Wonderful! Amazon.co.uk has just shipped

Wonderful! Amazon.co.uk has just shipped a whole load of books that I have ordered:

“The Gold Bug Variations” by Richard Powers; “Prisoner’s Dilemma” by Richard Powers; “Viruses Revealed” by David Harley, et al; “V” by Thomas Pynchon; “Mason & Dixon” by Thomas Pynchon; “The Cash Nexus: Money and Power in the Modern World” by Niall Ferguson; “Nonzero: the Logic of Human Destiny” by Robert Wright; “The Wealth and Poverty of Nations” by David Landes; “Toward Rational Exuberance: The Evolution of the Modern Stock Market” by B. Mark Smith; “The Future of Ideas: The Fate of the Commons in a Connected World” by Lawrence Lessig; “The Big U” by Neal Stephenson; “Carnage and Culture: Landmark Battles in the Rise of Western Power” by Victor Davis Hanson; “The Open Society and Its Enemies: Volume 1: The Spell of Plato” by Karl R. Popper; “The Open Society and Its Enemies: Volume 2: The High Tide of Prophecy: Hegel, Marx and the Aftermath” by Karl R. Popper; “The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism” by Max Weber; “Plowing the Dark” by Richard Powers; “The Power of Gold” by Peter L. Bernstein; “Secrets and Lies” by Bruce Schneier; “Zeitgeist” by Bruce Sterling; “Intimacy” by Hanif Kureishi; “The Cathedral & the Bazaar” ny Eric Raymond; “The Dream Machine: J.C.R. Licklider and the Revolution That Made Computing Personal” by M. Mitchell Waldrop; “Virtue of Prosperity : Finding Values in an Age of Techno-Affluence” by Dinesh D’Souza; “Emergence” by Steven Johnson; “The Ambient Century” by Mark Prendergast; “Afterburn” by Colin Harrison; “Manhattan Nocturne” by Colin Harrison; “The Ontology of Cyberspace : Philosophy, Law, and the Future of Intellectual Property” by David R. Koepsell; “The Pied Pipers of Wall Street: How Analysts Sell You Down the River” by Benjamin M. Cole; “Power of Spirit : How Organizations Transform” by Harrison Owen; “Open Society : Reforming Global Capitalism” by George Soros; “The Great Disruption” by Francis Fukuyama; “Go to: Software Superheroes, from Fortran to the Internet Age” by Steve Lohr and “Glenn Gould – The Goldberg Variations” DVD.

Don’t worry: This is my first Amazon extravaganza in more than 12 months. But don’t tell Jeanne. She hates that I buy books that I will never get around to read.

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