Thursday, November 19, 2015

Recent reads

Here are some recent reads:

The girl in the spider's web, by David Lagercrantz. Alfred A. Knopf, 2015. 399 pages. ISBN 9780385354288. Fourth installment in Stieg Larsson's Millennium series. Different writing style, but once past that, a worthy successor.

Redshirts, by John Scalzi. Tor, 2012. 317 pages. ISBN 9780765334794. Mind-bending sci fi with a good dose of humor.

Clearing the clutter for good feng shui, by Mary Lambert. Fall River Press, 2001. 96 pages. ISBN 9780760722039. Great advice for improving one's environment.


The age of speed: a new perspective for thriving in a more-faster-now world, by Vince Poscente. Bard Press, 2007. 215 pages. ISBN 9781885167675. Most books are telling us all to slow down; this one advises us to embrace the speed. Not convincing...


The Martha rules: 10 essentials for achieving success as you start, build, or manage a business, by Martha Stewart. Rodale, 2005. 195 pages. ISBN 1594864705. Good business advice from Martha, inspired by her time in prison where she met a lot of women who aspired to starting their own businesses after incarceration. Well-written, and includes a lot of relevant anecdotes from Martha's own career.