Christine Barrely’s The Little Book of New York (2017 Reading Book #157)

This was a Christmas gift from my parents in honor of my goal of moving to New York City and pursuing a career in book publishing. It’s nice to know they have my back. This book does a great job of giving up basic background information on many of the … Continue reading

Pamela Newkirk’s Spectacle (2017 Reading Book #140)

I was really excited to read this book because it sounded like a strange and captivating story. And it definitely contained many interesting things that were not too difficult to consume. The story of Ota Benga is incredibly fascinating, complex, and confusing. I laud the author for putting in so … Continue reading

Isabel Wilkerson’s The Warmth of Other Suns (2017 Reading Book #131)

Without a doubt in my 2017 Reading, this book has taken the longest to read. This is nothing to do with it being an unenjoyable read. In fact, I really loved reading this book. It’s just a long book with long chapters that take a while to make your way … Continue reading

Not Like the Movie: Margot Lee Shetterly’s Hidden Figures (2017 Reading Book #38)

It’s been a long time since I’ve seen my dad read a book as quickly as he read Margot Lee Shetterly’s Hidden Figures. As a retired NASA employee, he loves reading books and watching movies and shows about NASA’s history. In fact, he often gets a little choked up whenever he … Continue reading