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Sex Criminals, Volume 1 by Matt Fraction
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It's The Fermata with robbing banks, shitting in potted plants, and sex police. What's not to like?
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You Are Now Less Dumb by David McRaney
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Meh. It's a repeat.
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Everything I Ever Needed to Know about Economics I Learned fr... by Paul Oyer
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Boring and clearly only marginally about dating. It's an economics primer. But accurate, at least.
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Where Wizards Stay Up Late by Katie  Hafner
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Dollars and Sex by Marina Adshade
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Very... conventional. Whenever there's something to be said about the economics, the thinking is very much towards a standard transactional model, where women have sex earlier if there are fewer men because the men have more bargaining power.

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Snapshot by Jock
Snapshot
by Jock
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I love that nothing makes sense, and that the protagonist is completely out of his depth and doesn't magically turn into James Bond. It... works. It's not huge, but it works.
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Beginning Cryptography in Java by David Hook
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Pretty thin.
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Engineering Security by Peter Gutmann
Engineering Security
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This book is 756 pages. It took me a week to read. I will probably be quoting bits and pieces from it for the rest of my career.

If you have ever wanted to know how well TLS / SSL, passwords, bank security, and encryption in general work when faced w...more
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Leviathan Wakes by James S.A. Corey
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Decent space opera, in that "wait, there's no goddamn way this would work in real life okay movie time". Once you accept it on that level, it's kind of "Moon is a Harsh Mistress" meets the Flood from Halo. And... no, that's it. I'm fairly sure I'll n...more
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Nicole Blackman
“At any moment, you know, your manufactured cool could blow.”
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Bruce Sterling
“America hadn't really been suited for its long and tiresome role as the Last Superpower, the World's Policeman. As a patriotic American, Oscar was quite content to watch other people's military coming home in boxes for a while. The American national character wasn't suited for global police duties. It never had been. Tidy and meticulous people such as the Swiss and the Swedes were the types who made good cops. America was far better suited to be the World's Movie Star. The world's tequila-addled pro-league bowler. The world's acerbic, bipolar stand-up comedian. Anything but a somber and tedious nation of socially responsible centurions.”
Bruce Sterling, Distraction

Kurt Vonnegut
“Hello babies. Welcome to Earth. It's hot in the summer and cold in the winter. It's round and wet and crowded. On the outside, babies, you've got a hundred years here. There's only one rule that I know of, babies-"God damn it, you've got to be kind.”
Kurt Vonnegut

YOU! You're boring! You're not even good enough for a good insult! You're in the one place Where magic is always real! Part the seas if you want! Rain down ink and blood! Transform! Fly! You're not allowed to spend the rest of your life panicking! You've got to give something back if you want to get out of here!"
What? What?? What do I give?"
You've got stories in there, I know, I can smell 'em--"
Stoppit, stoppit! I don't! I can't tell a story to save my life!"

Funny you should put it that way.”
Carla Speed McNeil

Dessa
“There is some mercy after all in our design:
a soft amnesia for the frequently mistreated,
an adrenal surge for the cornered and outnumbered,
a flash of light for the very nearly dead.”
Dessa, Spiral Bound

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