Good Reads For Long Flights?

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I'll be doing several longhaul flights over the next few months, which was one of the reasons why I got a Kindle. I like reading on planes (when I'm not sleeping), but there isn't much space in the seat pockets for anything more than a Penguin paperback. Lugging the Steve Jobs biography back and forth across the Atlantic in December was "fun".

Next month I'm heading to Orlando via a rather circuitous route, so I'd love to have a couple of good books to read on my way.

So what would people suggest or recommend?

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3 Responses to Good Reads For Long Flights?

  1. Kevin Murphy January 31, 2012 at 1:24 am #

    Have you read Neal Stephenson’s Baroque Cycle trilogy? At about 3,000 pages, it seems to be designed for Kindle.

  2. Will Knott January 31, 2012 at 3:04 pm #

    Check out Charles Stross, Accelerando (sp) is open sourced but I think you would get a kick out of Rule 34.

    For Orlando, if you haven’t read Doctorow’s “Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom” it would be an ideal time.

  3. Michele February 11, 2012 at 5:02 pm #

    Thanks – I’ll give it a go 🙂


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