Tuesday, February 08, 2005
I just picked up Quicksilver by Neal Stephenson. He's been my favorite author ever since I read The Diamond Age and Snow Crash, but I delayed reading the mammoth series, The Baroque Cycle, until now. I recently read very favorable reviews for the final installment, The System of the World, and I decided that this semester would be a good time to catch up on some pleasure reading. Over Spring Break I am committed to nothing but sun, beer, and books, and I want to get into the 2600+ page trilogy before I get to Puerto Rico.