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Neal Stephenson (foisting books on a reading public, part ?+1)
Gregory Taylor on
Oct 19, 2004 10:30 PM
it's with some surprise that I find myself reading the third novel in Neal Stephenson's "Baroque Cycle" The System of the World, and feeling that little tickle that tells me that this may all prove to have been worth it. Now don't get me wrong--I'm not going to tell you to start making your own way through several thousand pages without some serious ...
Reasons to be radiophonically happy
Gregory Taylor, Lilli Wessling Hart on
Sep 22, 2004 9:35 AM
I'm reading at the moment, since there's not a lot of listening I can do. An ear infection I thought I'd whipped earlier returned in a pretty ferocious manner (it even set my ENT to clucking sympathetically and peering sympathetically), with the result being that my right ear is totally non-working (except for being a completely workable source of ...
In the midst of all the shoe collections and other diverting ephemera that is the web, one occasionally finds something amazing. How about hi-rez scans of Shakespeare's plays in their original quarto, and the ability to compare versions without having to schlep to St Pancras to the British Library? Sorry to be such a geek about this stuff, but hey....