Interesting Reads

- A Running List -

DETAIL FROM GIOVANNI BELLINI’S  SAINT JEROME READING IN A LANDSCAPE , CA. 1480–5.

DETAIL FROM GIOVANNI BELLINI’S SAINT JEROME READING IN A LANDSCAPE, CA. 1480–5.

 
 

 

PLACEMENT ON THIS LIST IS NOT ENDORSEMENT OF THE MESSAGE OF THE BOOK OR ARTICLE.  I SIMPLY ENDORSE IT AS INTERESTING AND WORTHY OF CONSIDERATION. 
-STEVE

Robin Einhorn, American Taxation, American Slavery (2007)

Dobkin and Wheye, The Birder’s Handbook: A Field Guide to the Natural History of North American Birds (1988)

Emma Green's Twitter feed

Kurt Vonnegut, Player Piano (1952)

Robinson Meyer, "How to Fight Amazon (Before You Turn 29)", The Atlantic (July/August 2018 issue) and Lina Khan, "Amazon's Antitrust Paradox", 126 Yale Law Journal 710 (2016-2017)

Anthony Annett, "This Economy Kills", Commonweal (June 5, 2017)

David Sessions, "The Rise of the Thought Leader", The New Republic (June 28, 2017)

Rachel Pearson, "The Challenge of 'Chronic Lyme'", NYR Daily (July 25, 2018) and Lidija Haas, "Memoirs of Disease", The New Yorker (June 4 & 11, 2018 issue)

Wendell Berry, Sex, Economy, Freedom, & Community (1993)
Mr. Berry is my favorite author, and this might be my favorite collection of his essays.

Nick Pyenson, Spying on Whales (2018)
A fascinating book about the amazing past, present, and future of these extraordinary creatures.  Nick is the curator of fossil marine mammals at the Smithsonian.