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What are you reading these days? 
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Currently, I am working on Programming JavaSript Applications and consider this topic very interesting. I read an article https://habr.com/en/post/440992/ that encouraged me to go deep into the subject and read technical literature. Having plunging more and more in programming I even reflected over changing my career (I have a sociology degree) or at least make it my new hobby. Apart from it, I enjoy reading classic novels by Somerset Maugham, Jack London, etc. for aesthetical purposes. I also think that science fiction is fascinating and often contain some real messages/predictions of what awaits us in the future.



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Just finished The French Photographer by Natasha Lester. Very enjoyable - tells a fictional tale of a woman photographer during World War II and the problems they encountered in being taken seriously. They weren't allowed to go to the front, needed permission to go to a war zone and had to wait for the male journalists to submit their copy at the end of the day before they could submit theirs. Based on true journalists from the time.


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I recently re-read 'Vida', Marge Piercy's novel about 1960s radicals. A much neglected writer these days.



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I have finished The black sheep. And now I bought a book from the charity shop. "james patterson olympics"


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I'm reading a very technical book. I just want to learn about this industry.

I purchased it after a quick chat with the writer. He recommended The Appraisal of Heavy Equipment. The writer is John Craughan someone with decades of experience in heavy machinery especially road and constructions. Apart from being knowledgeable he is very approachable. I might write an blog post about it on our academic writing blog and provide some insight about this. This book provides very good information for any absolute beginner who wants to get some industry exposure.


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Re-reading of War and Peace, hah.



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Can you give us a short summary of Rhonda Byrne The Secret Series Collection 4?


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I just finished reading "The Medusa Chronicles" by Stephen Baxter and Alastair Reynolds. It is a sequel or sorts to Arthur C. Clarke's novella, "A Meeting with Medusa."

I am currently looking for something new to read; doesn't have to be science fiction or even fiction, just interesting (no romance novels, please). Any sugsestions?


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Hey guys, sorry I lost touch with the forum again. So, how about that Trump, eh?



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