Fall of Giants, Book Review and summary

Fall of Giants by Ken Follett is a historical novel following several characters in the years leading up to and during the first world war, paying close attention to Britain’s women’s suffrage movement,  and the Bolshevik revolution. As per usual the summary will contain spoilers, skip on down to the review if you don’t want… Continue reading Fall of Giants, Book Review and summary

The Dharma Bums Book Review and Summary

Ah, Yes. I go through lots of books, and it’s writing like this that makes a period of sifting through mediocre book after mediocre book worth it. So you should know the drill by now, summary will contain spoilers, review will try to avoid them, you can make your own decisions about what to do with… Continue reading The Dharma Bums Book Review and Summary

The Best Formats for Enjoying Books

I had an interesting, albeit awkward, interaction earlier this week. A friend and I were walking around window shopping, I had just bought a lightly used book (by which I mean the previous owner used it to decorate a bookshelf and it had never been opened before) for $2.50, and we saw another bookstore, curious… Continue reading The Best Formats for Enjoying Books