Whatcha reading redux.

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Netpackrat
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Re: Whatcha reading redux.

Post by Netpackrat » Thu May 02, 2019 3:36 am

A cow-orker pushed me into Larry Niven's "Known Space" universe and they are beginning to stack up around here. Just finished "Protector" and started Man-Kzin Wars VI today.
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Re: Whatcha reading redux.

Post by Weetabix » Thu May 02, 2019 9:23 pm

My mother-in-law loves murder mysteries. She sent me some of the Nero Wolfe books by Rex Stout. Surprisingly enjoyable.

The introductions tend to repeat that people don't read them over and over for the plots, but for the character interactions. I haven't quite decided why I like them yet, but that may be part of it. He wrote them between 1934 and 1975. I've been reading the older ones, and I enjoy the older style.
Note to self: start reading sig lines. They're actually quite amusing. :D

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