Football is going strong, both college and pro, Barbara got her MacBook Pro (post on that coming), I’ve been hip deep in tech problems and trying to learn some gestures on the touchpad (aarrrgh) and the garden is crying out for attention, and getting some but probably not enough.
New Arrivals – Just one thing this time, not SF or mystery, it’s just regular ol’ fiction.
The Gift of Rain by Tan Twan Eng [Weinstein Books 2008 trade paper, new] – fiction – a superlative review on, I believe, Bookgasim, prompted me to buy this. I don’t buy very much straight fiction these days; I get it at the library if I get it at all. But this is a fairly thick book and I didn’t want to feel pressed for time to get it back, so I got it.
I wonder if any one who drops by here has read it?
Current Reading – I’ve been reading newer stuff, but wanted to read something old for Friday Forgotten Books, so I’m partway through a Shadow novel, Crime Over Casco, one of two in a small hardcover volume. I don’t know what’s next after that…