For a food and books blog, I sure have been slacking on the books…


A sentence and a word.

  • The Paris Wife by Paula McLain. A quiet woman loves a chaotic man (who happens to be Ernest Hemmingway). Good.
  • Invitation to a Beheading by Vladimir Nabokov. A man is jailed for being too opaque. Trippy.
  • The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley. Women shape Arthurian legend. Epic.
  • Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury. It’s the ’60s and there’s a creepy circus. Okay.
  • The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman. Gaiman retells The Jungle Book as only Gaiman can. Brilliant.
  • White Noise by Don DeLillo. Blah blah blah we all die. Blah.
  • Cordeliaโ€™s Honor by Lois McMaster Bujold. Blah blah blah cheesy space opera. Blah.
  • The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling. Mowgli make us wonder if anyone really fits in anywhere. Classic.
  • Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert Heilein. A man from Mars starts a new religion. Rambling.
  • To the Heart of the Nile by Pat Shipman. One ballsy woman follows her husband into Africa. Interesting.

Currently Reading

  • Childhood’s End by Arthur C. Clark

Going to Read

(Or, at least, I picked them up at the used book store.)

  • Dead Souls by Nikolai Gogol
  • You Don’t Have to Be Evil to Work Here, but It Helps by Tom Holt
  • Hocus Pocus by Kurt Vonnegut


Read anything good lately? What are youย  picking up next?