Saturday, November 26, 2005

more ponderable particles

  • Yay! A good source of reading recommendations. The Guardian has its critics and guest authors tell us their best books of the year. Now, if I could just get together a lot of time to read... I'm amazed at how few of these books I've heard of, much less read.
  • I just finished reading Audrey Niffenegger's first novel The Time Traveler's Wife. I really liked this book. I assumed it'd be either bad science fiction or a sappy romance novel. It was neither. It was an amazing charater study wrapped in a touching story with some really interesting speculative fiction tossed in. I highly recommend this book. (And if you want to buy it from Amazon, please purchase it through my links on this page... Heh.)
  • In the "you have got to be kidding" department: Meeting Tom Cruise Helps Chinese Writer Fulfill her American Dream

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Yes, I too marvel at how a high school dropout has more influence on someones life than those selfless, unsung educators that guide us toward the joys of learning. Tom's two "big things" in life is that he memorizes things for a(n almost obscene) living and that he's a spokesperson for *shudder* that religion of robots; Scientology.