A collection of 33 posts

Oct 19, 2016

Through a "River of Ink"

Through a "River of Ink"

"River of Ink", the debut novel of Brit Paul M.M. Cooper, is a marvel. I'd not heard of the man until he did his Reddit AMA a few months back,

Jul 31, 2013

How copyright destroys the bookmarket

Copyright, in essence, seems like a good thing. But when it comes to books, a new study shows that copyright seems to have drastically curbed availability of books authored during the middle of

May 7, 2008

The Google Trap

Went and saw a discussion at the Thalia-bookshop here in Vienna about a new book by an Austrian journalist titled “Die Google Falle” (The Google Trap). Unfortunately, it was the worst panel discussion

Dec 12, 2007


I just found out that three books I thought I’d have to return to the specialty library in a week, will not be due until the 8th of January. Which really kind

Jul 21, 2007


And it’s in. Do not disturb this weekend.

Jun 2, 2007

Chuck and Choke

I recently finished reading “Choke” by author Chuck Palahniuk. And while I do suspect that Palahniuk’s mind is a scary thing, I liked it almost as much as “Diary”. Now “Diary”, that