Stop what you’re reading. Get this book. The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion.

The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion My rating: 5 of 5 stars You know it’s an unusual book when your mother forces you to read it by threatening you with guilt at her deathbed if you don’t try it. (Ahem. Not that I’ve left any of my mother’s book suggestions lingering too long on my [Read More...]

The Martian by Andy Weir

The Martian by Andy Weir My rating: 4 of 5 stars Astronaut Mark Watney is marooned on Mars after a freak dust storm literally blows him away from his crewmates. Thinking he’s dead, the mission is scrubbed and the rest of the crew head back to Earth. Mark hopes to survive until the next NASA [Read More...]

With Design this good I almost don’t care about a story: S. by J.J. Abrams and Doug Dorst

S. by J.J. Abrams, Doug Dorst I can’t rate this book yet because I just got it home from the library and took a good look at it. That “good look” took me 15 delighted minutes. Why so long? Because this “1949″ book, perfectly designed in the style of the time, has a correspondence going [Read More...]


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