On 13 Jan 2004, at 23:06, Bob Davis wrote: >> not currently reading anything, but I am currently >> job-shopping ... >> > > Eh - isn't everyone? Yup. > I am reading "Fast Food Nation", with Wicked next on the list, to be > followed by Quicksilver and then maybe The Da Vinci Code.... and then > a couple others. Ooh, FFN is *good*. Can also recommend his 'Reefer Madness' looking at US black markets in drugs, porn and illegal immigrant labour. http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0618334661/evolt02-20/ref=nosim > Umberto Eco is one of my favorite authors. Foucault's Pendulum is a > great book. When you read The Name of the Rose, you might try to get > The Key to the Name of the Rose - very good. > > http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0472086219/qid=1074035142 +1 on that. /me is currently reading 'More What If?: Eminent Historians Imagine What Might Have Been' http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0330487256/evolt02-20/ref=nosim http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/0330487256/martin043/ref=nosim which Lucy bought me for Christmas. Cheers Martin -- Now playing on iTunes: "Hole In My Shoe" by Traffic from 'The First Summer Of Love (Disc 1)'