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.

What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions

What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions - Randall Munroe It took me listening to it on audio to be able to finish it (though I got the hard cover edition last summer). It's fun, but it's not fun enough when I can answer the questions because sometimes they are too much like the sort of things I would do for my oral PhD candidacy exam just put in more fun ways.

Also Wil Wheaton narrated it so I wanted to get it over with. Dammit Wesley Crusher, being a know it all again.

Currently reading

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