Great Read: Do Nothing by Celeste Headlee

Great Read: Do Nothing by Celeste Headlee

First of all, this book isn’t about what it says it is. Second, it somehow proved a highly engaging read anyway. And it inspired a month of self-experimentation, so all in all, I think you should give it a read.  I found Do Nothing, while just-browsing in my...
(A Very Short) Book Review: The Collapsing Empire by John Scalzi

(A Very Short) Book Review: The Collapsing Empire by John Scalzi

This review isn’t exactly blog post material, but I really enjoyed the book, so I thought I’d share it with you. Collapsing Empire by John Scalzi I always thought John Scalzi’s books were what sci-fi of the 70s and 80s would have been if the authors back then had more...
Review: Creative Confidence by Tom & David Kelley

Review: Creative Confidence by Tom & David Kelley

Books are my thing. I learn best when I can immerse myself in reading lots of in-depth material on a subject, i.e., not the kind of content—tips & tricks, seven amazing ways how to…, etc.— you can usually find online. Take a look at my bookshelf or my...
Steven Pinker’s The Sense of Style: Who is it for?

Steven Pinker’s The Sense of Style: Who is it for?

“Brevity is the soul of wit and many other virtues in writing.” Steven Pinker I’ve meant to read this book for a while now. A title like The Sense of Style, coupled with the brilliance of Steven Pinker’s own writing, can make you believe that reading the book from...
Great Read, Excellent Advice: Dreyer’s English

Great Read, Excellent Advice: Dreyer’s English

For those of you wondering, Benjamin Dreyer is the guy that you’re trying to impress as far as traditional publishing is concerned. He’s the chief copy editor at Penguin Random House, the largest publisher of paperbacks in the world. When someone like Dreyer releases...