2324 Paramount Ct, Louisville, CO. is the correct address.
This article makes some of the same “silent in manner, strong in deed” points as the book. https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2017/04/who-stopped-mccarthy/517782/ Worth a skim.
Porkfest bookclub and discussion of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck is THIS FRIDAY at Erik’s in Louisville. Ben is Bringing the picks for voting. You should bring beer and/or pork. 303 S Hoover Ave, Louisville, CO. @ 6:30 http://literati.club/rsvpmaker/december-8-book-clubporkfest-2017-12-08/
I’m only a quarter through it, so take these comments with a grain of salt… I went on a Buddhism deep dive a couple years ago. Got way into it and read several books. I’m no fucking Dalai Lama, but it really calmed me down during a difficult period. I read several books by Thich […]
The Undoing Project by Michael Lewis – 2016 – Nonfiction – 368p (Paperback Expected October 31st) Best-selling author Michael Lewis (Moneyball, The Big Short, Liar’s Poker) examines how a Nobel Prize–winning theory of the mind altered our perception of reality. Forty years ago, Israeli psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky wrote a series of breathtakingly original […]
The Lost City of Z: A tale of deadly obsession in the Amazon (400 pages) In 1925, the legendary British explorer Percy Fawcett ventured into the Amazon jungle, in search of a fabled civilization. He never returned. Over the years countless perished trying to find evidence of his party and the place he called “The […]
Quotes from this story: “Koyla was eighteen when he saw stars for the first time. It had been his first night in Chechnya.” Danilo and Kolya are prisoners of the old man, they build the landscape from the famous painting “This well, this pit has become for him a burrow. He considers the endpoints of […]
Notes, but mostly quotes. “It must be an error, they thought, a bureaucratic oversight. How could Soviet jurisprudence remain infallible if it failed to recognize innocence?” “In distant cities, they were expurgated from their own histories. In photographs, they donned India ink masks. We never knew them, but we are proof they existed.” “… he […]
Notes and quotes, mostly quotes from Anthony Marra’s book The Tsar of Love and Techno. Here we meet Galina’s rich husband. “I spent the first morning writing Tourist Bureau on a piece of cardboard…. I taped the sign to the front door, but within five minutes it had disappeared…. After the fifth sign, I went […]
Hoping to kick up the conversation a bit at club next week, so I’m sharing some notes for conversation. From the Tsar of Love and Techno story Granddaughters. “How could Soviet jurisprudence remain infallible if it failed to recognize innocence?” “expurgated from their own histories. In photographs, they donned India ink masks.” “for a man […]