Meanwhile, back to more historic re-reading out of my bookcases. I've moved on to John Varley ... finished Titan this morning and am now well into Wizard. Been AGES since I pulled these out, but I know why ... with the really good tales I always want to be able to give my full attention to savouring them and life, the universe, and everything have been cooperating to let me do that these last couple of months. And the mental stimulation feels SOOOOO good!!!
Heck, this keeps up and I might get around to finally re-reading Silverlock (may have to lay in a lot of coffee and several sets of encyclopedias for that one though)