Monthly Archives: October 2019

Nickel Boys, by Colson Whitehead

Why this Book:  Selected by my literature reading group as our selection for September 2019. One of our members had read Whitehead’s Pulitzer Prize winning The Underground Railroad, and so liked it that he’d begun this book. We were looking … Continue reading

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An Artist of the Floating World, by Kazuo Ishiguro

Why this book: Selected by my literature reading group, based on recommendation from my son, and our general appreciation for Ishiguro’s Remains of the Day. Summary in 3 sentences: Set in post-WWII Japan, a Japanese artist Musaji Ono is living … Continue reading

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The Last Lecture, by Randy Pausch

Why this book: I am preparing a blog post on 200 days – what it would mean to know you only have 200 days to live. Well, here is a book by a guy who lived (and died) that experience. … Continue reading

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You are AWESOME – How To Navigate Change, Wrestle with Failure, and Live an Intentional Life, by Neil Pasricha

Why this Book:  The publisher asked me whether, if they sent me an advance copy of this book, I would read it and review it.  I said yes.  They sent it. I read it.   I liked it, and this … Continue reading

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