Goodreads Monday: Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art

Goodreads Monday is a weekly meme where we randomly select a book from our Goodreads To Be Read list and share it with the world. It’s been hosted by Lauren’s Page Turners, but I’m not sure if that blog is active anymore. Please enjoy this preview of what I want to read in the future! … Continue reading Goodreads Monday: Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art

Book Review: The Fabric of Civilization

The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the Worldby Virginia PostrelNonfiction/History320 pagesExpected publication date: November 10, 2020 by Basic Books If a sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic, as Virginia Postrel reasons in her new book, The Fabric of Civilization, then a sufficiently ubiquitous technology is indistinguishable from nature. Though fabric suffuses our lives, … Continue reading Book Review: The Fabric of Civilization

Goodreads Monday: Sea People

Sea People: The Puzzle of Polynesia by Christina Thompson Nonfiction/History 384 pages Published March 2019 by Harper From Goodreads: A blend of Jared Diamond’s Guns, Germs, and Steel and Simon Winchester’s Pacific, a thrilling intellectual detective story that looks deep into the past to uncover who first settled the islands of the remote Pacific, where … Continue reading Goodreads Monday: Sea People

Goodreads Monday: 1491 New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus

Goodreads Monday is a weekly meme where we randomly select a book from our Goodreads To Be Read list and share it with the world. It’s hosted by Lauren’s Page Turners, so be sure to link back to her site so that we can all see what everyone plans to read!   1491: New Revelations … Continue reading Goodreads Monday: 1491 New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus