From the list of overdue library books, some unread

Draft of 2017.06.14

May include: readingsmathematics&c.

Long ago I had a [good] habit of at least keeping a record of the books I’d checked out of the library. You might think the library does that for me, but in Michigan we’re blessed (for the moment) with a very nice interlibrary loan system, and as a result a lot of the books I’ve “checked out” aren’t in the catalog of our library.

Somewhere between not keeping that list all, and keeping the list of everything, is keeping a list of all the books I’ve checked out and haven’t been able to read before they have to go back. Those of you who know me may not find such a list impossible to imagine.

Time to bring back good habits. These are due today, and I haven’t finished reading them: