Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future, by Ashlee Vance

A lot of great information about Elon's life, SpaceX, Tesla, Solar City, and how amazing Elon Musk is. I thoroughly enjoyed this biography!! The book began with the story of Elon's life growing up in South Africa and later his college years in Canada and the United States. Growing up he was seen as very … Continue reading Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future, by Ashlee Vance

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Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl, by Carrie Brownstein

This memoir was incredibly charming. I love Carrie Brownstein (rock goddess of Sleater-Kinney fame and scene stealer from the TV show Portlandia) and reading her stories made me feel really cozy. Her writing is passive and lyrical, and I enjoyed reading about her childhood/teen years/college life as well as about being in a 90s band. … Continue reading Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl, by Carrie Brownstein

SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome, by Mary Beard

Mary Beard is quite simply fantastic and this book was amazing. About six weeks ago one of my most favorite movies was on TV- Gladiator (2000). It instantly sparked an impulsive buy from Amazon- this great book SPQR. It is definitely written in a somewhat pop-history way (no obtrusive footnotes and referencing, until the end … Continue reading SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome, by Mary Beard