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Tannat

Not so much a blog; just lots of books

Currently reading

Behold, Here's Poison
Georgette Heyer
Engineering Animals: How Life Works
Alan Mcfadzean, Mark Denny
Progress: 125/314pages
Debt Collector Season One
Susan Kaye Quinn
The Rise of Yeast: How the Sugar Fungus Shaped Civilization
Nicholas P. Money
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 25 out of 336 pages.

Get Well Soon: History's Worst Plagues and the Heroes Who Fought Them - Jennifer   Wright

"[Commodus] spent the rest of his time poisoning his perceived political enemies and killing extremely unthreatening animals in gladiatorial games. Dio recalls an incident where he killed an ostrich and paraded it proudly before the senators, who had to restrain their laughter."

I don't know about you guys, but I'd always pictured ostriches as extremely threatening birds. I'd be scared of one.