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mental floss

Book: Playing For Pizza

I needed some mental floss one night in New York last week when I was having trouble sleeping so I read Playing for Pizza: A Novel. My mom had recommended this one – I can’t remember why – but I usually read whatever she recommends. Put it in the “good son” category (although she helped…

Inside Out

Tonight’s book was Inside Out by Barry Eisler, one of my favorite mental floss writers.  Several (four?) years ago when Amy and I were up in Homer, we became obsessed with Eisler’s John Rain books.  I miss John Rain but if foreshadowing is to be believed, I expect the next Eisler book will include both…

Book: Daemon

If you read one book in 2009, read Daemon.  It’s unusual for me to recommend a book so early in the year.  Daemon is only my fourth book of 2009.  It’s a first novel.  And it’s mental floss.  But it’s as close to flawless for a book of its genre. I first heard about Daemon…