Books read March 2008, with date finished:
A Science Fiction Omnibus, Brian Aldiss (editor) (13th)
The Rubaiyyat of Omar Khayaam, Robert Graves and Omar Ali-Shah (translators) (13th, r.)
The Purple Cloud, M. P. Shiel (13th)
A Lover's Discourse, Roland Barthes (15th)
The Worst Journey in the World, Apsley Cherry-Garrard (20th)
The Cognitive Style of PowerPoint: Pitching Out Corrupts Within, Edward R. Tufte (21st)
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Tom Stoppard (22nd, r.)
Antarctica, Kim Stanley Robinson (23rd, r.)
What is History?, E. H. Carr (26th)
253, Geoff Ryman (30th)
Rubaiyyat is breath-taking, as always. Cherry-Garrard, Carr, Stoppard and Ryman are also happy additions to this month's reading. But Barthes' Lover's Discourse is an observed and poignant pattern language of love. Recommended.
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