Seldom can go wrong with Cornwell. Uhtred's an excellent main character with a lot of good support characters. Cornwell's Arthur and Grail trilogies are also top-notch, not to mention Sharpe. Starbuck, eh.Currently reading The Pale Horseman by Bernard Cornwell mainly because thats all the was downloaded on my kindle at the time. Pretty hooked after a few dozen pages though
It's not a comparison, but Frank Dikotter's three part history of Mao's era (from famine to cultural revolution) is pretty intense and eye openingAlso a very interesting comparison of the 1990's 2000's developing China to Mao's cultural revolution.
Alas, poor Yorick! (perhaps too obscure a reference, we'll see).On my shelf now is Wallace's Infinite Jest.
Yes, it was too obscure for me (had to look it up), I've never actually read Shakespeare.perhaps too obscure a reference, we'll see