A Song for Nagasaki by Paul Glynn

A Song for Nagasaki: The Story of Takashi Nagai: Scientist, Convert, and Survivor of the Atomic Bomb by Paul Glynn My rating: 5 of 5 stars In 1928 young Takashi Nagai was a medical student at the top of his class. An atheist, he passionately believed that science held the key to the future of [Read More...]

My 2014 Reading Challenge

My 2013 book challenge was really rewarding, making me pick up books I would just keep skipping over in favor of lighter reading. I’m doing it again for the third year in a row. Some books are carried over from last year and some I dropped because … well, I’m not married to these lists. [Read More...]

My Favorite Books (audio) in 2013

My favorite audiobooks from 2013 with descriptions in 10 words or less. In the approximate order in which I heard them. The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins Classic mystery with unexpectedly hilarious characters. Read by B.J. Harrison at The Classic Tales Podcast, my review here. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien Listening to this much-beloved book gave it [Read More...]