Books: Next book!

Michael Hicks mwh at cs.umd.edu
Thu Apr 21 10:46:01 EDT 2011


I've started to read Curveball, and it's engaging (not dry, historical prose).  It's also shorter than Omnivore's Dilemma, if I remember right.  I should be able to make May 6 or May 8.

-Mike

On Apr 21, 2011, at 10:41 AM, Amol Deshpande wrote:

> I can join on May 8. The book choice sounds fine. Another book on the 
> list, "Curveball", also sounds interesting. (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1400065836)
> 
> Amol.
> 
> On Apr 21, 2011, at 10:35 AM, Pete Keleher wrote:
> 
>> We have several possibilities on the "Looking At" tab at
>> http://kelehers.me/csbooks/ .
>> 
>> Given our short time-scale if we want to finish before the end of the
>> semester, I would suggest we read "The Omnivore's Dilemma", and do so
>> relatively quickly.
>> 
>> I would be happy to host a meeting on this book May 8 (Sunday before
>> last week of classes), if at least five or six people will respond (to
>> the group) that they will attend.
>> 
>> pete
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