Men, Explained. (Women too.)

Taschen (the publisher) sent me a great little book — Yang Liu. Man meets Woman— yesterday. With few words, and only simple, graphic images, it does a tidy job of explaining some of the differences — cultural and psychological — between the sexes. I won’t throw a lot of words at explaining a book that forgoes words almost Continue Reading

On My Kindle: Sea Change

I occasionally choose books to read based on silly criteria – in direct opposition of my usual thorough examination of the author, a random three-page read test, and a look for recommendations at I just take a chance and start reading. Occasionally this leads to something I enjoy. And when, more often, the book Continue Reading

A Geek in the Kitchen

I love to cook. I don’t do it every day. But I enjoy it the way I imagine some people enjoy painting. I enjoy it the way I enjoy writing. (I’m not talking about heating up chicken nuggets here.) So I am absolutely thrilled that two worlds I adore – that of the foodie and Continue Reading