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My main reading interests are in science fiction and fantasy, science, computers, and investing; but I wander from those occasionally. These days I've been reading a lot of Tim Powers, James Blaylock, Iain Banks, John Brunner, and Stephen Baxter.

I stumbled onto Powers' with a copy of Last Call and have since read the rest of that trilogy and most of his others. I haven't yet found reading copies of On Stranger Tides or The Stress of Her Regard, though I did recently pickup one of the denim bound limited edition copies of the latter from Camelot Books. There are a couple of excellent sites on his work: The Works of Tim Powers and Stranger Tides. There's also a Yahoo group that Powers' participates in.

The Last Coin was the first of Blaylock's books that I remember reading. I've only read a few of his other so far: The Paper Grail, Lord Kelvin's Machine, and Winter Tides; but I have several stacked up to get too. Summaries of his books can be found here.

Matt turned me on to Iain Banks with a copy of The Player of Games. Since, I've read Excession and Against a Dark Background.

Brunner has long been a favorite of mine, since reading Stand on Zanzibar years and years ago.

Baxter's The Time Ships, a sequel to H. G. Wells' The Time Machine caught my eye. I've been through much of his work so far, including the Xeelee sequence. The Baxterium has some good information on his work.

Current reading

In rotation
Mervyn Laurence Peake, The Gormenghast Novels
Ahmed Rashid, Taliban: Militant Islam, Oil and Fundamentalism in Central Asia
Thomas Sowell, Knowledge and Decisions
Forman & Danforth, Putting Metaclasses to Work
David F. DeRosa; In Defense of Free Capital Markets
Brian Cantwell Smith; The Origin of Objects

Recently finished

Jonathan Lethem, Gun, With Occasional Music
Tim Powers, Declare
Greg Bear, Darwin's Radio
David & Leigh Eddings, The Redemption of Althalus

On the stack

Richard Paul Russo, Ship of Fools
Caitlín R. Kiernan, Threshold