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Currently reading

Survival: A Thematic Guide to Canadian Literature
Margaret Atwood
Lila: An Inquiry Into Morals
Robert M. Pirsig
Simulacra and Simulation (The Body, In Theory: Histories of Cultural Materialism)
Jean Baudrillard, Sheila Faria Glaser
Leaven of Malice
Robertson Davies
The Salterton Trilogy
Robertson Davies
Effi Briest (Penguin Classics)
Theodor Fontane
Empires of the Word: A Language History of the World
Nicholas Ostler
Cases And Materials On The Law Of Torts
Robert M. Solomon
Public Law : Cases Materials and Commentary
Philip Bryden, Craik, Neil, Craig Forcese, Forcese, Craig
A Property Law Reader
Bruce H. Ziff

Chess Praxis

Chess Praxis - Aron Nimzowitsch, Anon Nimozowitsch I flipped through this book in a few nights (I borrowed it from the university library; I was glad to see it in algebraic notation). I was glad that Nimzowitsch grouped the games by theme and added a bit of text at the start of each section. There's really not much more to say about Chess Praxis, however. The games are instructive but the book isn't nearly as useful as My System.