So I’ve just read Nineteen Eighty-Four…

I find it to be one of the best books I have ever read.

I found it so astonishingly graphic in the sense of the emotion Orwell pours into Smith, I wanted to keep reading after I finished it.

Then again the horror of the government and the logic they destroy and rebuild with absolute deception.

Please tell me your thoughts, go deeper.
what is this about again? i might have to read it just because ive heard so much good stuff about it
I read it for the second time about six months ago, very good book.
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**** Official OT Summer Book Club 2007 Request List ****

So heres how we’re gonna do this.

Last time we had everyone who was interested reccomend a book and then the mod drew from a hat to see which one it was that we were going to read. I think this time I want to keep it a bit more democratic so I am going to draw three random ones and then we’ll vote for a day on what we are going to read and then based on the length of the book we will decide on how long / how to break it up for discussion.

Please recommend the book in Title – Author format. thanks.
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Let’s attempt to List Every Book You’ve EVER Read

I think it would be cool to have a thread where we list books we’ve read, and as we remember them we can come back and edit our list. We can also help each other figure out the names of books if we just remember the story, and use each others list to help remember. Anyways I’m going to start my own list, I’m sure it will take a while to remember most of them. If you participate you should keep your list in one post, and use other posts for discussion and such.
Unsorted Brainstorming
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Book Reviews and Recommendations

I figured that I would start writing brief summaries/reviews on some of the books that I read in order that other people may find literature that interests them. I am not that well read, but I have been reading significant amounts as of late. Try and spare me criticism, especially since taste is obviously a personal matter. I will try and contribute reviews of books as I read them and go back to books I have already read, but it is all dependent upon time. Some will likely be longer than others. Feel free to contribute any thoughts on books or recommendations of books for me to read.
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What Are You Reading??? v.New

I just finished The Sun Also Rises by Hemingway
I just picked up for whom the bell tolls
I also wanted to get Haunted by that fight club guy
The Sun Also Rises was great.

Just finished Haunted. I only found it mediocore. Maybe I was expecting too much. Some of the short stories were really well done, but the overall connecting story did nothing for me.

Rereading Huxley’s Brave New World at the moment.
Boy’s Life by Robert R. McCammon

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