*Warning: contains spoilers. The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon, despite a truly horrendous cover design (compare to the Weekly World News, the sadly defunct supermarket tabloid responsible for such groundbreaking journalism as “Batboy Lives!”) and titillating title, is surprisingly well written. What David Grann lacks in survival skills he compensates for with literary ability. He also has a journalist’s … Continue reading The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon by David Grann
This week’s Weekly Geeks asks you to choose a book that has been languishing on your bookshelf and ask that age old question, why haven’t I read this yet? It’s a good meme and a good question. Because the first step is admitting you have a problem. I’m a compulsive book buyer. I’m tempted to go into a long, drawn out explanation touching on my … Continue reading Weekly Geeks – Why haven’t I read this yet?