Thursday, November 17, 2011

Five of the Usual and One New Guy


Kill Alex Cross by James Patterson. Yes. Please.

V is for Vengeance by Sue Grafton. She is four books from retirement.

Devil's Gate by Clive Cussler and Graham Brown. I read a review of one of Cussler's recent collaborations and the reviewer really liked the book.

Large Print

Bonnie by Iris Johansen. Is that spelling Danish? Didn't I ponder this before?

The Next Always by Nora Roberts.

New Guy

The Postmortal by Drew Magary. A discoverr for aging is released and people are immortal. Things happen.

On My Office Door a Week and a Half Ago

Good Note

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

I Want To Go Eat

Uninspired NonFiction

How the Dog Became the Dog: from wolves to our best friends by Mark Derr. eating the kitchen garbage, chewing on tissues, sleeping on the couch, pooping on the driveway, barking at the grass/air/leaves/imaginary squirrels.

New Dimensions in Bead and Wire Jewelry by Margot Potter. New dimensions? Like parallel dimensions?

Top 10 Beijing by DK Eyewitness. I heard few years ago that you cannot make even the vaguest protest action outside Tiananmen Square without having secret police beat the snot out of you and throw you in the back of a black van.

Discover China by Lonely Planet. "Experience the best of China." Like dog meat and pollution.

Fiction, Large Print, Blah Blah Blah

I Married for Happiness by Lily Tuck. Good for you.

Tolstoy and the Purple Chair by Nina Sankovitch. Well, it's not like your going to actually read Tolstoy, is it?

Coffin Man by James D. Doss. Directions for next Halloween.

Lost December by Richard Paul Evans. I once lost a whole year in Dallas by watching tv and drinking cheap beer.

11/22/63 by Stephen King. Large and regular print versions of a novel that has been getting a huge amount of press. I don't get the all the attention.

Sound and Vision (Repeat)

DVD Documentaries

Polo Kid by Nathaniel McCullagh. "True story of how a 13 year old boy from humble origins became a polo star."

Tabloid: an Errol Morris Love Story by Errol Morris. Obsessed and crazy beauty queen winner kidnaps a guy and becomes queen of tabloid covers.

DVD in Spanish

La Reina del Sur: Volume 1 starring Kate Del Castillo. Una filma con mujer con Walther pistola y negro hair-o.

La Reina del Sur: Volume 2 starring Kate Del Castillo. Further-o adventuras con mujer con negro negro hari-o con Jorge Michael y pointy botas.

Music on Shiny Disc of Plastic

Thirt3en by MegaDeath. Pilot/guitarist sings loud songs of death.