Because Internet by Gretchen McCulloch

Because Internet delved into how (American) English evolved with the internet. The book had a good concept and a good start. I was amused to learn what kind of internet person (there are different waves and subgroups) I was. McCulloch also tackled internet slang (up until the book was published in 2019), which was quiteContinue reading “Because Internet by Gretchen McCulloch”

My Carnivorous Plants and Me

I acquired my first carnivorous plant in December 2020—a neighbor had propagated his byblis guehoi and sold it to me for cheap. A few weeks later, I bought a nepenthes miranda from a carnivorous plant shop since I wanted to try my hand at pitcher plants. I had great success with those two plants: myContinue reading “My Carnivorous Plants and Me”

Us Against You by Fredrik Backman

Us Against You is the sequel to Beartown, shortly after the events of the first book. It’s been a few years since I read Beartown, but that doesn’t matter so much—Us Against You can stand on its own. Since the story was about a community, there were a lot of characters to follow. Some ofContinue reading “Us Against You by Fredrik Backman”