Thursday, May 24, 2012

Why is Sex Fun? by Jared Diamond

Great overview of various species sexual and child-rearing practices.
Men can lactate!

This is a Book by Demetri Martin

Smart, meta-humour. Highly worthwhile and a delightful borrow from the library.

Thursday, May 03, 2012

Brief Interviews with Hideous Men by David Foster Wallace

Short, only 1/3 good, and only 2-4 of the short stories worthwhile.
Not impressed given how much amazing he was supposed to be.

Roots: The Saga of an American Family by Alex Haley

Incredible - must read

The Visual Display of Quantitative Information by Edward R. Tufte

lines actually saying something

In the Plex: How Google Thinks, Works, and Shapes Our Lives by Steven Levy

Unfinished ~ 40%

I thought I would find it more interesting but I just didn't.