Thursday, July 11, 2002

BOOKLOG: What I'm reading right now is Bernard Wolfe's Limbo, which is a fifties novel set after the apocalypse where the central little red book in everyone's lives is William James' The Moral Equivalent Of War and all the male members of society get their limbs cut off and replaced with these amazing multipurpose prosthetics to show what hot shits they are and to keep their energies focused creatively and not on starting another big war. It's touted as the American equivalent of Brave New World and 1984 so of course it's out of print. I'm a hundred or so pages in and it's a lot funnier than 1984 thus far --a definite plus.

UPDATE: There's always somebody with a bigger booklog than you. Never fails.

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