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Monthly Archives: January 2020
God Is An Englishman by R. F. Delderfield, 1970 hardcover, historical fiction. I remember this being on the shelf at home, a book my mother bought and read, and apparently liked a lot. Something brought it to mind no long … Continue reading
Monday: Both of us have the flu, in spite of our having gotten our high-dose flu shots. Drat. Wednesday: still sick as a dog. Sleeping most of the time. Phooey.
The Best of Jerry Pournelle edited by John F. Carr, Baen Books 2019 trade paper, science fiction and biographical essays While this is a new collection, many of the stories are decades old. Summary (from the publisher): “For the better part of … Continue reading
I had a less than stellar year, reading-wise. Not that I didn’t read lots of good books, I did; but the number of books I read is down. My usual goal is 104 books, two per week. So, a year … Continue reading
The Animals of Farthing Wood by Colin Dann, US publication: Elsevier/Nelson Books 1979 hardcover, fiction I came across this in a bookstore in 1979, and as I sometimes like adventure books with talking animals, I bought it, as much for the … Continue reading
Nope, not making any this year. Oh, I’ll try the usual stuff, read more, get more exercise, lose some weight, but those aren’t really “resolutions” so much as good sense.
I’m taking the next week or so off. See you January 12th-ish