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”

Why and How I Annotate My Books

I started annotating books in 2018, when my then-manager started a team “book club” to discuss Conscious Business. I did not love the book, but ever the teacher’s pet overachiever, I told myself I was going to read my manager’s bible the book thoroughly, so I brought out the highlighters and the post its. AnnotatingContinue reading “Why and How I Annotate My Books”

Reading the OED by Ammon Shea

Reading the OED: One Man, One Year, 21,730 Pages is as nerdy and niche as it sounds. Some people take pleasure in reading the dictionary, and some people (who claim they would never read the dictionary) are curious how that would be like. I love language—I love how it evolves over time, and I loveContinue reading “Reading the OED by Ammon Shea”