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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

The Art of Defense in Chess

The Art of Defense in Chess - Andy Soltis The Art of Defense in Chess is a very heady book -- Soltis delves deeply into defense, positional play, counterplay and all sorts of other chess gems. My edition is unfortunately still written in descriptive notation, so I don't open this book as often as I should, but when I do I'm sure to find a great game by Petrosian or a clever defensive tactic that'll probably pop up in one of my own matches.