Book 15; Continent: South America

The Gringo by J. Grigsby Crawford 240 pages (238 pages excluding Acknowledgements) This sarcastic and frank memoir of the author’s Peace Corps experience seems like a quick break from First World problems, but takes some time to digest after reading This book is a memoir of a recent experience, and I typically avoid books covering […]

Another Favorite from 2012

River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt’s Darkest Journey by Camilla Millard 416 pages (353 pages excluding Notes) Organized into short, cup-of-coffee length sections within chapters so the reader can sneak in a few minutes with the book at a time Reading Martin Dugard’s Into Africa put me in mind of this book from last year. The […]