10 PM
Ignore | Quote | Vote Down | Vote Up
bassassasinjr
4 The total sum of your votes up and votes down Send Private Message Add Comment To Profile

Member Since: 12/21/08
Posts: 8
Lonesome Dove, bar none the best book and movie ever made.

Reply Post

You must log in to post a reply. Click here to login.