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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 listened 82 out of 306 minutes.

Information Doesn't Want to Be Free: Laws for the Internet Age - Cory Doctorow, Wil Wheaton, Neil Gaiman, Amanda Palmer

I picked this up as part of Humble Bundle Freedom Bundle, whose offer expires in about 15 hours. Since it's Doctorow, you should be able to get at least the ebook off his web site if you're interested (not sure about the audiobook itself).


So far it's really interesting, and I'll have to remember some of the analogies he uses. There's a lot about how digital locks protect middlemen rather than the author of the work. Actually, just read it.