I’m a huge fan of Roxanne Gay. She’s up there with Zadie Smith.
Her sentences flow flawlessly but has enough weight to ground it to fit her overarching narrative about her struggles with weight. I’ve enjoyed reading Hunger so much that I savored it, reading slowly, hesitant to finish, until I realized that I still have Bad Feminist: Essays to read.
Below are my underlines of the book. Read More »
Reading brings me a lot of pleasure, and while I was very loyal to non-fiction genre, I’m slowly learning the pleasure of reading fiction, with two caveats.
1. The writing has to be natural, subtle, and witty. And I can’t stand loud novels.Read More »
Weekdays were a blur with lot of events on weekends due to lots of November birthday friends, including myself. Coincidentally, I also found out that most of my closest coworkers are also November babies, a pattern that I’ve noticed mostly throughout my career.
While I don’t live my life according to horoscopes and/or Chinese zodiac, there is something about November birthdays and the year of my birth that tends to be a reoccurring theme in my life.
Before I go down a rabbit-hole theorizing how this could’ve happened, here are my interesting reads!
1. If I were a foodie, I would check out all the pizza places in this list.
2. Excited about dwarsliggers, or tiny books that read horizontally, infusing innovation within the publishing industry. Hope that they expand titles of tiny books.Read More »
Art Institute Of Chicago just released over 52K of paintings in high resolution, which means I no longer have to rely on free image portals for my posts. What a great Sunday already!
1. Why Academic researchers are exploiting Amazon’s Mechanical Turk’s underprivileged respondents and how that’ll impact future of research.
2. Seeing Jameela Jamil’s embrace stretch-marks is empowering and encouraging.Read More »