The Best Books of 2011

I read about 40 books in 2011, and not all of them were published this year. So keep in mind when reading MY list of the best books of 2011, you’re reading a really individual and idiosyncratic list of books. But here are the new books I enjoyed the most this year. I’ll probably follow this up with a list of books I’m looking forward to reading next year. Continue reading


Cosmic Encounter

I played Cosmic Encounter last night with a couple of my friends. I was expecting a huge, involved, difficult-to-learn game. I was so surprised and delighted by how easy it was to learn to play. And we all enjoyed the game thoroughly. I’ll probably even buy the two expansion sets for it.

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