books

I just finished reading the last book in Philip Pullman’s “His Dark Materials” trilogy. Just for yuks, I did a Google search on “cheerful instead of surly”, part of a […]

I’m very frustrated with Microsoft Reader. I wanted to start reading The Subtle Knife, book two of Philip Pullman’s “His Dark Materials” trilogy, today. My little Pocket PC would not […]

This article in the Times today got me kind of interested in Philip Pullman’s Dark Materials trilogy. Here’s an interview with him at Powells.com that’s pretty interesting.

Random stuff: Some interesting comic-book related blogging can be found here. The Old Issue, by Rudyard Kipling. My friend Gene’s Absolut RPI shirt. GR2

I just discovered an interesting book site, The Modern Word, while looking for information about Jorge Luis Borges. Some great Borges quotes there: “There is no intellectual exercise which is […]

I’ve been trying to do what I can to help my Dad, who has very poor vision, get started with the new computer he got at Christmas. For a while, […]

Stumbled across William Gibson’s web site tonight. Pretty cool. And he’s got a new book coming out! I remember reading, and loving, Neuromancer when it first came out. I’ve read […]