Books, to me, are the antidote to all of the bullshit life chucks at you. Questions, answers, doorways, passageways, mirrors, windows, microscopes, telescopes: a book could be any or all of these things. That’s why I’ve always got at least two books going, one nonfiction and one fiction.

Currently Reading

The Swerve: How the World Became Modern by Stephen Greenblatt

The Unconsoled by Kazuo Ishiguro

Favorite Reads of 2019, thus far:

The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

Mary’s Monster by Lita Judge

Favorite Travel Memoirs

Wall to Wall: From Beijing to Berlin by Rail by Mary Morris

Riding the Iron Rooster by Paul Theroux (I have mixed feelings about Paul Theroux, but this is the book that made me want to be a travel writer)

Maiden Voyage by Tania Aebi