Tag Archives: books

First: Books & cooked for 2011

In which the expat reads books about Italian food and refuses to call dinner ‘spagbol’. Continue reading

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Is everything I ever thought about Pern wrong?

Having read my first Todd McCaffrey novel, “Dragon’s Heart” I’m inclined to believe so. I’m not so far on in my years that I was worried about my memory going, but I picked up Dragon’s Heart expecting the experience that … Continue reading

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The latest literature round-up

The original point of this blog was in part to document the books I read. I have been very lax. In no particular chronological order, in the last three months I have read: Neal Stephenson: Cryptonomicon – good, engrossing and … Continue reading

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Rescue Remedy

I have spent the past 24 hours obsessed by “Rescue Remedy”, or, as it’s written in my most recent library conquest, “Rescue Remedy-TM”. It’s the reliable crutch which the author of Confessions of a Wedding Planner, turns to when she … Continue reading

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