I think this covers like 9 months or so. Pathetic.
Jane Mayer - The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned Into a War on American Ideals, 2008
Damn, Dick Cheney was a bad man.
Rich Cohen - Sweet and Low, 2006
I liked the history of sugar stuff. I loved the early history of the family's fortunes. I wasn't as interested in the corruption stuff or the family sniping. I love that the factory is on Cumberland St in Fort Greene though. Love it, love it, love it. I had no idea.
Jon Krakauer - Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith, 2003
I loved this book. Krakauer makes everything so darn entertaining. I like how he interweaves a tale of murder with the entire history of the Mormon church. It also helped me understand some of Big Love a little better. I can't recommend this book any higher.
Michael Lewis - Home Game: An Accidental Guide to Fatherhood, 2009
I liked Moneyball and I've liked other things I've read by Lewis but for the most part, this book really irked me. He comes across as an out-of-touch whiny doofus in this book. Keep your thoughts and guilty feelings about being a dad to yourself and stick to other more interesting topics dude.
Michael Chabon - Manhood for Amateurs: The Pleasures and Regrets of a Husband, Father, and Son, 2009
This book, on the other hand, is very good. In the battle of Michaels for supremacy on the dad writing, the clear winner is Chabon.
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