InfoWorld: Classic Literature and Open Source
Apr 26, 2006, 01:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Asay)
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"While in Costa Rica, I had lots of time for reading. I plowed
through Thomas Hardy's Return of the Native, Charles
Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities, Willa Cather's My
Antonia, and (in desperation because I still had four more
hours of flight time and my kids were using my laptop to watch
Batman cartoons) re-read J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the
Half-Blood Prince. Four very different books, with some random
ideas emerging from them...
- "There's much more to life than software. I could be very happy
with no computer and with lots of Charles Dickens.
- "We spend a lot of time coveting others' things simply because
others have them..."