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Tristy

Musings of a Book Addict

I'm married to a scavenger of sorts and he often totes home rescued boxes of books that I paw through with shiny, hungry eyes. I pull out the odd and interesting and add them to my teetering stack.

Currently reading

The Hound of the Baskervilles
Arthur Conan Doyle
E.B. White: A Biography
Scott Elledge
Murder on the Orient Express
Agatha Christie
There Is Nothing Wrong with You: Going Beyond Self-Hate
Cheri Huber, June Shiver
Living Buddha, Living Christ
Thích Nhất Hạnh
No. 44, The Mysterious Stranger
Mark Twain
The Snare of the Hunter
Helen MacInnes
Paintings of Henry Miller
Henry Miller, Lawrence Durrell
Dreamways of the Iroquois: Honoring the Secret Wishes of the Soul
Robert Moss
Pentimento (Back Bay Books)
Lillian Hellman

The Facial Hair Handbook

The Facial Hair Handbook - Jack Passion I got to meet Jack Passion at the Petaluma Whiskerino competition in Northern California. He's a competitive beard champion (full-time!) and I thought he was a pretty funny weirdo. His book is cute, kind of funny and full of very basic how-to's for men and beards and grooming. I think he should have gone a little further, either towards the jokey/silly side of things, or the more "professional beard growing" side, because as it is, it falls a bit flat. But it is a unique little publication and he's traveling the world as a full time beard champion, so that's pretty rad!