Category Archives: reading

Book Reviews: A Feast for Crows


My dad gave me the first four Game of Thrones books over two years ago. I have been a fan of the TV show from the very beginning and loved both S02 and So3, but my first attempts at reading the … Continue reading

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The death of reading?


Last night, I spent some time with one of the friends I have held nearly since my arrival in Paris. Our friendship is founded on the face that we are both redheads with about the same age, but more importantly, … Continue reading

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G.E.B. – Suite et Fin


I finally finished it. Many, a long, strange trip it certainly was. OK, so I am talking about that übergeek opus: Gödel, Escher Bach: The Eternal Golden Braid by Douglas Hofstadler which I started reviewing a few weeks ago. Overall, … Continue reading

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Me and Dr Seuss


I loved Dr Seuss books as a kid. And now that I am all grown up and have kids of my own, they are also Dr Seuss fans. As I live in enemy territory as far as language is concerned, … Continue reading

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G.E.B – The Saga


I think I mentioned in a couple of posts that I was trying to get through Gödel, Escher, Bach: A Golden Braid by Douglas Hofstadter. It is heady reading to be sure. I was able to follow the discussion up … Continue reading

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Reading: A How-To Guide, Part 1: Bookmarks and Footnotes


I figured I’d share a couple of tips and tricks I use when reading as well as some philosophical subjects around reading. In this first installment, I’ll cover bookmarks and then footnotes. I have found that boarding pass stubs make … Continue reading

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