Tag Archives: books

Revisiting Seven Habits

I’m rereading The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People again. I don’t get a whole lot new out of rereading it anymore, although if I do it’s in the later chapters. I’d like to think this is because I’m progressing and getting the early habits under way, but it’s probably because I’ve occasionally gone to […]

My Amazon recommendations today are bizarre…

My Amazon recommendations today are a bit weird, but difficult to argue with. Amazon.com has new recommendations for you based on items you purchased or told us you own. In this message: Perl Best Practices Essential System Administration Curling For Dummies How to Be a Canadian The Death and Life of Great American Cities Eats, […]

so many jokes left implied

Saw this walking through Chapters today; only because it was still at full price did I not buy it to leave in the grad lounge at school:

I’m on LibraryThing

I’ve finally got around to putting my books on LibraryThing, the online book cataloguing service. I, too, have a hard time reading “online book cataloguing service” without snickering, but as they go, this one gets things right. I was able to import my Amazon “I own this” list by pasting in Amazon’s HTML, and the […]

Explaining Catch-22

Metafilter user jnecht asks Ask Metafilter: “What’s the appeal of Catch-22“? The denizens of AskMe provide some excellent answers.

yes.

I’m a reader. Most of you reading this are probably also dedicated readers, the sort to keep a particular shelf full with books queued up to read. But lately I’ve been thinking about how many of the books I’ve bought over the years have been ones I’ve returned to, compared to the number which get […]

i know you can do better than this.

Dear Amazon.com Customer, As someone who has purchased books by Alan H. Strahler, you might like to know that “Wiley Plus/Blackboard Stand-alone to accompany Introducing Physical Geography (Wiley Plus Products)” is now available in paperback. To learn more about Wiley Plus/Blackboard Stand-alone to accompany Introducing Physical Geography (Wiley Plus Products), please visit the following page […]

Maybe Rosencrantz and Guildenstern should enter on a miniature train.

angevin2 presents: The Things I Will Not Do When I Direct A Shakespeare Production, On Stage Or Film. I cannot choose favorites. Go and read them all.