How did you discover ... ?

Tue Jun 18 05:24:24 PDT 2002

----- Original Message -----
From: "Thomas Yan" <tyan at twcny.rr.com>
To: <dragaera at dragaera.info>
Sent: Thursday, June 13, 2002 6:43 PM
Subject: How did you discover ... ?

> I'm curious.  How did you discover Steve's books, and how did you
> learn of this mailing list?
> I learned of this mailing list from DDB's announcement on RASF*.
> I first discovered Steve's books one glorious summer many years ago
> when my family was house sitting for a friend.  They had a ton of
> books, so I happily 2 to 3 books a day.  That was mucho fun.  One of
> the books was _To Reign in Hell_, which I think I found somewhat
> puzzling at the time.
> Anyway, for whatever reason, I didn't seek out Steve's books and, to
> some extent, forgot he was the author of TRiH.
> So more recently I re-discovered his books because there were lots of
> discussions on RASFW, and because Jo Walton had a rave about him at
> her website: It looked like I was missing out a lot of the fun.
> So then I made up for lost time: all the pre-Issola Vlad books, _The
> Sun, the Moon, and the Stars_, _Issola_, the Khaavren romances,
> _Brokedown Palace_, _Agyar_, _Cowboy Feng's Space Bar and Grille_, and
> all 5 Liavek books.
> Hm, I know I reread TRiH somewhere in there; looks like I forgot to
> record it in my minimalist booklog.  Damn!
> - tky
Picked up an original version of Jhereg when I was a lad at the local
bookstore. I now regularly check the "B" section of the bookstore for new
books. Found Steve's website and found a few books I didn't know existed and
read them.