Category: 60 in 60

60 in 60: #22 – Sun-tzu’s The Art of War (Penguin’s Great Ideas)

This blog post is part of my ongoing “60 Books in 60 Days” encounter with the Penguin Great Ideas series, which was the Guardian’s book site of the week and mentioned on the Penguin blog. (Their latest post comments on the first 20.) From mid-December to mid-February, I will read one book in the series […]

60 in 60 Penguin Great Ideas, Second Set

By popular request, a list of the second set of Penguin Great Ideas books. (Tomorrow, #21…) Any favorites here? I’ve marked with * authors I’ve read, and if I’ve in the past read any particular book listed below, I’ve marked it with **.

60 in 60 after 20–Interlude the First

I’ve now reached the end of the first series of Penguin Great Ideas books. You can find the breakdown of the last week in my latest Amazon post on the Omnivoracious blog. You can read all of the 60-in-60 pieces here. For those of you tuning in late, this project started because I wanted to […]

60 in 60: #20 – Orwell’s Why I Write (Penguin’s Great Ideas)

This blog post is part of my ongoing “60 Books in 60 Days” encounter with the Penguin Great Ideas series. From mid-December to mid-February, I will read one book in the series each night and post a blog entry about it the next morning. For more on this beautifully designed series, visit Penguin’s page about […]