A Primate’s Memoir, Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress, V.S. Naipaul’s heady trilogy, Cryptorunes … the suggestions for “summer reading” pour in.
Now, OpenCRS makes freely available “nearly 8,000 reports from the Congressional Research Service” that only lawmakers have been able to access for research purposes to date. More on this stab at open government here.
For those of you who use work (especially at a computer) as an excuse for lack of reading time, PARC researcher, Ed Chi, finds that most of your reading can now be done online, if it isn’t already (cough! cough!).
Project Gutenberg‘s collection of free public domain eBooks and well-meaning suggestions have doomed me to a lifetime of reading. Purgatory had better have broadband access because Hamletworks and similar sites mean that I will be absorbing literature well into the afterlife.