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Books are Food for the Soul

I love to read. Sharing my favorite books and discovering new authors never grows old.

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Fosse
Sam Wasson
Mistborn: The Final Empire
Brandon Sanderson
The Master and Margarita
Mikhail Bulgakov, Diana Burgin, Katherine Tiernan O'Connor
Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution - Steven Levy
This is a very entertaining account of the rise of the computer generation. Beginning with the inderground computer clubs at MIT and other technical bases, expanddng to cover the HomeBrew club that was the birthplace of Apple and introducing many unforgetable giants of what would become the most important technilogical breakthrough of the century. The power of the personal computer with access to the rabidly expanding internet. The title comes from the emphasis on the 'hacker' culture and its amazing achievements in the early years of computing. You don't need to be a 'techie' to enjoy this book.