A Kiss for a Dead Film Star by Karen Vaughn ~ Review
The BFG by Roald Dahl ~ Review
Who I Am by Pete Townshend ~ Review
Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto ~ Review
Metatropolis edited by John Scalzi ~ Review
Ghachar Ghochar by Vivek Shanbhag ~ Review
Obsessive Genius by Barbara Goldsmith
Did Not Finish (DNF)
This isn’t about Grace Hopper, it’s about the evolution of software. It’s dry and gets technical. The clue to it not being about Grace came about a hundred pages from the end, when the author drops the bombshell that Grace was an alcoholic and wound up in the hospital because she tried to commit suicide. Nothing in the pages before gave even a clue what was happening to Grace that might lead to such an event. No more slogging for me! I’ll find another book on Grace to read. One that’s more biographical in nature.
Oshia, this one’s for you.
The BurgerMeister’s Daughter by Steven Ozment