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Can't Stop the Signal

You mean people read these things? Oh well. Here's some stuff: I read in spurts. Sometimes a lot, sometimes not at all. Sometimes books, sometimes only articles or newspapers or magazines or whatever's on that box of cereals. I don't review books. I sometimes have random semi-coherent thoughts and I sometimes rant, but i never review.

 

Oh, and I try to rant in the same language as the book I'm ranting about was written, which means you might encounter Norwegian, English, German or French here, all of it mangled to some degree.

 

I can read most genres, but I tend to prefer scifi. 

Currently reading

Pwning Tomorrow
Lauren Beukes, Bruce Sterling, Charlie Jane Anders, Cory Doctorow, Kameron Hurley, Hannu Rajaniemi, Neil Gaiman, Ramez Naam, SL Grey, Charles A. Human, Dave Maass, Madeline Ashby, Annalee Newitz, Charles Yu, Carolyn Jewel, Paolo Bacigalupi, James Patrick Kelly, Paul Leice
Progress: 35 %
Mastering Emacs
Mickey Petersen
2666
Roberto Bolaño
Arguably: Selected Prose
Christopher Hitchens

Vingebelastning

Vingebelastning - Helga Flatland [Løse tanker rett etter ferdiglesing, denne kan det ta litt tid å fordøye]

Det finnes noen få bøker der jeg både misliker og synes synd på alle personene. Stilitsen av Donna Tartt er en sånn, Vingebelastning er en annen. Det gjør boka sterkere og historien bedre, og samtidig vondere. Dette er ikke koselesing (men det forventer man heller ikke fra denne forfatteren.)

Fra mitt ståsted virker denne boka samtidig som en god samtidsbeskrivelse, et lett spark til profesjonell terapi, og første del i en ny trilogi. Det er mye mer å hente i dette persongalleriet.