Book Review: The Art of Travel by Alain De Botton


Author: Alain De Botton Title: The Art of Travel Publication Info: Recorded Books, LLC (2002), Audio CD ISBN: 1402545096 Previously Read by Same Author: The Architecture of Happiness Summary/Review: This book reflects on travel focusing on the little things such as the novelty of the commonplace in a new place, disorientation, the boredom of travel,…

Book Review: The Little Book by Selden Edwardse


Author: Selden Edwards Title: The Little Book Publication Info: Penguin Audio (2008), Edition: Unabridged, Audio CD ISBN:  0143143514 Summary/Review: Wheeler Burden is a lot of things: son of a revered athlete and war hero a successful – if not ambitious – high school and college baseball pitcher a rock & roll superstar heir to a…

Book Review: What’s Next: Dispatches on the Future of Science


Author: edited by Max Brockman Title: What’s Next: Dispatches on the Future of Science Publication Info: New York : Vintage Books, 2009. ISBN:  9780307389312 Summary/Review: This short book is a collection of essays about the future of science and was a nice illuminating read.  Oddly enough, much of the material was already familiar to a…