A mild thumbs up for Stephen McCauley’s 2006 novel Alternatives To Sex.
A review of the book Busted, a memoir of life in the mortgage meltdown fast lane by New York Times economics reporter Edmund L Andrews.
A review of the non-fiction book Leisureville: Adventures In America’s Retirement Utopias by Andrew D Blechman.
And then, sometimes, there are the perks of being a blogging book reviewer. As when a publicity agent sent me an e-mail offering a review copy of Judith Matloff’s Home Girl. Subtitled "Building… Read More
If you’ve come to fear that you spend Way too much time watching House Hunters on HGTV, if you’ve found yourself Zillow-ing everyone from your neighbors to a blind date or if you… Read More
Today’s architectural books are a far cry from my usual eye candy selections. Both The Concrete House by Pieter A VanderWerf and The Rammed Earth House by David Easton are detailed and practical… Read More
Lately Ron and I have become regular viewers of a show on HGTV where two rather pompous designers visit with the owners of homes that have been on the market for awhile and… Read More
Last week’s books on spectacular log homes seemed to spark a real interest in the subject for Ron and today’s books are two he ordered from the library catalog which we both oohed… Read More
When I was a high school senior I had a sociology class, taught by a really nice man who was not a very stern disciplinarian. One day during a unit on group communications… Read More