Books: what are you currently reading?

Michael R

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I watched Black Panther, or rather, tried to watch. I gave up after an hour. Too uninteresting to me.
 

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Went to the wayback machine. Last weekend read The Cardinal of the Kremlin

Started Clear and Present Danger. This message is on the first page:

Dad,
Merry Christmas '89
Love, Ric, Corey and Brenden

Me and my brothers.

Plan on going through the whole series minus Patriot Games and Hunt for Red October. Don't have those.
 

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Picked this up at Sam's Club yesterday:

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They were just setting them out. The lady said "not sure if they're supposed to go out today, there's no date on the box." Checked Amazon when I got home and the release date is set for Tuesday.
 

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Just finished Challenge For The Pacific by Robert Leckie. I enjoyed it a lot, makes me want to play Operation Watchtower.
 

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Have been reading and re-reading the Rules for Grognard simulation 'Death Ride Kursk', very good game IMHO.
 

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Hue by Mark Bowden, Thin Air by Richard Morgan, The Clown Service by Guy Adams and I’ve just finished rereading The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch.
 

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The Great War In The Air: Military Aviation from 1909 to 1921 by John H. Morrow, Jr.

 

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Just finished this short book. A German military historian wrote the book in German; this is an English translation. The book gives a high level discussion of the war in the east, not just 1941. Interestingly, the author points out some weaknesses of the Wehrmacht that contributed to losing the war.
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Currently reading "Rising Sun" by John Toland. I started in the middle and am now reading the section concerning the internal Japanese discussions with regard to surrender. The internal chaos was even worst than I thought.
 

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Matterhorn by Karl Marlantes. (just finished)

Makes for a good read on the Vietnam war.
 
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