All entries for April 2006

April 27, 2006

Message from the future

I just managed to get an e–mail that was apparently sent at 7:08pm today. Unfortunately, it didn't tell me if anything important is going to happen in the next 20 minutes.

April 24, 2006

Book list

Procrastination book meme
Book Meme!
1. Copy & paste.
2. Bold the ones you’ve read.
3. Add four recent reads to the end.
4. Tag!

The Da Vinci Code – Dan Brown
The Catcher in the Rye – J.D. Salinger
The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy – Douglas Adams
The Great Gatsby – F.Scott Fitzgerald
To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee
The Time Traveler’s Wife – Audrey Niffenegger
His Dark Materials – Philip Pullman

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter 6) – J.K. Rowling
Life of Pi – Yann Martel

Animal Farm: A Fairy Story – George Orwell
Catch-22 – Joseph Heller
The Hobbit – J. R. R. Tolkien

*The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time – Mark Haddon*
Lord of the Flies – William Golding
Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen

1984 – George Orwell

*Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Book 3) – J.K. Rowling*
One Hundred Years of Solitude – Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Memoirs of a Geisha – Arthur Golden
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Book 4) – J.K. Rowling
The Kite Runner – Khaled Hosseini
The Lovely Bones – Alice Sebold
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter 5) – J.K. Rowling
Slaughterhouse 5 – Kurt Vonnegut
Angels and Demons – Dan Brown
Fight Club – Chuck Palahniuk
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (Book 1) - J.K. Rowling
Neuromancer – William Gibson
Cryptonomicon – Neal Stephenson
The Secret History – Donna Tartt
A Clockwork Orange – Anthony Burgess

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Book 2) – J.K. Rowling
Wuthering Heights – Emily Bronte
Brave New World – Aldous Huxley
American Gods – Neil Gaiman
Ender’s Game (The Ender Saga) – Orson Scott Card
Snow Crash – Neal Stephenson
A Prayer for Owen Meany – John Irving
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe – C.S. Lewis
Middlesex – Jeffrey Eugenides
Cloud Atlas – David Mitchell
The Lord of the Rings – J. R. R. Tolkien
Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte
Good Omens – Terry Pratchett, Neil Gaiman
Atonement – Ian McEwan
The Shadow Of The Wind – Carlos Ruiz Zafon
The Old Man and the Sea – Ernest Hemingway
The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood
The Bell Jar – Sylvia Plath
Dune – Frank Herbert
The Unbearable Lightness of Being – Milan Kundera
Hey Nostradamus! – Douglas Coupland
The Nature of Blood – Caryl Phillips
Children Playing Before a Statue of Hercules -Ed. David Sedaris
Testament of Youth – Vera Brittain
When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit – Judith Kerr
Are you Dave Gorman? – Dave Gorman & Danny Wallace
Earthsea Trilogy – Ursula Le Guin (surely Earthsea quartet?)
The Secret Life of Nuns- Pietro Aretino
Une Fille d'Eve – Balzac
Candide- Voltaire
Evelina- Frances Burney
Crime and Punishment – Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Germinal – Zola
Like a Fiery Elephant: The Story of B.S. Johnson – Jonathan Coe
The Long Dark Teatime of the Soul – Douglas Adams

Mansfield Park – Jane Austin
Lieutenant Hornblower – C. S. Forrester
The Colour of Magic - Terry Pratchett
The Seven Crystal Balls – Hergι

4 more that I've read recently:

Evolving the Alien - Ian Stewart and Jack Cohen

*Going Postal – Terry Pratchett*
The Darkness That Comes Before - R. Scott Bakker

*Settling Accounts: Drive to the East – Harry Turtledove*


April 18, 2006

Fibbing

Writing about an entry you don't have permission to view

I
am
confused
by all the
exercises in
Hyperbolic Geometry

April 10, 2006

Celebrity

Writing about web page http://www.thomhutchinson.com/

Is it possible to become famous in just one week? Thom Hutchinson is finding out.

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