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Not so much a blog; just lots of books

Currently reading

A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century
Barbara W. Tuchman, Nadia May
Progress: 696/1718minutes
Conservation of Shadows
Yoon Ha Lee
Progress: 22%
Le premier jour
Marc Levy
Progress: 180/496pages
Moby-Dick: or, The Whale (Penguin Classics)
Herman Melville
Manifold: Time
Stephen Baxter, Chris Schluep
Progress: 99/480pages
The Long War
Stephen Baxter, Terry Pratchett
Progress: 68/501pages

Reading progress update: I've read 2 out of 87 pages.

Poetry for Cats: The Definitive Anthology of Distinguished Feline Verse - Henry Beard

Themis-Athena made this sound so cool in OBD's post that since my library had it, I had to check it out.


Although it may be as a result of sleep deprivation, so far I can picture the first poem being declaimed in the voice of my cat. It starts:

Brave Beocat,   brood-kit of Ecgthmeow

Perhaps "Ecgthmeow" is what he's trying to say when he stands there yowling. Although I think there's an "r" in there in his accent.


I needed a pick-me-up like this.