Book Review: Lily and the Octopus by Steven Rowley

“Lily and Octopus” is a cute read about one man’s relationship with his dog. It’s emotional and heartwarming with a little bit of humour entwined. It’s strange middle will have to knock a star off but still a solid 4 stars from me.… Read More Book Review: Lily and the Octopus by Steven Rowley

Book Review: Gone to New York: Adventures in the City by Ian Frazier

I loved New York but the same can be said for “Gone to New York”. The facts and figures can’t rescue a boring topic. After the first try I just didn’t want to pick this up on my morning commute for the rest of the week but powered through. I’m giving Ian Frazier’s essays just 1 star.… Read More Book Review: Gone to New York: Adventures in the City by Ian Frazier

Book Review: My First New York: Early Adventures in the Big City by New York Magazine

This book isn’t going to stick in your mind forever, but I’m not sure it needs to. As a collection of short accounts, The New York Times have put together and interesting peek into the city over the years. Now it’s time to explore the city for myself…… Read More Book Review: My First New York: Early Adventures in the Big City by New York Magazine