What I’ve been reading …


Book of Tea – Okakura Kakuzō.

Jesus’ Son – Denis Johnson

Lathe of Heaven – Ursula Le Guin.

Old Man and the Sea (again) – Papa

Third-body problem – Liu Cixin

Old School – Tobias Wolff


The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt by T. J. Stiles

Die Wise – Stephen Jenkinson

The Sabbath by Abraham Joshua Heschel

The Prize by Daniel Yergin

Interesting essays

Deep Adaptation: A Map for Navigating Climate Tragedy

Shoshana Zuboff on Surveillance Capitalism’s Threat to Democracy

An Appalachian Trail: A Project in Regional Planning

“Get Out While You Can” Once notorious for her racist and bigoted tweets, Katie McHugh saw the dark insides of the white nationalist movement.