What book's on your nightstand now?

Discussion in 'The Book Rack' started by Vic303, Oct 10, 2004.

  1. mac66

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    Scarface and the Untouchable
    Al Capone, Eliot Ness, and the Battle for Chicago

    by Max Allan Collins

    The real story of Al Capone and Eliot Ness. Pretty interesting and quite a bit different than the movie and TV shows.
     
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    “Christus Vincit: Christ’s Triumph Over the Darkness of the Age” - an interview with Kazakhstan’s Catholic Bishop, Bishop Athanasius Schneider....the man speaks the truth.

    Also on my nightstand is the manual for my new G26 Gen 5


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    200 pages into The Sixth Patriarch's Dharma Jewel Platform Sutra.

    Cited as one of the best books in the world by The Lifetime Reading Plan started in the 1930s by Clifton Fadiman of the University of Chicago.

    Explanation
    . The Buddhist Text Translation Society in Northern CA did the translation from the Chinese. Each section is followed by a commentary by Tripiaka Master Hua. Helps me understand the differences between Buddhism and Christianity and how to reach the state of being Buddha.
     
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    History of the 14th Brooklyn (Civil War) about as old as this thread.
     
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    I always have two books available. One is in the car for when I am stuck somewhere. I started yesterday. An anthology of ten short stories in French by such people as Balzac and Voltaire. Should take me a while to go through it. I already chose the next car volume which will be the 1697 French version of Perrault Fairy Tales. A nice challenge because it will contain two tenses or moods which are used today only in official governmental speeches.

    The other book that will be the daily read is Tales from the Thousand and One Nights. About 400 pages to read.

    My sister is the purchaser of WW2 books and she gives them to me when she finishes them.
     
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    pike bishop finishes it...

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