Audiobook of the Month | September

Fall is the best season for reading. It’s cool and cozy and there is tea and pumpkin things. And I am so excited that it’s finally here (even though the weather hasn’t caught up yet. And this week, I realized that nothing makes my commute to work nicer than listening to an audiobook and appreciating […]

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Book Review | Barnum: An American Life

P. T. Barnum is as quintessentially American as Cornelius Vanderbilt or Andrew Carnegie. Most of us grew up at least being able to recognize the Barnum & Bailey’s animal crackers box or listening to ads for the circus on the television or radio a hundred years after P. T. Barnum actually lived. He is an […]

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Book Review | Warhead

One of my unofficial reading goals this year is to read a few memoirs that weren’t written by people I’d already heard of. Now, I love a good celebrity memoir, but there’s something to be said about learning more about other people’s experiences. And when I read the synopsis for Jeff Henigson’s Warhead, I was […]

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Book Review | The Last Leonardo

I have always been fascinated by Leonardo da Vinci. Not only is he an insanely talented artist, he was a true genius. The original renaissance man. My love for him was cemented when I read Walter Isaacson’s Leonardo da Vinci last year (if you couldn’t tell by my inability to shut up about it). So […]

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Audiobook of the Month | June

It’s summer, which means it’s time for some fun reading! And what is more fun than a choose your own adventure book? Which, admittedly, I don’t think I ever read as a kid. But this one is definitely the exception, for obvious reasons. I mean, it’s NPH. And also this month’s audiobook of the month. […]

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Book Review | The Moment of Lift

I am a huge fan of Bill and Melinda Gates. I think they are genuinely good people who do an immense amount of good in the world. Plus, Bill Gates’s book recommendations have turned out to be some of my favorite books. I’ve been looking forward to Melinda Gates’s new book, The Moment of Lift […]

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Book Review | The Butchering Art

I am always interested in everything Victorian history. I actually focused on it back when I was a European history major in college. I’ve read about Victorian culture and society and crime. But one thing I hadn’t read too much about: medicine. Victorian medicine was both fascinating and brutal. And while I really enjoyed learning […]

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