To play: answer the prompts and
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1. Pick a book you own but
haven’t read yet:Ringworld by Larry Niven
2. How did you come by it? Given
by a friend? Bought from a recommendation? Compelled by the cover?
Unearthed it, along with three other sci-fi classics, from a box in a garage last Thanksgiving. They were, apparently, my uncle’s, and have been kicking around my grandparents’ houses since he left for university in the ‘70s.
3. Quote the first sentence(s):
In the nighttime heart of Beirut, in one of a row of general-address transfer booths, Louis Wu flicked into reality.
4. Realistically, will you ever
Probably someday. I mean, it’s Ringworld. It is Seminal™. But it’s not near the top of my TBR list either. Everything I’ve heard makes it sound like a book I’ll need to be in a particular mood for.
The most satisfying thing is when you make someone laugh.like a genuine laugh. The feeling is so pure. Like i made someone laugh, someone happy and like at that moment we forget all the wrong in the world.