Not a great read, lots of future-casting, but the only hardback boi of the month.
Favorite guilty pleasure: *Pretty Girls* by Karin Slaughter—love a good sister thriller.
Favorite audiobook: Betty White reading If You Ask Me.
Poetry standout: Rudy Francisco’s Helium.
Deep Work by Cal Newport ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ [Productivity, psychology]
AI Superpowers: China, Silicon Valley, and the New World Order by Kai-fu Lee ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ [Science/tech, politics]
Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud: The Rise and Reign of the Unruly Woman by Anne Helen Petersen ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ [Feminism, pop culture]
Bossypants by Tina Fey ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ [Autobiography, humor]
If You Ask Me (And of Course You Won’t) by Betty White ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ [Memoir, humor]
The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind by Michio Kaku ⭐️⭐️⭐️ [Science, psychology]
Small Fry: A Memoir by Lisa Brennan Jobs ⭐️⭐️⭐️ [Autobiography/Steve Jobs through the eyes of estranged daughter Lisa.]
This Time Together: Laughter and Reflection by Carol Burnett ⭐️⭐️⭐️ [Memoir, humor]
What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions ⭐️⭐️ [Exactly what you think it is.]
Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ [Mystery, thriller]
The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ [Mystery, psychological thriller]
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ [Science Fiction, dystopia]
My Year of Rest and Relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh ⭐️⭐️⭐️ [Literary fiction, mental health]
Fox 8 by George Saunders ⭐️⭐️⭐️ [Short story/fable]
Helium by Rudy Francisco ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Your Soul is a River by Nikita Gill ⭐️⭐️⭐️
Black Movie by Danez Smith ⭐️⭐️⭐️