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Offline litespeed

Favorite book
« Reply #15 on: September 27, 2008, 09:38:54 pm »
As an ex-touring sailor I'm happy to re-read "Sailing Alone around the World" by Joshua Slocum or "Tinkerbelle" by Robert Manry anytime.  

The best tough guy/mystery/noir novels are the Parker novels by Richard Stark (pen name of Donald E. Westlake, one of the finest writers living).

For light reading I love Carl Hiaasen's books, especially since I live in Florida.

There are plenty of good (and plenty of bad) books by touring cyclists. Every touring cyclist is different but there is always something to learn.

Offline mimbresman

Favorite book
« Reply #16 on: October 02, 2008, 12:22:41 am »
I am currently re-reading Lonesome Dove. Excellent! It'd be great on a long tour. You could be part of the outfit...a hand!

Offline driftlessregion

Favorite book
« Reply #17 on: October 06, 2008, 09:57:08 pm »
Yes, yes, yes to Carl Hiaasen! Few authors are funnier. If you ever get a chance to listen to his stories narrated by George Wilson, do so. Wilson nails the personalities perfectly.