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Practically all of these are available on Kindle now of course. I should probably just rebuy there so as not to risk damaging the books...

(Correction: I should definitely buy the First World War commentary series in five volumes, or 3 volumes plus an epilogue plus the eastern front rather, and read those before going into his Second World War commentary.  >:D )
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Books & Reading / Re: What are we reading?
« Last post by Gusington on Today at 06:15:27 PM »
Finished Witching Hour today. Excellent. Picked up the 2nd and final books in the series too.

Rice is still writing too...going to pick up a newer book on Lestat and the first book in her new werewolf series.

Sheís close to 80 now and still writing!
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Books & Reading / Re: Protect your books
« Last post by Gusington on Today at 06:13:18 PM »
Stealing books?? Thatís no friend, friend.
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Awesome grab. I have a copy of Speerís Rise and Fall that used to be my grandmotherís. Inherited my love of books from her.
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Outstanding! I have and have read Churchill's 6-vol history of WWII, 4-vol hist of The English Speaking People and his Early Life, all at least two times, some more than that. I also have his two vol history of WWI but I have not read them. Churchill is a fantastic writer. No one makes history FUN to read like he does. It's like reading an adventure. You made out like a bandit.
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It makes me wonder what was on the shelves back on day one...


NO! -- that way lies madness.  :hide:
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Enigmas of the Mystical / Re: Halloween
« Last post by besilarius on Today at 10:04:01 AM »
A Norwegian horror short, Polaroid.

http://www.countgore.com/NewBlood.htm
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Enigmas of the Mystical / Re: More Pix For A Laugh
« Last post by Tpek on Today at 07:31:46 AM »
It's getting very difficult in the wine business to be distinctive.
Anything to stand up in a crowd.

When you remove all the non-Kosher parts from Wine to get Kosher Wine, this is the result. :P

wut the hell is unkosher-ish in wine?

The wine was named 4Skins or such, so removing the foreskin (circumcision) would "make it kosher". :P

Joke aside, according to the dietary laws in Judaism a wine has to be made with certain standards and made by Jews for it to be considered Kosher.
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Books & Reading / Re: Protect your books
« Last post by airboy on Today at 07:27:20 AM »
What I feared the most was Sister Bernadette's wooden ruler.  What did I know?

https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/protect-your-library-the-medieval-way-with-horrifying-book-curses

I've seen modern book plates (modern meaning printed in the last 100 years) that called down woe on someone borrowing a book and not returning it.

Remember, only your friends steal your books.
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Books & Reading / Protect your books
« Last post by besilarius on Today at 07:25:08 AM »
What I feared the most was Sister Bernadette's wooden ruler.  What did I know?

https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/protect-your-library-the-medieval-way-with-horrifying-book-curses
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