📚 Started reading: But Now Am Found by Patricia Horvath.
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📚 Finished reading: The Kaiju Preservation Society by John Scalzi. Breezy fun for people who like to think.
📚 Started reading: The Kaiju Preservation Society by John Scalzi.
📚 Finished reading: A Subversive’s Guide to Improvisation by David Razowsky. It took me about a month. I found the biography section pretentious and long winded, but found the improv philosophy and practices inspiring.
📚 Started reading: A Subversive’s Guide to Improvisation by David Razowsky.
📚 Started reading: The Rust Programming Language (Covers Rust 2018).
📚 I did not finish: Middlemarch by George Eliot. I got a bit over 200 pages in, and while I did really enjoy a lot of it, the whole thing is just too floridly Victorian for me at the moment.
📚 Finished reading: HTTP Pocket Reference by Clinton Wong, in one day. ETags, anyone?
📚 Started reading: HTTP Pocket Reference by Clinton Wong. Published in 2000, it’s still a good refresher, although distressingly it omits status code 418.
📚 Started reading: Middlemarch by George Eliot.
📚 Finished reading: First Love, by Joyce Carol Oats. What a precisely rendered master crafted gut punch. Loved it.
📚 Started reading: First Love, by Joyce Carol Oats.
📚 Finished reading: The Mythical Man-Month, by Frederick P. Brooks Jr. I liked the insights into managing software, and the time traveling to the computing industry circa 1975–1995. Took me 1 month and 6 days.
📚 “Read” the short story The Simplest Equation by Nicky Drayden, via Levar Burton Reads. Really beautiful.
📚 “Read” River’s Giving by Heather Shaw, Tim Pratt, and River Shaw over on LeVar Burton Reads. Cute, all ages holiday fantasy story.
📚 Finished reading: Classic Tales of Horror (Arcturus Classics) by Edgar Allan Poe. Took me a bit to sink into the language, but once I did I really enjoyed this. Nice to read the big stories again as an adult, and I sometimes enjoyed the deep cuts.
📚 I’ve started using Micro.blog’s bookshelves features to track my reading. Right now I’m obsessively trying to catalogue all the books I’ve ever read. That’s possible, says my brain.
📚 Finished reading: A Civic Technologist’s Practice Guide by Cyd Harrell. Useful tips for technologists on how to work in collaboration with government. It took me 27 days to finish reading.