Archive for the 'Books' Category

Hillbilly Elegy

Hillbilly Elegy Anybody who’s a friend of Peter Thiel is not a friend of mine. Well, not exactly, but what bugged me about the press for this book is that they neglected to point out J.D. Vance’s entrenchment with right wingers, as in this book was seen as an insight into the poor white underbelly […]

Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber

Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber Project Voldemort, that’s today’s business story. “Snap Detailed Facebook’s Aggressive Tactics in ‘Project Voldemort’” Or, to put it another way, you can’t handle the truth. It’s easier to see Mark Zuckerberg and Jeff Bezos as winners than to delve into how they got there. Their characters are more chiaroscuro, […]

Maybe You Should Talk To Someone

“Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, HER Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed” I’ve met Lori Gottlieb. She spoke at Kate’s bookstore. She was promoting a book about anorexia. How she fought back the disease in her teens. But we all agreed she still had it. She verged on painfully thin. And she boasted. […]

Disappearing Earth

Disappearing Earth: A novel I crowdsource my reading. It’s the same thing I do with my viewing. I’ve only got time for great, and when it requires a huge investment of my time… I’m trying to make sense of the world. And I can’t. You see there’s too much input, too many stories. In the […]