Yes. This would be an amazing system. I'm not entirely sure about the library idea - I've heard that some of the 'introduction to Perl' books are a great help, but aren't vastly needed after the initial few weeks. Perhaps we could sort out a system where after a period between one and three months the introduction books get recycled around (ie: sent to the next person in the list)... but postage is an expensive option.
Having said that, I have got twenty quids worth of booktokens around here somewhere, so the next time I go to shop IRL, I think I might get some words of wisdom from the pen of Schwartz.
Oh, and if you want books, go work in the Library. That's always been my plan...
Whenever I hear his name I always think of spaceballs: the movie
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