What are you reading at the moment?

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Re: What are you reading at the moment?

Post by Gangleri »

Alas, my condition nowadays is such that I cannot focus my mind into long bouts of reading. The summer doesn't make it any more easy. Thus I have only read something here, something there - nothing very throughly. The last book I read was Aki Cederberg's 'Pyhä Eurooppa' ('Sacred Europe'). I liked most of it.
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Re: What are you reading at the moment?

Post by Seferoth »

Just finished reading "Azazelin Avain" and now i am reading Apocrypha Lucifera.
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Re: What are you reading at the moment?

Post by Yinlong »

1. I've been studying Ukon Pakka book and of course the related Tarot deck (which is inspired by Kalevala). Since the deck is independent from Crowley etc. other existing decks, I hope it gives me inspiration to my numerological studies
2. Jodorowsky's Psychomagic. I'm not a "healer" type of personality, but I'm thinking can I try to be to small extent as a mental and spiritual exercise. I chose this book because it would be maybe most fitting to my personality and previous interests.
3. Umberto Eco - Semiotics and the Philosophy of Language. Sometimes it's good to read a bit more academic approaches to Symbolism etc. Also Umberto Eco makes me laugh while reading and humor is needed always.
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Re: What are you reading at the moment?

Post by Benemal »

I started The Magicians, by Lev Grossman, in need of some light entertainment, but the bar is set so high, that it's got to be genuinely good stuff. Magicians feels like if China Mieville wrote Harry Potter. I picked up a book about Sun Ra, a man I love, but have never read a book about him. There's a new collection of older writings by Nefastos. It's nice, I haven't read them in a long time. I recently read Wiliam Gibson's The Peripheral. Reading new sci-fi is very rare. I like old better, but Gibson's book was great, so something else by him soon, maybe Pattern Recognition, which I have. Rereading Iain M. Banks's The Hydrogen Sonata. Not as impressive as first time, but still one of my favorite novelists.
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