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The Shining 12 July, 2018

The Shining is yet another Stephen King book that made it on to my list. I have seen the movie more than a few times over my life but never…

The Danish Way of Parenting 04 July, 2018

The last in the batch of parenting books that I bought, The Danish Way of Parenting turns to Denmark as a bastion of happiness to explain…

The Harvard Psychedelic Club 01 July, 2018

The Harvard Psychedelic Club was recommended to me by Taya as she was surprised I had not read it already. I had a decent understanding of…

Bringing Up Bébé 29 June, 2018

Bringing Up Bébé is a book memoir combined with a book on parenting advice. The main point is that the culture of parenting in Paris is…

American Gods 14 June, 2018

American Gods made its way on to my reading list again for some unknown reason. I think someone asked me if I liked Neil Gaiman and as…

NOS4A2 18 May, 2018

After reading Horns , I put NOS4A2 on my list and was excited to get to it. The dark comedy genre really fits my personality for some…

The Dispossessed 30 April, 2018

Taya recommend another Ursula K. Le Guin book, The Dispossessed , which is set roughly in the same scifi universe as The Left Hand of…

Authority 22 April, 2018

Authority is the second book in the Southern Reach trilogy, the first being Annihilation . I would classify these both as literary science…

Artemis 06 April, 2018

From the author of The Martian , Artemis is a great heist story set on the moon in the future. Once again he strikes just the right…

Rise and Kill First 04 April, 2018

I saw a review for Rise and Kill First a month or so ago and immediately put it on my reading list. I decided to read it after I picked up…

The Blessing Of A Skinned Knee 22 March, 2018

The Blessing Of A Skinned Knee was recommended by our future pediatrician. In many ways it is a book about living a Jewish life and how…

Station Eleven 20 March, 2018

Another suggestion from Amazon's list of best books, Station Eleven is a story about humanity and civilization. The setting is before…

Dark Matter 15 March, 2018

In trying to keep the sources of my books diverse I pull from some lists periodically just to keep an eye on what other people are reading…

Shoe Dog 12 March, 2018

Shoe Dog , the autobiography or memoir by Phil Knight, is a thoroughly engaging and entertaining account of the rise of the most iconic…

Horns 09 March, 2018

Horns is a wonderful dark comedy by Joe Hill. This one was recommended to me by my wife while we were walking in Washington D.C. and came…

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