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About meI am a programmer, who owns very few programming books.
I aim to read "a book a week", but, as can be seen from my tags, I am nowhere near that goal.
I wish to spread my reading over a wide range, but truly "it's hard for thee to kick against the pricks" as Johnny Cash put it.

I appear to appreciate books that manage to "put me in someone else's shoes" (especially if that someone lived a long time ago), or whose depictions of what it means to be human "ring true" to me.

About my libraryThis is a virtual library, ie it includes books I have borrowed.
It is incomplete.
Ratings are a pain, reviews are desired, but a greater pain. Did you say "Kick!"?

GroupsChristianity, Let's Talk Religion

Favorite authorsRichard Dawkins, Alfred Duggan, C. S. Forester, René Goscinny, Christopher Hitchens, Eric Frank Russell, Albert Uderzo (Shared favorites)

LocationNorway, sometimes South Africa

Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceDec 1, 2006

Currently readingHuman, All Too Human by Friedrich Nietzsche
Njal's Saga by Anonymous

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