On that note, here's a list I contributed to that rounds up great books from 2015.
Last month, I said I would share an ebook that my friend surprised me with, made from of a short story I wrote and sent to him for kicks. There's not a great way for me to do that while preserving a few options I want to keep, so if you want to check it out, just reply to this message and I'll send it directly to you. It's got robots in it. Unrelated, you might need some Magritte gifs. Raphaëlle Martin, animated tribute to René Magritte’s 1953 “Golconda” (2014)
I went to a pretty unusual beer festival and wrote about it:
As the night wore on, my expertise using the slightly finicky water stations became increasingly strange and awesome to people around me — I’m guessing many of them hadn’t yet bothered with it, even three hours in. And I’m almost certain that one guy hadn’t, which is how he came to provide me with my favorite moment of the evening...