Posts tagged books
I've just started reading Robin's new book, Ajax Penumbra 1969. It's already shaping up to be as good as his debut, Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore. Read them both. And don't forget to read his excellent Annabel Scheme, an Internet-age SF-based Sherlock Holmes with quantum computing and bananas.
writing a book on github is pretty cool i guess
bookland is a fictional country used for mapping ISBNs to EANs
the "i can read movies" series of book covers is incredibly well done
the twilight formula explained! nice illustrations
there's not really any excuse for not contributing to nickd's book project on kickstarter
wow, this analysis of choose your own adventure books is really really excellent. genius
matt rosenberg is worried about not being able to judge others so easily in the age of the kindle. i guess i agree
i'd like to build a coil gun. those are some huge capacitors. or maybe a railgun, in the style of big-u. did anyone but me read that?
careful, some books can make you dumb
book spines as pixel art? kinda cool. but my books are all different sizes
the septic's companion (a guide to british words, for americans) has a book out. it's pretty good. buy it for your seppo friends
wow, my book is now in chinese. anyone else seen any other languages?
based on the amazon review, this seems like an essential book [via aaron]
omg omg omg! japanese!! why did nobody tell me about this!?
random google find - this book review is genius
i was reminded of this photo the other day when jones came by the office. utter genius. it does sound like something i'd say
noting down these two books for later - only really availabale in the UK.
those scamps at oreilly are publishing a perl style guide by sir conway - must be required reading.
pricenoia seems kinda cool, but without factoring in custom/import tax it's mostly just a pointless exercise, right? but anyway, buy webb's book!
some guy (pun intended) has scanned in the pages from the 1971 and 1979 editions of the 'how it works' computer book from ladybird. i think i have the 1971 edition at home. note the glamourous women in the 1971 edition.
after reading fight club (very good, very short) i read chuck palahniuk's diary. also very good, not quite as short and quite weird.
yay! "the system of the world", part three of "the baroque cycle" has arrived. will start reading tonight and put coupland on hold.
joel spolsky has a new book out. oooh
mil pointed out a book with perhaps the best title ever: "The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists"
a two page spread for city creator is in the just-published book websites - 100% loaded. pep also gets another two pages with bunnycorp and the citycreator homepage. excellent stuff.
e pointed out the sex book to me. it's like a beautiful retro-illustrator-fest of vector art porn and nice layouts. well designed books are few and far between. makes me want to buy a tufte book right now.