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`Marge Piercy! What an enlightened young man you are!' - a stranger in a Boston T station. She later confessed that she was a writer herself, and that felt she had `outgrown' Marge Piercy lately.

`On Wednesdays when the sky is blue
And I have nothing else to do
I sometimes wonder if it's true
That who is what and what is who.'
- A. A. Milne

Besides this page, you should definitely check out my reading list - books I'm reading, have read recently, or particularly recommend.

Among other things, I read science fiction. Among my favourite authors are:

I like some Heinlein, too, but find I have to work too hard at suspention of disbelief on his later stuff. (See my Politics page for why.) As mentioned on my Education page, I was an avid participant in Storyreading in college - a group of people who get together weekly for childrens' stories, milk and cookies, bad puns, and backrubs -, and I occasionally make it to the Boston Storyreading.
Jay Sekora <js@aq.org>
last modified 2003.01.05