Archive for February, 2004

Quicksilver by Neal Stephenson

by Jennifer on Sunday, February 22nd, 2004

The Baroque Cycle: Quicksilver [5/5] by Neal Stephenson (William Morrow, hardcover September 2003) Against the vividly imagined historical backdrop of Europe in the 1600′s, Stephenson unfolds a compelling story of politics and brings to life the birth of the scientific revolution. But this is no dry treatise on days past; no tedious textbook to drain […]

Michael at Boskone

by Michael on Wednesday, February 18th, 2004

This past weekend I attended Boskone 41, so I thought I’d list a few of the highlights. Books I got: The Poison Master by Liz Williams The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde Schild’s Ladder by Greg Egan Solitaire by Kelley Eskridge Tomorrow Now: Envisioning the Next 50 Years by Bruce Sterling The Speed of Dark […]

My favorite CDs of 2003

by Michael on Sunday, February 1st, 2004

Better late than never, I suppose, so here are my favorite CDs from among those that came out in 2003. There were other CDs that were pretty darned good, but these are the ones I liked the best. Michael’s Favorite CDs of 2003: The Dresden Dolls — The Dresden Dolls This one is absolutely brilliant, […]