Print Story That was a terrible chess game.
By gzt (Wed Oct 12, 2011 at 02:54:11 PM EST) gzt, books, sort algorithms (all tags)
I got into trouble early and missed my chance to get rid of the trouble. Then I lost. The end.

However, I finished off Neal Stephenson's Baroque Cycle. It was quite good and did not have the characteristic flop of an ending, though. The annoying part now will be sorting back out which elements of the history were real and which forged. For instance, it drove out whatever real knowledge I had of Charles' CABAL. The only one I remember is George Villiers, the "B".

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