Saturday, May 30, 2009


What's on the needles now:

Vest using KnitPicks pattern

my mitts made of purple wool.

Robin's mitts made from recycled wool from her sweater

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

What I am reading now

Four or five books at a time, as usual;

Archimedes Codex by Reviel Netz and William Noel. Wikipedia entry on the Archimedes Palimpsest

The Dead Hour by Denise Mina

Shakespeare wrote for money by Nick Hornby

Murder in Amsterdam: The Death of Theo Van Gogh and the Limits of Tolerance by Ian Burumba

The thing about life is that one day you'll be dead by David Shields

and in the car, on the CD player:

The Hour I First Believed by Wally Lamb

Berlin Noir trilogy by Philip Kerr - his earlier trilogy about Bernhard Gunther

* March Violets. London: Viking, 1989. ISBN 0-670-82431-3
* The Pale Criminal. London: Viking, 1990. ISBN 0-670-82433-X
* A German Requiem. London: Viking, 1991. ISBN 0-670-83516-1