Archive for April, 2008

Checking In

April 14, 2008

Well, yesterday I turned 40.
I suppose my advanced age could excuse the lamentable lack of my posting?
Eh, didn’t think so.
More later. Maybe.

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John’s Reading Report (March 2008)

April 1, 2008

Over the past month I have finished:
Flashman, George MacDonald Fraser. Not sure I’ve made up my mind whether I liked this or not. It was a fairly easy read.
The Forever War, Joe Haldeman. An interesting contrast to Heinlein’s Starship Troopers or John Scalzi’s Old Man’s War.
In progress:
Virtual Light, William Gibson. I have neglected Gibson for the last 15 years or so. Time to catch up.
Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid, Douglas R. Hofstadter.
Consciousness Explained, Daniel C. Dennett.
On deck:
Suite Francaise, Irene Nemerovsky.
Soul Made Flesh: The Discovery of the Brain–and How it Changed the World, Carl Zimmer.
Idoru, William Gibson.
Spook Country, William Gibson.