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Tyburn
05-01-2010, 12:57 PM
:laugh: I dont do much reading, so I dont have that many books

Top Shelf

NIV Holy Bible pocket gift edition
Mere Christianity byCSLewis
The Shack by WM Paul Young
The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova
Made In America By Matt Hughes/Michael Malice
Never: Jens Pulver and the Wednesday Group that will change the World by Timothy J McKinnon
Title Shot: into the Sharks tank of Mixed Martial Arts by Kelly Crigger
Little Evil: One Ultimate Fighters Rise To The Top by Jens Pulver/Erich Krauss
A Fighters Heart by Sam Sheridan

Second Shelf

NIV Holy Bible with Bible Guide
The Qu'Ran (English Translation)
A Sicilian Romance by Ann Radcliffe
Nemesis by Shaun Hutson
Hybrid by Shaun Hutson
Dying Words by Shaun Hutson
Blood and Gold by Anne Rice
Still Waters by Jack Dickson
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
The Butterfly Boy by Richard Cawley
The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin
Left Behind by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B Jenkins
Muhammad, His Life based on the earliest Sources, by Martin Lings

Old Saint Paul's by Ainsworth, Published in the late 1800s!!!

Dracula by Bram Stoker
Violin by Anne Rice
Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robery Louis Stevenson
Warriors and Outlaws by John R Gordon
Air from other planets by Andrew Clements
An Introduction to Political Philosophy by Jonathan Wolff

Omnibus: Erebus and Victims, by Shaun Hutson

Thats half the books..I'll tell you the rest when I get back from work :w00t:

J.B.
05-01-2010, 01:11 PM
The Bible
Made in America - Matt Hughes
Rebound - The Odyssey of Michael Jordan
The Art of War - Sun Tzu
Modern Recording Techniques - David Miles Huber
The O'Reilly Factor - Bill O'Reilly
Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time

VCURamFan
05-01-2010, 04:25 PM
I have a large bookcase behind me with a ton of books on it, which means I'm too lazy to write all those down. Here's the list of books that I keep right next to me on my desk:

Bible (ESV)
Disciplines of a Godly Man
Small leather journal I use for taking notes in jits class
Work-out log book
Blood in the Cage
A Fighter's Heart (signed by Pat Miletich & Jens Pulver)
Made in America (signed by Matt Hughes & Micheal Malice)

Tyburn
05-01-2010, 04:59 PM
okay...i'm back now :laugh:

Third Shelf

Lita, a Less Traveled Road, The Reality of Amy Dumas by Amy Dumas/Michael Krugman
Star Trek Movie Memories, the Inside Story of the Classic Movies by William Shatner
Inside the Asylum, Why the United Nations and Old Europe are Worse then you think, by Jed Babbin (Former Deputy Undersecretary of Defence)
The Collected works of Saint John of The Cross (Translated by Kieran Kavanaugh and Otilio Rodriguez
Reasoning from the Scriptures with Catholics by Ron Rhodes
Living by The Book by Howard G Hendricks and William D Hendricks
Reasoning from the Scriptures with Muslims by Ron Rhodes
Meditations on First Philosophy with selections from the objections and replies by Rene Descartes
Breakfast with GOD by Duncan banks
Inside the United Nations, a critical look at the UN by Steve Bonta
Reasoning from the Scriptures with Masons by Ron Rhodes
Ethics, discovering Right and Wrong by Louis P Pojman
Primary Colours, a Novel of Politics, by Anonymous :laugh:
The Search for Significance by Robert S McGee
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
Mister God, this is Anna by Fynn
Emotional Intelligence, why it can matter more the IQ by Daniel Goleman
Life (Bible study book)
Tribulation Force by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B Jenkins
The Guardians by Richard Austin
Plays Unpleasant by Bernard Shaw
Imzadi by Peter David
The Rock Says by Dwayne Johnson/Joe Layden
Selected Poems by William Blake
The Dream Giver by Bruce Wilkinson
Postmodernism, Reason and Religion by Ernest Gellner

Bottom Shelf

Celtic Prayers to Guard and Guide you
Seven Words for The Twentyfirst Century Edited by Canon Edmund Newell
Gothic Short Stories by David Blair
Myths and Legends retold by Anthony Horowitz
Selected Tales by Edgar Allan Poe
Attrition by Simon Lovat
Obsessions by Joseph Mills
I told you I was sick, a Grave book of Curious Epitaphs by Nigel Rees
Raise the Titanic by Clive Cussler
The Stone Cold Truth by Steve Austin/Jim Ross/Dennis Brent
The Mammoth book of Vampires edited by Stephen Jones
I'm Next, the strange journey of Americas most unlikely superhero Bill Goldberg/Steve Goldberg
Its True, Its True by Kurt Angle
Painted Labyrinth, the world of the Lindisfarne Gospels by Lay Canon Michelle P Brown
Yorkshire Monasteries, Cloister, land and People by Bernard Jennings
Wrestling Hero and Villains by Robert Picarello
How To Read A Church by Richard Taylor
Exist to Inspire, The Hardy Boyz by Matt Hardy/Jeff Hardy/Michael Krugman
Firebird by Michael Asher
On Edge by Adam Copeland
Making The Game, Triple H's Approach to a better body
Censored, the story of film censorship in Britain by Tom Dewe Mathews
Broken Harts, the life and death of Owen Hart by Martha Hart/Eric Francis
Out of Bounds, Sports, Media, and the politics of identity edited by Aaron Baker and Todd Boyd
The Death of WCW by R D Reynolds and Bryan Alvarez
Bret Hart by Bret Hart/Perry lefko
Film Review the 56th edition by James Cameron Wilson

Box of Tomes

Chicago Pocket Pilot map
Washington DC Streetwise map
Quad Cities Iowa/Illinois Warren Map
Wunnenbergs Metro East Area Map Illinois/Missouri
Harrogate District Street Map
Parkers Street plan of Harrogate map
Cinema year by year 1894 to 2005
The Body Atlas, a pictorial guide to the Human Body
Encyclopedic Atlas of The World
Journal 1996
Journal 1997
Journal 1998
Journal 1999
Journal 2000
Journal 2001
Journal 2002
Journal 2003
Journal 2004
Journal 2005
Journal 2006
Journal 2007
Journal 2008
Journal 2009
Journal 2010
KJV Holy Bible
Address Book A
Address Book B
Travel Notes and Quotes Journal 199-present
First Spiritual Diary 4th December 2000 to 2nd January 2004
Second Spiritual Journal 19th February 2004-present day
Pictorial Bible Atlas by J Catling Allen
Record of Achievement Book A
Record of Achievement Book B
LSST Record Book
Story Board File
Mysteries Poetry Book
ACTS of Aggression, Professional Wrestling, Cinematic Horror and The Violence Seeking Impulse
The Primrose Path Report
Legacy, Christmas Story project
Short Story File

Racking

includes my four and a half years subscription to Fighters Only Magazine, afew really old Wrestling Magazines, and the United Christian Broadcast Word Of The Day Booklets for 2003 along with three Alpha Course manuals, and the following service sheets:

Evensong with the Institution and Installation of The Reverend Lucy Clare Winkett MA BD ARCM into A Residentiary Canonry as Precentor The Fifth of October 2003
Messe De Requiem Faure, The Commemoration of the Faithful Departed, All Souls Day, 3rd November 2003
National Police Memorial Day Service, 3rd October 2004
Choral Evensong attended by the Worshipful Company of Musicians, 1st October 2003
The Saint Paul's Schools' John Colet Day, the Annual service of thanksgiving and dedication in honour of the founder. 9th October 2003
Funeral Service of David Alwyn Gore-Booth, KCMG, KCVO, 9th November 2004
Evensong Attended by The Lord Mayor of London, The Lord Mayor of Westminster and the Mayors of the London Boroughs 28th June 2004
Epiphanytide procession 18th January 2004
Evensong Attended by Members of the most distinguished order of saint michael and saint george 29th September 2003
A Child of Our Time, Michael Tippett Concert 30th January 2005
Advent Carol Service, 30th November 2003
Messe De Requiem Anerio The commemoration of the faithful departed, all souls day 2nd November 2004
The Office of Vespers for The Week of Prayer For Christian Unity, sung by The Choir of Westminster Cathedral in Saint Paul's Cathedral 23rd January 2004
Confirmation 1st November 2003
Evensong and sermon attended by the Middlesex county association and London Diocesan Guild of church Bell Ringers 11th October 2003
Australia and New Zealand Celebration Service 1st February 2004
A service of Remembrance: Iraq 2003. 10th October 2003
Thanksgiving Day Service for the American Community in London 25th November 2004
A service of thanksgiving for church and community on the occasion of the 1400th anniversary of the diocese of London 15th October 2004
A Service of Celebration and dedication in Saint Pauls Cathedral for The Most Excellent Order of The British Empire 26th May 2004
The Lord Mayors Show 2004 Guide
A Service of Remembrance: Tsunami 2004 11th May 2005
Verdi Requiem Concert
Choral Evensong in honour of the donors to the saint pauls cathedral 300th anniversary appeal 1st June 2005
Sergi Chepik Paintings guide
A Service of commemoration and dedication for The most distinguished order of saint michael and saint george 6th july 2004
Saint Pauls Cathedral official guide book
Saint Pauls cathedral annual report 1999
Saint Pauls Cathedral annua; report 2000
Saint Pauls Cathedral Annual Report 2001
Saint Pauls Cathedral Annual report 2003

Dethbob
05-01-2010, 05:10 PM
I’m not at home right now, but here’s a few off the top of my head:

Jeff Cooper’s ‘Fireworks’
The Meditations of Marcus Araelius
Slavomir Rowizk ‘The Long Walk’
Umberto Eco ‘The Name of the Rose’
Sun Tzu
The Green Hills of Africa

rockdawg21
05-01-2010, 06:03 PM
I have hundreds of books because I sell library books, but as for my personal stuff, you'll have to wait until I get back to Texas in July to post them. In Missouri, I have:


The Complete MBA for Dummies
Strategic Planning for Dummies
Accounting for Dummies
Reading Financial Reports for Dummies
Who, Me? Family Business Succession. A Practical Guide for the Next Generation.
Tagalog (Pilipino) Tagalog-English/English-Tagalog Standard Dictionary


Off the top of my head, I can think of a few in Texas:

Awaken the Giant Within
How to Make Money in Stocks
Hug Your Customers
Selling 101
The Purpose Driven Life
Filipino Homestyle Dishes
Filipino Cuisine
Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap... and Others Don't
The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership
Leadership 101
Attitude 101
Mentoring 101
Relationships 101
Ethics 101
Equipping 101
Success 101
Power of Positive Thinking


I don't read for pleasure (because I don't think reading is pleasurable), but for educational purposes only. Well, I guess it's fair to say that I find education as pleasurable. :)

MattHughesRocks
05-02-2010, 05:07 AM
Dave, you out booked everyone.Why am I not surprised? :laugh:

J.B.
05-02-2010, 07:29 AM
Dave, you out booked everyone.Why am I not surprised? :laugh:

I have lots of books....but Dave's bookshelf seems to be never-ending! :laugh:

Play The Man
05-02-2010, 09:02 AM
Dave, you out booked everyone.Why am I not surprised? :laugh:

I contest Tyburn's dominance. I have never counted my books but they are past the hundreds and in the thousands. All the bookshelves in my library are full; some shelves are packed 2 books deep. The books have overflowed out of the library and now also fill a hall closet, my bedroom closet shelves, utility room cabinets and several kitchen cabinets. I used to also rent a $300/month self-storage unit to keep books. At one time I also subscribed to over a dozen magazine and journal subscriptions but I had to cut it down after my wife complained.

I am sorry Tyburn but I can't type out all the books. If you narrowed it down to a specific subject, I might be able to give you some titles.

Play The Man
05-02-2010, 10:02 AM
I have hundreds of books because I sell library books, but as for my personal stuff, you'll have to wait until I get back to Texas in July to post them. In Missouri, I have:


The Complete MBA for Dummies
Strategic Planning for Dummies
Accounting for Dummies
Reading Financial Reports for Dummies
Who, Me? Family Business Succession. A Practical Guide for the Next Generation.
Tagalog (Pilipino) Tagalog-English/English-Tagalog Standard Dictionary


Off the top of my head, I can think of a few in Texas:

Awaken the Giant Within
How to Make Money in Stocks
Hug Your Customers
Selling 101
The Purpose Driven Life
Filipino Homestyle Dishes
Filipino Cuisine
Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap... and Others Don't
The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership
Leadership 101
Attitude 101
Mentoring 101
Relationships 101
Ethics 101
Equipping 101
Success 101
Power of Positive Thinking


I don't read for pleasure (because I don't think reading is pleasurable), but for educational purposes only. Well, I guess it's fair to say that I find education as pleasurable. :)

You seem to like "101" books.:laugh:

Play The Man
05-02-2010, 10:06 AM
Primary Colours, a Novel of Politics, by Anonymous :laugh:



Anonymous was Joe Klein.

Tyburn
05-02-2010, 12:08 PM
Dave, you out booked everyone.Why am I not surprised? :laugh:

but thats like...the entireity of them...I downsized a lot last year when I sold a tonne at the carboot last year :ashamed:

rockdawg21
05-02-2010, 05:48 PM
You seem to like "101" books.:laugh:
Yeah, I like those small books that can be read entirely in 1-2 hours. I read each of them once a year. It's a great way to stay sharp as well as learn new ideas.

Play The Man
05-03-2010, 08:43 AM
The past few books that I have read are:

Not With A Bang But A Whimper by Theodore Dalrymple
Lights Out by Mark Steyn (Autographed copy)
The Dumbest Generation by Mark Bauerlein
The 5 Big Lies About American Business by Michael Medved (Autographed Copy)
Counterfeit Gods by Timothy Keller
The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling

Next up is: The New Vichy Syndrome by Theodore Dalrymple

Spiritwalker
05-03-2010, 05:41 PM
Watership Down - Richard Adams
Made In Amercia - Matt Hughes
The Anita Blake Vampire Hunter series - Laurell K. Hamilton
The Mother Tounge --English and how it got that way
Burn Down the Night - Craig Street (sp?)
The Incarnations of Imortalility - Peirs Anthony
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: Theory and Technique Renzo and Royler Gracie
Karate-Do: My Way of Life - Gichin Funakosh
Bubshi - English translation by Patrick McCarthy
Bubishi: The Classic Manual of Combat by Patrick McCarthy
The Western Bubshi - Rand Cardwell
Pressure Point Striking - Don't remember right off the top
Essential Anatomy: For Healing and Martial Arts - Marc Tedeschi
Just about everything by Stephen King
A bunch of Dean Koontz
No One Here Get's Out Alive Jerry Hopkins and Danny Sugerman
Burn Down The Night -
The complete Anne Rice Vampire Chronicles.

My most prized book..

Ryu-Te No Michi: The Way of Ryu Kyu Hands by Taika Seiyu Oyata

I have many many many books.. my collection of martails arts books, manuals and history is growning by leaps and bounds..

My computer books I mainly use as reference material lately.

flo
05-03-2010, 07:31 PM
PTM, how did you like Lights Out? I just love Mark Steyn.


Spirit - I see you are also a fan of the Mother Tongue! Isn't it just a wonderful book? I recommended it on the "Speaking English" thread when it was getting a little contentious. :)

flo
05-03-2010, 07:35 PM
Would you recommend No One Here Gets Out Alive? I was never much of a Doors/Jim Morrison fan but like good biographies from that era.

Spiritwalker
05-03-2010, 07:42 PM
Would you recommend No One Here Gets Out Alive? I was never much of a Doors/Jim Morrison fan but like good biographies from that era.

For Factual Information... No Way. It's a GREAT read.. and alot of true stuff.. but WAY sensationalized..


Break on Through: The Life and Death of Jim Morrison by James Riordan and Jerry Prochnicky is GREAT though.. a little dry in some areas..

My Favorite is Riders on the Storm: My Life with Jim Morrison and the Doors by John Densmore - it "feels" honest.

The Mother Tounge.. GREAT book!!!!!!!

flo
05-03-2010, 08:07 PM
Sensationalized sounds good. :) I'll give it a read!

BamaGrits84
05-03-2010, 09:58 PM
My Bible, Made in America, How to make your kids mind without losing yours, Yada Yada Prayer Group series, art book from school, 1001 Bug jokes (it's my son's), passion of the Christ, Purpose Driven Life, fat counter. I think that's all that I actually have out right now.

Play The Man
05-04-2010, 01:57 AM
PTM, how did you like Lights Out? I just love Mark Steyn.


Spirit - I see you are also a fan of the Mother Tongue! Isn't it just a wonderful book? I recommended it on the "Speaking English" thread when it was getting a little contentious. :)

I liked it. It is a collection of essays by Steyn published concerning his run-in with the Canadian kangaroo court. It was scary to see how limited the right to free speech is in Canada. It made me appreciate our First Amendment.

Back when Steyn was fighting his legal battle, I bought The Face Of The Tiger, From Head To Toe, and Passing Parade (all with autographs) from his on-line store. I figured supporting him with my dollars was a sign of support. His legal bills were reportedly in the six figures.

Of course, I already had America Alone (autographed from his shop). If you can only read one Steyn book, that is the book to get.

Flo, have you ever read Theodore Dalrymple? If you like Steyn, you will like Dalrymple.

VCURamFan
05-04-2010, 03:33 AM
The shelves on my big bookcase are broken down by topic:

Shelf 1 - Movies
Shelf 2 - TV Shows/MMA
Shelves 3 & 4 - Harvard Classics: Five Foot Shelf of Books
Shelf 5 - Bible/Theology
Shelf 6 - Philosophy
Shelf 7 - Fiction

If anyone wants a full write up of any of these shelves, lemme know & I'll try to throw it together in my spare time.

flo
05-04-2010, 03:41 AM
I liked it. It is a collection of essays by Steyn published concerning his run-in with the Canadian kangaroo court. It was scary to see how limited the right to free speech is in Canada. It made me appreciate our First Amendment.

Back when Steyn was fighting his legal battle, I bought The Face Of The Tiger, From Head To Toe, and Passing Parade (all with autographs) from his on-line store. I figured supporting him with my dollars was a sign of support. His legal bills were reportedly in the six figures.

Of course, I already had America Alone (autographed from his shop). If you can only read one Steyn book, that is the book to get.

Flo, have you ever read Theodore Dalrymple? If you like Steyn, you will like Dalrymple.
I'll start with America Alone then. I agree, buying his books was great support, I wish I had done the same.
I have read and article or two by Dalrymple in The Spectator; I'll be sure to do that more often.

So many good writers, so little time. :)

Play The Man
05-04-2010, 09:47 AM
The shelves on my big bookcase are broken down by topic:

Shelf 1 - Movies
Shelf 2 - TV Shows/MMA
Shelves 3 & 4 - Harvard Classics: Five Foot Shelf of Books
Shelf 5 - Bible/Theology
Shelf 6 - Philosophy
Shelf 7 - Fiction

If anyone wants a full write up of any of these shelves, lemme know & I'll try to throw it together in my spare time.

Thanks a lot VCURamFan! Because of you I broke the 10th Commandment. I am coveting those Harvard Classics:jumping0047:

Play The Man
05-04-2010, 09:50 AM
I'll start with America Alone then. I agree, buying his books was great support, I wish I had done the same.
I have read and article or two by Dalrymple in The Spectator; I'll be sure to do that more often.

So many good writers, so little time. :)

When reading Dalrymple, I would start off with:

http://www.centralbookservices.com.au/images/bestseller/Our%20Culture.jpg

VCURamFan
05-04-2010, 12:25 PM
Thanks a lot VCURamFan! Because of you I broke the 10th Commandment. I am coveting those Harvard Classics:jumping0047:
Hahaha, glad I could help out. :laugh:

Shoots like a girl
05-04-2010, 03:50 PM
I love vampire books, I collect them. Actually my office is decorated in the Twilight theme. My book shelves in my office are filled with vampire books Ive collected.

Some are:
*Twilight series- Stephenie Meyer
* Marked series-PC Cast
*Vampire Chronicles- Anne Rice
*Black Dagger Brotherhood series-JR Ward(my personal favorite)

But my shelves are not limited to vampires, I also have:

*Made in America-Matt Hughes
*Got fight?-Forrest Griffin
*Becoming the Natural-Randy Couture
*My fighting life, ICEMAN-Chuck Liddell
*Life is good-Mick Foley
*If they only knew-Chyna
*The ultimate weight solution-Dr. Phil

Thats a few anyway. :ashamed:

Tyburn
05-04-2010, 05:25 PM
I love vampire books, I collect them. Actually my office is decorated in the Twilight theme. My book shelves in my office are filled with vampire books Ive collected.

Some are:
*Twilight series- Stephenie Meyer
* Marked series-PC Cast
*Vampire Chronicles- Anne Rice
*Black Dagger Brotherhood series-JR Ward(my personal favorite)

But my shelves are not limited to vampires, I also have:

*Made in America-Matt Hughes
*Got fight?-Forrest Griffin
*Becoming the Natural-Randy Couture
*My fighting life, ICEMAN-Chuck Liddell
*Life is good-Mick Foley
*If they only knew-Chyna
*The ultimate weight solution-Dr. Phil

Thats a few anyway. :ashamed:

:) well I'm a gothic horror fan...albiet mainly in terms of film rather then books...I did take a module specifically on gothic horror literature as part of my degree, and it kinda featured a little in my dissertation thesis :laugh:

VCURamFan
05-04-2010, 05:43 PM
I love vampire books, I collect them. Actually my office is decorated in the Twilight theme. My book shelves in my office are filled with vampire books Ive collected.

Some are:
*Twilight series- Stephenie Meyer
* Marked series-PC Cast
*Vampire Chronicles- Anne Rice
*Black Dagger Brotherhood series-JR Ward(my personal favorite)

But my shelves are not limited to vampires, I also have:

*Made in America-Matt Hughes
*Got fight?-Forrest Griffin
*Becoming the Natural-Randy Couture
*My fighting life, ICEMAN-Chuck Liddell
*Life is good-Mick Foley
*If they only knew-Chyna
*The ultimate weight solution-Dr. Phil

Thats a few anyway. :ashamed:

:) well I'm a gothic horror fan...albiet mainly in terms of film rather then books...I did take a module specifically on gothic horror literature as part of my degree, and it kinda featured a little in my dissertation thesis :laugh:
Dave, what was the name of that vampire book you & I both read about a year or so ago? It was by Katherine somebody, I think. The Historian, maybe? Anyway, I really enjoyed that book. Maybe if I can finally figure out what it was called I can suggest it to SLaG & see what she thinks! :frantics:

Shoots like a girl
05-04-2010, 07:06 PM
Dave, what was the name of that vampire book you & I both read about a year or so ago? It was by Katherine somebody, I think. The Historian, maybe? Anyway, I really enjoyed that book. Maybe if I can finally figure out what it was called I can suggest it to SLaG & see what she thinks! :frantics:

Id read it!

Tyburn
05-04-2010, 08:40 PM
The Historian

Yep...thats the one... Elizabeth Kostova...and if you look where I listed my books...its on the top shelf :ninja: its one of my all time favourites :w00t:

VCURamFan
05-04-2010, 10:49 PM
Id read it!
You definitely should. As Dave pointed out for me, it's called The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova. Really a great read.

Tyburn
05-04-2010, 11:03 PM
You definitely should. As Dave pointed out for me, it's called The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova. Really a great read.

dont forget to tell her its a rather big book :w00t:

flo
05-05-2010, 02:18 AM
When reading Dalrymple, I would start off with:

http://www.centralbookservices.com.au/images/bestseller/Our%20Culture.jpg

Thanks, PTM, I just requested it from our library. Also tried to get No One Here Gets Out Alive; they listed it in their inventory but when I tried to reserve, it said "this title not available for request", WTH?!?

Shoots like a girl
05-05-2010, 08:22 PM
dont forget to tell her its a rather big book :w00t:

Not intimidated by big books :)

I will get this one! Thanks for the suggestion!

VCURamFan
05-05-2010, 09:45 PM
Not intimidated by big books :)

I will get this one! Thanks for the suggestion!
I think you'll really enjoy it. I'm not usually one for vampire books (just not my thing), but my sister-in-law & brother both read it & told me I had to, so I borrowed their copy. Amazing stuff, hard to put down.