Tag: travel

Dec 16

Book Review: The Woman in Cabin 10

The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware A lot of books try to say they’re the next Gone Girl or Girl on the Train, but this one really does have some of the elements I loved about those two books. It has a narrator who isn’t entirely reliable, but it doesn’t go as whole-hog …

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Mar 28

Book Review: Wild

Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed This book hit me much differently than other memoirs I’ve read. I’ve read other books about mountaineers and felt no desire whatsoever to replicate any part of their experience, not even a fleeting pang of envy for their adventure. But this book …

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May 15

Book Review: The 4-Hour Workweek

The 4-Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferriss I had heard a lot about this book before I read it. My first exposure to Tim Ferris was through Penelope Trunk’s blog. Penelope Trunk hates him, so I admit that prejudiced me. This is the third “How to change your career path” type book that I read in …

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May 01

Book Review: Blood, Bones, and Butter

“Blood, Bones, and Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef by Gabrielle Hamilton Memoirs I’ve read fall into one of four categories. There’s the “My childhood is worse than your childhood” memoir, the “I am or hang out with famous people” memoir, the chef/restaurateur” memoir, and the “traveled the world and met quaint people” …

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