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What are you reading these days?
13 March 2019
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Just finished Maus by Art Spiegelman.  

Brilliant piece of art. paul-mccartney-thumb_gif Left me profoundly disturbed after the first time I binge-read it in about three hours before going to bed. Would not recommend that particular experience. a-hard-days-night-john-6

  

We're reading it in school. Most of the class is still on chapter 2 but I read it outside of class because that's just what I do. Very good book.

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I am currently reading My Appetite For Destruction: Sex & Drugs & Guns N' Roses by Steven Adler with Lawrence J. Spagnola.

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7 April 2019
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I am currently reading It's So Easy (And Other Lies) by Duff McKagan.

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Call Me Burroughs: a Life by Barry Miles (2013)

 

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Walt Disney: The Triumph of the American Imagination by Neal Gabler (2006)

 

Stuff Every American Should Know by Denise Kiernan and Joseph D'Agnese (2012)

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13 April 2019
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I'm reading David Byrne's How Music Works. 

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16 April 2019
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I am currently reading Last of the Giants: The True Story of Guns N' Roses by Mick Wall. 

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26 April 2019
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27 April 2019
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"Marx" by Peter Singer

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18 and Life on Skid Row by Sebastian Bach.

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15 May 2019
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Got "With A Little Help ", the Richey Starkey bio, from the library today, yay!

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A Thoroughly Unhelpful History of Australian Sport by Titus O'Reily.  

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Alan Clayson's biography of Lennon (part of a box set)

 

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Still writing the words to the sermon that no one will hear......

3 June 2019
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Reckless Road: Guns N' Roses and the Making of Appetite For Destruction by Marc Canter. 

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3 June 2019
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Finished the Ringo bio, pretty good, learned quite a few things (I didn't realize how frequently the songwriters dictated drum parts for him - or how he'd begun to resent it after a few years. 

Now begun "The Genius of Michael Jackson" by Steve Knopper.

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Kevin Sheedy: The Illustrated Autobiography by Kevin Sheedy.

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13 June 2019
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Von Bontee said
Got "With A Little Help ", the Richey Starkey bio, from the library today, yay!

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I enjoyed that one. For some reason the story about his house burning down struck me as very funny.

"A local television station sent its 'Action News' van to the scene to interview Ringo, who was identified in a graphic as 'Ringo Starr , Fire Victim.' Someone thought it was a good idea to accompany footage of the house aflame with 'It Don't Come Easy' playing in the background. 'The house went on fire,' Ringo told a reporter. 'That's exactly what happened. That's all we have to say, look at it! That's all, guys.' Comedian Chevy Chase, one of Ringo's neighbors, can be seen in the footage shaking his head as he walked away from the scene."

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14 June 2019
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Yeah, I quite enjoyed it, learned some stuff - as with the MJ book, which I finished a couple of days ago. 

Now continuing with the rockstar bios: Tony Fletcher's [Keith] "Moon: The Life and Death of a Rock Legend". This one's substantially longer than the previous two.

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Bridget Jones' Baby (the German translation), before that it was Ein Ganzes Halbes Jahr (aka Me Before You) as you can all tell, I am reading high-brow literature currently.

 

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I am reading Truths, Half Truths & Little White Lies by Nick Frost again because I started it last year but abandoned it so I am having another go at it. 

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