The Cranky Old Reader

I'm a Goodreads refugee, looking for a new home. Old books for children, science fiction, fantasy, mysteries, and humor are my main areas of interest. I've little interest in books that were written after 1975 or so, and prefer books that are older still. There are, however, a few still-living authors that I respect.

To Reign in Hell: A Novel

To Reign in Hell - Steven Brust, Roger Zelazny A truly original take on Creation, from a semi-Biblical viewpoint - in other words, it's an imaginative take on Genesis from a very skewed angle indeed. This book has the honor of being the one I've loaned out most often AND the one that has failed to be returned to me most often. As a result I've had to buy many copies.I no longer loan it out, of course.

Currently reading

Basic Roleplaying: The Chaosium d100 system (Basic Roleplaying)
Sam Johnson, Charlie Krank
A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster
Rebecca Solnit