The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad. A review.

[CATEGORIES: Literature, Lapham’s Quarterly, Reading, Book Review] [Click HERE to see my previous posts referencing Lapham’s Quarterly.] [Some of LQ’s contents are available free.] Speed reader though I am not, I recently inhaled this book, reading it devotedly and continuously.  Preceding and inspiring perhaps the spirit of modern day spy and mystery novels, Conrad weaves various characters and … Continue reading The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad. A review.

WOOL, the Omnibus (1-5) by Hugh Howey

[Categories: BOOKS, BOOK REVIEWS, SCIENCE FICTION.] I have not read any reviews of this book as I prefer not to have my reading tainted my preconceived notions other than that a book may be good, bad, or indifferent. I could not be a professional reviewer as I can't finish reading a book that isn't somewhere … Continue reading WOOL, the Omnibus (1-5) by Hugh Howey

A Dog’s Life – The Early Years. 8 weeks 3 days old (in 2006).

People like photos.  People like dogs (usually).  Dogs like people (usually).  Do dogs like photos? [This gallery is in slideshow mode.  Click on any dog picture to open the slideshow.  Scroll down and click 'View Full Size...' to do just that.  On my Macbook I can then click again to make the photo REAL BIG. … Continue reading A Dog’s Life – The Early Years. 8 weeks 3 days old (in 2006).

Inside Apple by Adam Lashinksky, book review

INSIDE APPLE: How America's Most Admired--And Secretive--Company Really Works, by Adam Lashinsky. Published January 2012 by Business Plus of the Hachette Book Group. At slightly over 200 pages this is a clear, fast, easy read, for which I am always grateful. I enjoyed this book and, more importantly, was educated.  The author gives an excellent … Continue reading Inside Apple by Adam Lashinksky, book review

The book STEVE JOBS by Walter Isaacson

I received the book STEVE JOBS by Walter Isaacson as a Christmas gift and inhaled the 600-page tome in a week.  It's an easy read, something I always appreciate.  I found it intriguing, inspiring, insightful and I highly recommend it. Jobs was the mercurial co-founder and intermittently long-term CEO of Apple Computer, the company that … Continue reading The book STEVE JOBS by Walter Isaacson