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Telynor's Library, and then some

A woman of a certain age who has three cats underfoot, and has the dream of filling her passport with stamps. Books, classical music, tea, cats, movies, art, fancy needlework,  and anything else I can think of.

In the Shadow of Gotham - Stefanie Pintoff This one wins for the most frustrating book that I've read this year. While the premise is interesting -- emotionally traumatized former policeman gets mixed up in a serial killer in 1900's NYC -- this was one of the most annoying thrillers that I've come across. Too many red herrings, too much obliqueness and nothing really moving in the story. Bleah! And it had mathematics in it too! -- the Riemann Hypothesis -- and I still could not get into it. I hate that. I really do.

So, two stars over all, and a stinker as far as I am concerned.

For what is the Riemann Hypothesis, go here:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riemann_hypothesis