A Few Books

May 9, 2016By ChrisBooks, General No Comments

BooksI know recently re-focused on music but I think one post every once in awhile about Books (or movies or…whatever) isn’t a bad thing. So I hope you don’t mind. If you do…let me know.

Dead Wake by Erik Larson

What Alice Forgot

June 2, 2015By ChrisBooks No Comments

What_Alice_Forgot-400x266I think you can describe this as Chick-Lit.

Kate read this and constantly wanted to chat with me about what was happening in the book. When she finished she asked me to read it…please. I said yes.

This book covers …

Mr G by Alan Lightman

September 24, 2012By ChrisBooks No Comments

Science meet poetry via god plus some math (other things too). I’m quite sure the math is right. The science, too, seems solid

but that’s not what you’ll be talking (thinking) about.

It’s a wonderful tale of …

Cloud Atlas

August 14, 2012By ChrisBooks No Comments

by David Mitchell

This was one of my summer reads (how did I not read this book before now?) and at the time I didn’t realize that it was being made into a movie (how did I not know this?). …

The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach

April 30, 2012By ChrisBooks 2 Comments

art of fieldingOk let’s get this out of the way. I’m not a baseball guy (it’s two guys playing catch and every once in awhile something happens). The fantasy season is so bloody long and if you are in a daily line …

Moby Dick

April 2, 2012By ChrisBooks No Comments

If you follow what I’ve read you know that I’ve been reading this book for awhile. I’ve never read it. I don’t know why but one day I walked into a bookstore. OK I know why I walked into the …

Tinkers

February 16, 2012By ChrisBooks No Comments

By Paul Harding

I think I picked up this book because it reminded me of Einstein’s Dreams (which reminds me I should re-read that). The physical nature of the book is quite similar. Well that and fact that my Dad …

Love is a Mix Tape

January 9, 2012By ChrisBooks No Comments

By Rob Sheffield

It’s an easy book. It’s a hard book to get through. If you love music it’s a fun book. Plus I remember mix tapes. Some people wouldn’t have any idea why these two thing make sense together …