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.

Spinster: Making a Life of One's Own

Spinster: Making a Life of One's Own - Kate Bolick Rather than a polemic about the values of being on one's own, Bolick combines her own experiences with those biographies of the women whose career's she admires (and features heavily them being 'spinsters'). It lacks a firm resolution, but at the same time leaves Bolick's life open in ways that her "awakener"'s stories do not have.

Currently reading

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