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notgettingenough notgettingenough said: " Yikes, I tell a lie. I'm not currently reading it, I'm too scared to. I need somebody out there to give me some encouragement. I was thinking of Matt, but I see it's only on your to be done shelf.

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The Clockwork Rocket by Greg Egan
" I can't help thinking I'm glad it was Tolkien who wrote Lord of the Rings and not you. "
The Clockwork Rocket by Greg Egan
"Don't get me wrong, I loved this book. As several people had told me, there's nothing like it. But at same time, I couldn't help wondering what would happened...

If Tolkien had done linguistics the way Greg Egan does science

"Now what was that?" ask..." Read more of this review »
The Luckiest Man in Changi by Arnold Crabb
"It's an interesting challenge to try and explain the charm of this unassuming little book, which has already won a surprising number of fans. Not was in change of producing it, and her description made it sound terribly dull: Arn Crabb, a postal w..." Read more of this review »
North of Nowhere, South of Loss by Janette Turner Hospital
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I'm afraid this will be going on my rapidly growing shelf 'Books you won't read before you die.' But who am I to be giving lectures, I hadn't heard of Hospital until I speculatively handed over $1 for this in an op shop.

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The Creativity Code by Marcus du Sautoy
"Before I start in on the criticism (there will be criticism), let me say at once that if you're a geek like me you'll find this damn book unputdownable. It is stuffed full of excellent anecdotes about AI, computer science, mathematics and allied s..." Read more of this review »
La Vieillesse by Simone de Beauvoir
" Wonderful, I must get a copy in English. "
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La Vieillesse by Simone de Beauvoir
"I see reviewers here complaining that La vieillesse is boring, or disorganised, or outdated gerontology or whatever, but with all due respect I think this is missing the point. Simone de Beauvoir, now in her early sixties, is a distinguished autho..." Read more of this review »
Tess of the D'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy
" Joshua wrote: "it isn't often that i find written something alive in a way that the person seems to be trying to wake us from our shared coma.
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H.M.S. Pinafore by W.S. Gilbert
" "Now that's what I call a twist ending. Joël Dicker, you're going to have to raise your game." Damn. Is that the spoiler alert? "
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David Foster Wallace
“The truth will set you free. But not until it is finished with you.”
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Jeanette Winterson
“Everyone assumed it had to be some sort of biography, because if you are a woman and use yourself as a character, it has to be some sort of confessional, whereas if you’re a man, you’re actually doing some post-modern play on the novel, some critique on identity with lots of references to Foucault.”
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“At your next book club meeting, picture me sitting quietly in the corner, taking notes on your preferences. Imagine the next day you get an email from me trying to sell you a new grill — or a book — or accessories for your Glock. That's the Amazon/Goodreads deal. It's appalling. But everywhere in the press, you'll read about the genius of Amazon."
(Michael Herrmann and the booksellers of Gibson's)”
G.R. Reader, Off-Topic: The Story of an Internet Revolt

Bertrand Russell
“Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.”
Bertrand Russell, The Conquest of Happiness

Richard M. Stallman
“With software there are only two possibilites: either the users control the programme or the programme controls the users. If the programme controls the users, and the developer controls the programme, then the programme is an instrument of unjust power.”
Richard M. Stallman

Asian (Cooking, Food & Wine)
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Description: Food of various descriptions from around my neck of the woods.
All things Indian (Cooking, Food & Wine)
17 chapters   —   updated Jun 08, 2012 02:24AM
Description: Indian recipes
food and love (Nonfiction)
2 chapters   —   updated May 31, 2012 07:38AM
Description: random thoughts about one and the other.
Things with Rice (Cooking, Food & Wine)
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Description: rice dishes
Afterwards, Before and Inbetween (Cooking, Food & Wine)
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