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Seriously, Read a Book!

Thoughts on books, often interpreted through the high-brow prism of cartoon (read: Archer) references. Wait! I had something for this...

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The Sketchnote Handbook: The Illustrated Guide to Visual Notetaking
Mike Rohde
The Antidote
Oliver Burkeman
The Kind Worth Killing
Peter Swanson
Data Points: Visualization That Means Something
Nathan Yau
James Buchanan
Jean H. Baker, Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.

The Shining

Shining - Stephen King
Update: I could no longer lie to myself by denying this book the five stars it deserves.

There's really no good reason for me not to give this five stars, other than a hankering suspicion that my newfound love of Stephen King might result in five-star mania.

King's ability to convey and replicate the inner monologue of fear is truly incredible. The fact that he does so for such different characters, including the mind of a child, makes it all the more impressive.

Also, there's really nothing more terrifying than the familiar taking on the qualities of the unknown and horrifying.