July 1st, 2007

20111112, Marilee


I'm generating lists and sublists as the moving/flooring/painting/unmoving starts in a week. I finished pulling all the SF books and find I'm short the second and fourth Jani Kilian books, so James better make SFBC buy them. I'd like a set of hardcovers, anyway. I have a vague memory of offering to lend them to someone but that she refused. I dunno.

(The damn underlining for what they think is misspelled turns out to be a new Firefox "feature.")

It's not quite my usual quiet Sunday, since I'm working on some of the items on the lists.

Here's a great stfnal and current cartoon.
20111112, Marilee

Perdido Street Station by China Mieville

I got to page 113 after four days and uttered the Eight Deadly Words. This book is full of description and in the first 113 pages almost nothing happens, but boy, do we know what things look like. It's just the wrong kind of book for me.

The book is set in what might be a very far future Earth and there are many races. The book centers on one city and its justice system and inhabitants. I don't know what happens.