The Unsorted Room

April 10, 2012 at 2:44pm


Randy closes up all of the books and looks at them peevishly for a while. They are all nice new books with color photographs on the covers. He picked them off the shelf because (getting introspective here) he is a computer guy, and in the computer world any book printed more than two months ago is a campy nostalgia item

— Cryptonomicon (Neal Stephenson)