Saturday, August 30, 2014
Daily Thoughts 08/30/2014
I am on vacation right now. I am in Seattle taking care of some personal things. I spent eight hours on an airplane on Thursday. I finished a book, The Circle by Dave Eggers which was an interesting warning about what could happen if social media got completely out of hand.
I also read another novel, The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin. It was a novel about a bookseller before the age of the internet and e-books. A.J. Fikry is the classic slightly grumpy old fashioned bookseller. He adopts a baby which is left in his store. There are many very literary references throughout the book. Each chapter begins with a summary of a classic work. It was very enjoyable reading this novel.
I bought a book in the airport bookstore when I was in Atlanta on a stopover. It is an action spy novel by Mark Sullivan called Outlaw. The story is a fairly pure piece of fantasy. Mark Sullivan cowrote a few books with James Patterson.
I have not been doing a lot of reading.
Posted by Book Calendar at 9:39 PM