What I read and watched in January

What I read and watched in January

It is a feature of my life that there is always way more to read and watch than there is time to do the reading and the watching, but I do try, you know.

What I read this month, in chronological order:

Putain by Nelly Arcand, How to Change your Mind by Michael Pollan (fantastically interesting but too long for me; I reluctantly abandoned a third of the way through), Braving the Wilderness by Brené Brown, The Uses and Abuses of History by Margaret MacMillan, Unshakeable by Tony Robbins (don’t judge; I only skimmed it).

Still in progress: The Road to Little Dribbling by Bill Bryson, Bonheur d’occasion by Gabrielle Roy, Chanson douce by Leila Slimani, Delta of Venus: Erotica by Anais Nin (on recommendation of Tim Ferriss, not for sensitive souls fair warning), Women Talking by Miriam Toews.

What I watched this month, ditto:

The Grinch, Jason Bourne (the newish one), Unknown, Snowden, Steve Jobs biopic (it was interesting except roughly two hours too long), Inside Out, Toy Story 3, The Catcher was a Spy, Thank You for Smoking, Botany of Desire (Michael Pollan documentary, fell asleep and felt terribly guilty because I love him), The Crown (rewatching the series, about half-way through the first season), Cars 3.

Where the falls aren't the main attraction

Where the falls aren't the main attraction

A philosophy of life - how necessary is it?

A philosophy of life - how necessary is it?

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