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Tim Patrick

Tim Patrick is a software architect and developer with more than 30 years of experience in designing and building custom software solutions. He is the author of multiple books on Microsoft technologies, and was selected as a Microsoft MVP for his support to the programming community. Tim earned his degree in computer science from Seattle Pacific University.
Ward Catalog

Five Classic Authors Who Wore Women’s Underwear

When I see a book in a bookstore, I take it for granted that that author name listed with the title is the same one that appeared on the first edition. But that's not always the case.
Rejected Books

Books I’m Rejecting – The Theater

The candidate list of books for The Well-Read Man Project includes 137 plays, only five of which will make it into the final set.
Ebook Format

I Choose Plastic

After much pondering, getting advice from others, and calculating the expected costs of obtaining books in both formats, I have decided to read the body of works electric.
Rejected Books

Books I’m Rejecting – From Women

From what I can tell, women write just as well as men. But you'd be hard pressed to prove it by looking at the statistics for the list of candidate books.
Rating System

Ratings System for Books

It's no wonder you never see kids trying to sneak in to the Rated-R section of the public library.

More to Read

A Reading Party

Being well read isn't only about consuming the classics and masterpieces from Ancient Greeks and European philosophers. How about a modern political briefs?
The Bitter Pill

Review: Bitter Pill