Category Archives: Lit Review

Have Fun Out There Or Not

Title: Have Fun Out There Or Not: The Semi-Rad Running Essays Author: Brendan Leonard Completed: May 2022 (Full list of books) Overview: Back in late 2012 or early 2013, Matty and I started planning a fun birthday celebration. Our birthdays … Continue reading

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Relax, It’s Just God

Title: Relax, It’s Just God: How and Why to Talk to Your Kids About Religion When You’re Not Religious Author: Wendy Thomas Russell Completed: May 2022 (Full list of books) Overview: My daughter has started asking questions about religion and … Continue reading

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Too High and Too Steep

Title: Too High & Too Steep: Reshaping Seattle’s Topography Author: David B. Williams Completed: Apr 2022 (Full list of books) Overview: Wow, I really enjoyed this book. It is staggering just how much the landscape of Seattle changed because people … Continue reading

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1493

Title: 1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created Author: Charles C. Mann Completed: Apr 2022 (Full list of books) Overview: Last year I read 1491, the book that tells the other half of the story. It was an enjoyable read, … Continue reading

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Entangled Life

Title: Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds & Shape Our Futures Author: Merlin Sheldrake Completed: Feb 2022 (Full list of books) Overview: In college, my partner took a mycology course. One evening I arrived home to … Continue reading

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Wilding

Title: Wilding: The Return of Nature to a British Farm Author: Isabella Tree Completed: Jan 2022 (Full list of books) Overview: Thanks to my wonderful friend Kate for recommending this book. As I started, it felt like a love letter … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Motion

Title: A Brief History of Motion Author: Tom Standage Completed: Dec 2021 (Full list of books) Overview: Last book of 2021 and first book after transferring my book notes over to my public website. I enjoyed the way this book … Continue reading

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