Wow. It's big. And beautiful. It's really cool to see so many articles I remember. And they're still good today. I am, of course, not impartial (two of my articles open the book!) but hey, impartiality is overrated. It's got me itching for the next volumes.
Mark-Jason Dominus wrote a hilarious foreword. Jon's got a great history of TPJ. It's all good, baby. I can think of a number of coworkers just getting their feet in Perl who should have read this. I'd have given it to them and said "master all this and you are ready to touch my code".
And the feeling of nostalgia