What Do You Care What Other People Think?

Written on July 6, 2019. Written by .

Based on the description of “A thoughtful companion volume to the earlier Surely You Are Joking…” I was expecting something similar to Surely You’re Joking, but this book was quite different. Publishers Weekly sums it up well: “In this posthumous miscellany, theoretical physicist Feynman displays only sporadically the adventurousness that captivated readers of Surely You’re […]

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Pandoras Star

Written on July 6, 2019. Written by .

It took me over 4 years to finish this book. I found most of it really boring. The prelude on the other hand was incredible. I figured if the rest of the book was half as good as the prelude it would be a great book, but it wasn’t even close to half as good. […]

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Meditations by Marcus Aurelius

Written on June 29, 2019. Written by .

This book was really more of a long list of “notes to self” that were fairly repetitive and not particularly interesting. Some of them could be used as prompts for reflection, so there may be some value in reading it, but I would think that another book that develops ideas more fully would be more […]

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