This week we almost wrap up The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern, discuss the intricacies of eBook DRM and try to decide just how high a price our integrity would fetch. We also wonder the same about Neal Stephenson and Steven Hawking. Join us, won’t you?
WHAT ARE WE DRINKING?
Tom: Forgotten Fire 1871
Tamahome: Gotta love the NPR filter tool for the best books of 2014. Hat tip to Jenny.
Shad: Interesting ruling on DRM. It might not hold up on appeal, but it would be great if stripping DRM to make a backup of books you bought stopped being illegal
Related thread by Eric
Daniel: Something I’ve noticed in my own personal tastes. All the best new books I’ve been reading have been firmly in the fantasy genre. For my sci-fi fix I’ve definitly been in comics and manga.
Sci-Fi Author Neal Stephenson Joins Mystery Startup Magic Leap as ‘Chief Futurist’
BARE YOUR SWORD
Scott: 2014 Book Themes?
Alex: Reading in 2015
Andy: If you were able to take Veronica and Tom on an adventure (think RPG), what would their roles be?
BOOK OF THE MONTH DISCUSSION
Next Month’s Book Pick Poll
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
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