Bedside Manner: Finishing What You Start
Words to fall asleep by
By Amy Smith,
3:55PM, Sun. Sep. 18, 2011
Completing an entire book has become more of a challenge, but I've had some recent successes: Louise Erdrich's Shadow Tag and E.L. Doctorow's Homer and Langley.
The Stranger, by Albert Camus: Another read of this tattered 1958 reprint, this time with greater clarity.
Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison, a memoir by Piper Kerman: I pulled this little number out of the Chronicle book bin. Sing it to me.
The Oz Principle: Getting Results Through Individual and Organizational Accountability: Zzzzz, right? I'm not into self-improvement books but hard times call for self-improvement books.
Autumn of the Moguls: Writer Michael Wolff's ego is all over this 2003 book, which nonetheless provides a fascinating view of the big media world of the early 00s. The more things change ...
A stack of New Yorkers, a food magazine (duh), and a notebook for big ideas.