After hearing about the perspective flip "The Last Ringbearer" by Kirill Eskov and trawling through perspective flips I'm excited to read are:

- 's The White Bull

- Margaret Atwood's The (yeah, Penelope!): audiobook available! This is gonna rock!

I LOVED BBC 3's adaptation of ' by Simon : (the rest of the trilogy, Libation Bearers and Furies, were ok).

I also picked up

- Herb Simon’s “The Sciences of the Artificial”

- Marvin Minsky’s “Computation: Finite and Infinite Machines”

Via this list of our wizened demigod Alan Kay’s list of old computing books to read.

You know. Vegetables. Good for me. 😴

“Death is much too high a price to pay for the satisfaction of curiosity”

“what did I amount to, once the official version gained ground? An edifying legend. A stick used to beat other women with. Why couldn’t they be as considerate, as trustworthy, as all-suffering as I had been? That was the line they took, the singers, the yarn-spinners. Don’t follow my example, I want to scream in your ears”

by Margaret is 🔥!


“I wanted happy endings in those days, and happy endings are best achieved by keeping the right doors locked and going to sleep during the rampages.”

“it’s a low art, tale-telling. Old women go in for it, strolling beggars, blind singers, maidservants, children – folks with time on their hands.” 🤣

👏! I don’t mind telling you, reading Handmaid’s Tale made me sick, the power and realism of that shitty future. I can’t wait to see what Atwood’s done with .

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