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Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut
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I'll be the first to admit that I didn't "get" this book. It started out great; I was quite enjoying it. But as it went along, "the narrator" (Vonnegut) kept inserting himself more and more into the book, and that left me scratching my head as to wha ...more
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The Last Wish by Andrzej Sapkowski
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I really wanted to like this book. But there's too much repetition (especially in the dialog) and too many inconsistencies in Geralt's abilities and personality for me to really enjoy this.
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Equal Rites by Terry Pratchett
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I'm a Stranger Here Myself by Bill Bryson
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A collection of newspaper columns written by Bryson after he moved back to the US. I think they're in chronological order. I found the earlier ones very entertaining, but he seemed to exhaust his good material by about the middle of the book. The sec ...more
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The Corsican Caper by Peter Mayle
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Very quick read. A fun book with almost no substance, but worth it for the descriptions of southern France and Corsica.
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Re-Engineering Legacy Software by Chris Birchall
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This is a high-level overview of various aspects of dealing with legacy software. In general it's well-written (although some of the examples are hilariously artificial), and it covers aspects of the craft that you may not immediately think of - auto ...more
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Seveneves by Neal Stephenson
Seveneves
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This book can be roughly broken up into thirds, with each third being semi-independent and distinctly different from the others. I love the first third, found the middle third mediocre, and enjoyed the last third but not as much as the first. Probabl ...more
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Octopussy and the Living Daylights by Ian Fleming
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The Light Fantastic by Terry Pratchett
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