What I Happen to Be Reading At the Moment

"A thirteen-year-old is a kaleidoscope of different personalities, if not in most ways a mere figment of her own imagination. At that age, what and who you are depends largely on what book you happen to be reading at the moment.”


While not 13 anymore, the desire to read almost anything and everything in order to read for fun and for experience is still around. I'm currently working on my PhD in a physical science, but I love to read and books are one of my non-science hobbies.

The Secret History of Wonder Woman

The Secret History of Wonder Woman - Jill Lepore I didn't realize how many early to mid-20th century movements came together to a make Wonder Woman. Even with the unusual living arrangements of the creator, the mixing of photo-feminist and women's suffrage movements into a comic book was fascinating to watch. This biography focused more on the lives of the creators of the comics, drawing exact parallels between life experiences or personal beliefs and panels in the Wonder Woman comic.

Currently reading

Native Son
Richard Wright
The Great Glass Sea
Josh Weil
The Elder Edda
Anonymous, Andrew Orchard