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Re: Next Reading List
Max The Magnificent   4/22/2014 12:13:24 PM
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@DrFPGA: I should have known you would be an NG fan...

"Neverwhere" and "Anansi Boys" are two of my all-time favorite novels

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DrFPGA   4/22/2014 12:07:27 PM
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I should have known you would be an NG fan...

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Max The Magnificent   4/22/2014 11:52:57 AM
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@DrFPGA: Maybe you can create a suggested 'reading' list for graphic novels next. Start with the Sandman series by Neil Gaiman?

It probably won't surprise you to hear that I could do that -- I have a bunch of them here in my office ... I'll add it onto my list of "things to do" :-)

PS I have the Sandman collection

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DrFPGA   4/22/2014 11:21:38 AM
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Max-

Maybe you can create a suggested 'reading' list for graphic novels next. Start with the Sandman series by Neil Gaiman?

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Max The Magnificent   4/18/2014 10:58:08 AM
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@Antedeluvian: In browsing similar books I found this Smoking Ears and Screaming Teeth: A Celebration of Scientific Eccentricity and Self-Experimentation. Anyone read it?

No, but I just added thsi to my wish list also -- thanks for these great suggestions.

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Max The Magnificent   4/18/2014 10:55:59 AM
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@Antedeluvian: I see he has a new one The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons.

I've just added it to my Amazon wish list...

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Max The Magnificent   4/18/2014 10:53:51 AM
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@Antedeluvian: I wasn't so enamoured of his follow up book The Violinist's Thumb.

I agree -- it was still a good book, but not as god as The Disappearing Spoon

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antedeluvian   4/17/2014 7:10:50 PM
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I'll get The Disappearing Spoon next...

That one really blew me away as you can see by my review -- you will love it!!!



I wasn't so enamoured of his follow up book The Violinist's Thumb. I see he has a new one The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons. Maybe I'll get into that soon.

 

In browsing similar books I found this Smoking Ears and Screaming Teeth: A Celebration of Scientific Eccentricity and Self-Experimentation. Anyone read it?

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Re: Nah, just replicate yourself, like Calvin did
Max The Magnificent   4/17/2014 10:42:28 AM
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@TonyTib: ...of Calvin & Hobbes fame...

I LOVE Calvin & Hobbes -- I have all of the cartoon books -- I also like it when we see things from the perspective of one of the parents, in which case Hobbes is seen as a stuffed toy, as opposed to the live creature perceived by Calvin.

I knwo it sounds weird, but Calvin sometimes reminds me of me (when I was younger, of course :-)

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Nah, just replicate yourself, like Calvin did
TonyTib   4/16/2014 6:10:34 PM
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of Calvin & Hobbes fame -- he replicates himself so he can play while his other selves do his homework.  IIRC, there were two sequences, one just involving replication and the other involving Calvins from different times -- and predictably, in both cases the Calvins end up fighting....

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