Category Archives: Book Reviews

the wealthy spirit

{On the Nightstand} How to have a Wealthy Spirit

As I recall, everyone really enjoyed an Ephemera Almanac I wrote a while back about all my woo-woo practices andView full post »

and never forget it

[On the Nightstand] How to Learn a Language Fast (and never forget it)

Anyone who knows me well is aware of one of my secrets: if I could have the plug in the back of my head from theView full post »

Poisoners Handbook Berlin Wall

[On the Nightstand] The Poisoner’s Handbook Review

For some reason, I have been immersing myself in the history of the 1920s and 30s recently. I read Bill Bryson’sView full post »

sex criminals book review

[On the Nightstand] Sex Criminals Comic Book Review

Yes, you read that right. This week’s review is of a book called “Sex Criminals.” Yes, thisView full post »

Rodin Hands

[On the Nightstand]: Diane Ackerman measures The Human Age.

What makes nature natural? It’s a quintessentially Anthropocene question. Nature thrived long before cities did,View full post »

for dog walks & drives: midnight riot.

This week, I’m expanding the horizons of the book dr. a little bit in order to include one of my favoriteView full post »

on the nightstand: my struggle, book 1.

First of all, Happy Birthday and thank you to my friend Catherine Theis, who was kind enough to tell me sheView full post »

on the nightstand: aimless love.

One of the gifts of signing myself up for a formidable number of books for my goodreads challenge for 2015 (100View full post »

on the nightstand: changing my mind.

I had the great luck to spend this weekend in Mexico, traveling to a wedding. While I was balancing the time meetingView full post »

on the nightstand: radiance sutras.

I promised a review of this one, so here it is. This was the first book I picked for my pre-meditation inspiringView full post »

great expectations

It seemed only fitting to begin this site with an optimistic title, helpfully one that I only got to reading quiteView full post »