Recent Reading

Audrey Niffenegger, The Time Traveler’s Wife – My second reading of this beautiful story, which has made me cry like a baby on both occasions. Mark Barrowcliffe, The Elfish Gene (a loan from Darren) “The designer of the game, Gary Gygax, once pointed out that to talk about a ‘winner’ in D&D is like talking […]

Recent Reading

Here’s what I’ve been reading in the past few weeks. Lionel Shriver, ‘The Post-Birthday World’ – Think: Sliding Doors. From the author of We Need to Talk About Kevin (which I prefer). Nassim Nicholas Taleb, ‘The Black Swan’ – Interesting. If you’ve ever thought about risk management this could be a challenging thought provoking read. […]

Recent Reading

Back in September, I listed the books I’d been reading recently. Well, here’s the selection for October (and early November). ‘Miss Wyoming’, Douglas Coupland – not my favourite Coupland, but enjoyable enough. ‘The Xenephobe’s Guide to Icelanders’ – a birthday present, together with The Wisdom of Crowds and EBC&B, from Kaman (thank you!). Very funny, […]