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The NESSAholics Book Club
« on: November 27, 2011, 04:32:04 am »
Come all readers!

Vanessa Carlton's Read List
  • A Brief History of Time - Stephen Hawkings
  • Allegra Kent's Water Beauty Book - Allegra Kent*
  • America -Jean Baudrillard and Geoff Dyer
  • A Song of Ice and Fire Series - George R R Martin
  • Chain Letter Series - Christopher Pike
  • Eloise - Kay Thompson
  • Ender's Game - Orsen Scott Card
  • Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close - Jonathan Safran Foer*
  • Field Guide to Getting Lost - Rebecca Solnit
  • Fore! - Larry David
  • Georgia O'Keeffe - Georgia O'Keeffe
  • Goddesses, Whores, Wives, and Slaves: Women in Classical Antiquity - Sarah Pomeroy
  • Grey Gardens - Doug Wright
  • Habibi - Craig Thomson
  • Hill's Manual Of Social And Business Forms: A Guide To Correct Writing - Thomas Eddie Hill
  • Ideas On Design - Pentagram
  • Legends of the Fall - Jim Harrison
  • Madeline - Ludwig Bemelmans
  • Men and Gods - Rex Warner
  • Muzzling The Tiger - John W. Fay*
  • Native American Mythology - Hartley Burr Alexander
  • Once A Dancer - Allegra Kent
  • Plants of the Gods: Origins of Hallucinogenic Use - Richard Evans Shultes and Albert Hofmann
  • On Booze - F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Remember, Be Here Now - Ram Dass
  • Straw Hat Theater - Mickey Klar Marks
  • The Lonely Doll - Dare Wright
  • The Lord of the Rings Trilogy - J.R.R. Tolkien
  • The Marriage Plot - Jeff Eugenides
  • The Phantom Tollbooth - Norton Juster
  • The Power of Myth - Joseph Campbell with Bill Moyers
  • The Sea Has Wings - Franklin Russell
  • The Six Voyages of Pleasant Fieldmouse - Jan Wahl and Peter Parnall*
  • The Story of Babar - Jean de Brunhoff
  • The Way To Start A Day - Byrd Baylor and Peter Parnall*
  • The World We Used to Live In: Remembering the Powers of the Medicine Men - Vine Deloria Jr.
  • The Year of Magical Thinking - Joan Didione
  • Visions of Cody - Jack Kerouac
  • Waging Heavy Peace - Neil Young
  • Watership Down - Richard Adams
  • We Need To Talk About Kevin - Lionel Shriver
  • World Mythology: An Anthology of Great Myths and Epics (2nd Edition) - Donna Rosenberg

* not 100% sure whether V indeed read the book.

Thanks to sarab for helping me out!

If I left something out, comment!

To V: make a Goodreads account. You will surely love it. :D

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Re: The NESSAholics Book Club
« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2011, 08:16:40 am »
what about the Lord of the Rings trilogy?  She always refers to hobbits ("do you guys really not know what hobbits are?" and when the audience member said LOTR she said "thank you")  I'm sure she's the type to have read the books and not just seen the movies.  I can't remember what the proceeding book is called, the one about Bilbo Baggins (I think, I've never read it), but that one should be on there too!

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Re: The NESSAholics Book Club
« Reply #2 on: November 27, 2011, 08:55:46 am »
what about the Lord of the Rings trilogy?  She always refers to hobbits ("do you guys really not know what hobbits are?" and when the audience member said LOTR she said "thank you")  I'm sure she's the type to have read the books and not just seen the movies.  I can't remember what the proceeding book is called, the one about Bilbo Baggins (I think, I've never read it), but that one should be on there too!

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The Hobbit! And I agree about those being on the list as well.

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Re: The NESSAholics Book Club
« Reply #3 on: November 27, 2011, 11:31:55 am »
This is such a great idea, and also the autobiography of Allegra Kent, the dancer was mentioned.

The Larry David link doesn't seem to work for me either.

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Re: The NESSAholics Book Club
« Reply #4 on: November 27, 2011, 01:32:50 pm »
This is such a great idea, and also the autobiography of Allegra Kent, the dancer was mentioned.

The Larry David link doesn't seem to work for me either.
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Re: The NESSAholics Book Club
« Reply #5 on: November 28, 2011, 09:27:06 am »
Which one are we starting off with?
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Re: The NESSAholics Book Club
« Reply #6 on: November 29, 2011, 08:05:15 am »
AWESOME.

Could you please correct The Year of Magical Thinking? It says WYear and I got a huge peeve with typos. :D

Um there was that graphic novel... Habibi (one sec. Lemme Google it) Ok. It's by Craig Thomson.

It's technically a book.

So.
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Re: The NESSAholics Book Club
« Reply #7 on: November 29, 2011, 09:56:05 am »
I guess we should add the Game of Thrones series by George R R Martin.

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Re: The NESSAholics Book Club
« Reply #8 on: November 29, 2011, 10:29:32 am »
I guess we should add the Game of Thrones series by George R R Martin.
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Yes. Game of Thrones.
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« Reply #9 on: November 29, 2011, 10:34:09 am »
The series is called A Song of Ice and Fire, Game of Thrones is just the first book (and if you haven't read them, they are amazing and addictive and not happy at all)
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Re: The NESSAholics Book Club
« Reply #10 on: November 29, 2011, 01:29:43 pm »
Alleges Kent's autobiography was on Vanessa's Goodreads list, I believe.

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Re: The NESSAholics Book Club
« Reply #11 on: November 29, 2011, 07:59:19 pm »
What's the whole title of the  Kent biography? I can't seem to find the link..

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« Reply #12 on: December 01, 2011, 11:19:05 am »
Straw Hat Theater by Mickey Klar Marks

she tweeted about this one.

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Re: The NESSAholics Book Club
« Reply #13 on: December 01, 2011, 01:09:22 pm »
I haven't heard of the majority, but whenever everyone starts on the first book, I'll join in :)

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Re: The NESSAholics Book Club
« Reply #14 on: December 01, 2011, 01:11:59 pm »
Yeah, which one are we going to start first?