This blog is mostly about books, but I don’t write book reviews. My posts here are better described as free-form essays, frequently focused on a book I’ve read recently. Some are very, very long and contain a lot of analysis. Some posts have fewer than five sentences. Some include photos I took while reading the book, because I’m a documenter. (Why isn’t “documenter” actually a word? We specifically don’t have an alternative that means the same thing—one who documents something—without being too limited in scope or geared toward a particular industry or setting. Well, I am a person who documents things, and “documenter” needs to be a word. Someone make it so.)
My favorite way to meet someone is by looking through their books, and it’s the only way I know how to really introduce myself. These are some of my all-time favorites, each for different reasons.
Books are my best friends and I’m a fairly eclectic reader, so the more of these books you have in common with me, the more likely it is that we should be friends.