Bill Paley (mycroftca) wrote,
Bill Paley


Yesterday, I finished the first book of the year, Larry Niven (et al)'s book, Fleet of Worlds, which is set in the Known Space universe of Niven's, dealing with the Pierson's Puppeteers escaping from the galaxy. It was a good read, though not Niven's best. I gather that there's already a sequel out to it, and I'll be doing a library search for it.

I also gave up on one book, called Watching My Language: Adventures in the Word Trade by William Safire. I liked the idea, but the execution didn't gel with me. It's supposed to be columns from his writings and responses to same, about the words in the English language. I had such hopes...
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