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

Currently reading

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.

Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls

Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls - David Sedaris

Funny stuff. Definitely more "classic Sedaris" than Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest Bestiary, but not in my top two or three of his books. As always, I prefer to listen to him read aloud.

 

Among my favorite quotes:

“In the beginning, I was put off by the harshness of German. Someone would order a piece of cake, and it sounded as if it were an actual order, like, 'Cut the cake and lie facedown in that ditch between the cobbler and the little girl'.”