Catching up on a few recently completed book. Or not completed, as the case may be.
Born to Run by Bruce Springsteen
It’s a much better song than a book. Bruce wrote a book much like his concerts, long and rambling. He desperately needed a strong armed editor on this book. He didn’t get it. I didn’t even finish it. I gave up at the 50% mark.
What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by Randall Munroe
The XKCD guy writing a book answering absurd questions sent to him by readers. If you ever wondered about hitting a fastball thrown at the speed of light, or building a Lego bridge across the Atlantic Ocean, this is the book for you. If you haven’t wondered about that kind of stuff, what is wrong with you?
The Thrill of the Grass by WP Kinsella
If you think this collection of short stories about baseball is just about baseball you need to go back and read it again..