Tag Archives: non-fiction

DNF: A History of God

I bought this book in 2007, half a year out of school, still trying to impress the boys reading Noam Chomsky and The Economist. I’ve always found religion, history, and human nature fascinating and full of layers. At 22 years … Continue reading

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Notes on Reading: Hello Again

It’s been a while. Let’s jump right in, shall we? A few months ago, I stumbled onto a wonderful blog called Modern Mrs. Darcy. Anne is a reader – an avid reader. She posts reviews, recommendations, reading lists – and … Continue reading

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Review: Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) – April 2013

¬†Firstly, I’ve learned that I really need to write my reviews much closer to the time that I finish the book. And this is especially true with audio books. It’s much more difficult to go back and refresh my memory … Continue reading

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Review: What I Talk About When I Talk About Running – March 2013

Haruki Murakami’s What I Talk About When I Talk About Running is a lot of things, but first and foremost it is a series of personal essays documenting a writer’s training program leading up to the New York City Marathon. … Continue reading

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Review: Bossypants – February 2013

First audio book of 2013 completed!¬†Achievement¬†unlocked. This is a book that I was sorry to see go. I listened to it on my drive into work and on my way home every day for a week. I listened to it … Continue reading

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Notes on Reading: Bossypants & Audio Books

I read an article recently that discussed how best to avoid stress during a long commute. After step 1 (accept your fate and go with it), the article suggested using the time to strengthen your mind. Some suggestions: Download a … Continue reading

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