skip to Main Content

Read in Ned: Digital Housecleaning

aspencat.info DIGITAL HOUSECLEANING If your desktop, like ours, is littered with defunct program icons, ancient files and other flotsam, it’s an indication of even more digital garbage tucked away in your file system. This clutter can slow your computer down and the disorder makes it maddening to find the document, file or image you’re looking for ...by Tom Lambrecht
Read More

First Person Singular

aspencat.info FIRST PERSON SINGULAR Why aren't more book reviews aren’t written in the first person, given that so many books are written from the standpoint of an omniscient first person character? ...by Tom Lambrecht
Read More

New Crop of Cookbooks

aspencat.info NEW CROP OF COOKBOOKS These days, cookbooks have more background about food origins, selecting ingredients and of course, the action-packed lives of their celebrity chef authors. ...by Tom Lambrecht
Read More

Toppling preconceptions about human behavior

aspencat.info TOPPLING PRECONCEPTIONS Both titles bring the reader up to speed on the subject in the best possible way- by intermingling arcane neurobiology and behavioral science with intriguing human behavior and history.. Frankly, I really can’t gush enough about how challenging, yet entertaining the writing is. ...by Tom Lambrecht
Read More

Read in Ned: On the Road

aspencat.info ON THE ROAD Long before it was accepted as a literary form, the travelogue was borne out of the universal desire for bragging rights: to let others know of our quests and the ground covered, the sights seen and the wonders encountered. ...by Tom Lambrecht
Read More

Let’s Get Lost

aspencat.info Rebecca Solnit’s 2005 book A Field Guide to Getting Lost and Howard Axelrod’s debut novel, The Point of Vanishing. The titles of Solnit’s book and Baker’s film have “getting lost” in common, a state of mind that can be both terrifying and exhilarating....by Tom Lambrecht
Read More

Readings for the National Park Service Centennial

aspencat.info The Hour of Land: A Personal Topography of America’s National Parks, A Thinking Person’s Guide to America’s National Parks, Rightful Heritage -- The Nederland Community Library has added three new books that celebrate this legacy. These range from the philosophical to the historical to a travel guide, but all three titles manage to blur these rigid classifications, making for immersive reading....by Tom Lambrecht
Read More
Back To Top