Tag Archives: Biography

2019 Reading Recap: Persons of Interest

I’m always thumbs up on reading a biography, because, honestly, pretty much anyone’s life is more interesting than mine. ¬†With all this concern about high tech surveillance, in my case, I think the joke is on Alexa, Google and whoever … Continue reading

Posted in Books and Reading, Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Reading Recap: Some of the Most Interesting People I Met Last Year.

I traveled seven centuries to make some new acquaintances in my 2017 reading. A dozen biographies, memoirs and historical portraits illuminated my tiny canon of knowledge of history, art, politics and literature. Some of these books were a bit like … Continue reading

Posted in Music/Art/Literature/Culture | Tagged , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Shelf Life: Stranger than Fiction

I’ll reach for a novel every time. It is mostly thanks to my book clubs, travel and the occasional moment of discipline that I am grudgingly prodded into reading non-fiction. About a third of the books I read in 2015 … Continue reading

Posted in Music/Art/Literature/Culture | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment