One of my favorite books is called The Alienist, by Caleb Carr. I read this book in my undergraduate abnormal psychology class. Yes, the picture in this post is my actual book from college. The book is about a psychologist, or an “alienist,” trying to profile a serial killer. In class, we were assigned certain … Read More
I used to buy books once in awhile, but I realized I have too much stuff. I borrowed actual books from the library, but all that changed when I discovered you can check out eBooks from the library and read them on my Kindle. Each library has a certain number of copies of the digital … Read More
Books, books, books! Amazon released its list of Best Books of 2017, complete with editors’ picks and gift ideas. I’m excited mostly because I’m always looking for book recommendations. As I retweeted Trip Lee: Book recommendations is my love language — Trip Lee (@TripLee) October 31, 2017 Gifts I don’t usually buy books as gifts … Read More
I really need to get rid of a lot of my junk. I must say I’ve gotten a lot better about books these last couple of years since I starting borrowing ebooks and audiobooks from the public library. Guardian cartoons by Tom Gauld (including the one shown above) available as prints here.
Our current criminal justice system has no provision for restorative justice, in which an offender confronts the damage they have done and tries to make it right to the people they have harmed. -Piper Kerman, Orange Is the New Black
I’ve had a kindle for quite a while now. I read a lot when I first got it, but then the reading the slowed down. That is, until I loaned the kindle to some friends. Then I realized how I read much more on a kindle. I rarely buy books now, mostly because I have … Read More