I heard about Zachary Shore’s Blunder: Why Smart People Make Bad Decisions via an interview with the author by D.J. Grothe on his Point of Inquiry podcast. Shore approaches the problem of cognition traps (his term for the different types of errors we make when trying to make decisions) as an historian. His descriptions of […]


Summer One-liners

Since I haven’t taken the time to write even brief reviews of the books I’ve read over the last several months, here’s a list of them in roughly the order they were read. As, or if, reviews are added, they will link from this page.

Shut Up, I’m Talking – Gregory Levey. Very funny memoir […]