A Fraction of the Whole

By: Steve Toltz Fiction 2008 Subject Matter: Fathers and sons; Family Rating: 5/5 Yes. Still 5/5. A Fraction of the Whole is one of the books that inspired this blog. I read it when it originally came out and fell… Continue Reading

The Stranger

By: Albert Camus Fiction 1942 Rating: 4/5 The Stranger┬áhas a little bit of everything. A little bit of the insanity factor I was talking about in Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance (and a little bit of philosophy, too).… Continue Reading

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Values

By: Robert M. Pirsig Sequel: Lila: An Inquiry into Morals Fiction 1974 Rating: 3/5 The first important consideration to realize when reading Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: this book is a work of philosophical fiction. It’s not supposed… Continue Reading