The First Phone Call from Heaven by Mitch Albom

Years ago, I read Mitch Albom’s The Five People You Meet in Heaven. I liked it then. There was something about his writing that brought me comfort, so when someone offered to trade The First Phone Call from Heaven with me, I thought sure, why not? It was okay. I feel like if I’d readContinue reading “The First Phone Call from Heaven by Mitch Albom”

Shoe Dog by Phil Knight

One of my friends recommended I read Phil Knight’s Shoe Dog, a memoir about how Nike came to be. At first, I didn’t feel like I could empathize with Phil Knight nor root for him. (IDK, he seemed too smart or something too good to be true.) But I read on because I was curiousContinue reading “Shoe Dog by Phil Knight”

Interior Chinatown by Charles Yu

Interior Chinatown showcases the (perceived) roles we play in society. Particularly, the role of the Asian immigrant in a Chinatown. Although it works with stereotypes and generalizations, many of the points raised felt justified. I felt a little sad for the main character when I was reading; it’s not easy to be a minority inContinue reading “Interior Chinatown by Charles Yu”