Favorites of 2012: Nonfiction

58.5 of the books I read in 2012 were nonfiction: 34 general nonfiction, 15 memoirs, and 7 essay collections (the 0.5 comes from an anthology that was a mix of fiction and nonfiction). That’s 1.5 more nonfiction books than I read last year. 2012 was also pretty awesome because this blog was a finalist inContinue reading “Favorites of 2012: Nonfiction”

The Influencing Machine: Brooke Gladstone on the Media

I think I first came across Brooke Gladstone’s The Influencing Machine via her appearance on The Colbert Report. As a popular radio host on NPR’s On the Media, Gladstone is known for her thoughtful discussions. My ears immediately perked up: a complex analysis of media distortions? In comic book form?! Sign me up! When IContinue reading “The Influencing Machine: Brooke Gladstone on the Media”