January’s Kind of Like a Book Club Book

I thought it would make sense for the group read to take a hiatus over the holidays, so the next “kind of like a book club” book will be discussed at the end of January. I seem to have lost a few participants with the last pick (Ready Player One), so hopefully this one will appeal to more people. Continue reading


“Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines and Habits of Billionaires, Icons and World-Class Performers”, by Tim Ferriss

Tim Ferriss has a highly successful podcast in which he interviews people who are tops at what they do and tries to uncover some of the secrets of their success. He’s good at this because he seems to be genuinely curious about his guests and he likes to apply some of their methods to his own life in an ongoing effort to improve himself. Continue reading

“Dad is Fat”, by Jim Gaffigan

For anyone who wants a good laugh about some of the crazy truths of kids and parenting, “Dad is Fat” might be just the ticket. Author, comedian and father of five Jim Gaffigan tells it like it is without that polite, public filter so many of us use when we talk about being parents. The result is an honest, funny commentary on the joys, frustrations and mystifying realities of raising kids. Continue reading