Tag: reading

  • (i reread) the dark forest

    It’s only been a couple years since I finished my initial read through of the (English) trade paperback edition of The Dark Forest by Liu Cixin, but I’ve been working my way back along the thread of the trilogy in audiobook format again this year and early this morning over coffee I completed the second…


  • decision trees

    I’ve been reading a book about quantum physics that I picked up from the Kindle store discount rack last week, and in a chapter on the concept of quantum immortality I traced a parallel thread back to my own experiences in mapping out my path through the murk. The theory goes something like this: given…


  • otherland

    One of my goals, though it likely seems a little underwhelming to many, is to read at least two books per month: one fiction, one non-fiction. Just two? I’m a slow reader, for a start. I don’t skim. I absorb and re-read, and then usually pause at the end of a chapter to let things…