Books of the Year 2021

This year I read a wide variety of books. I found a used bookstore near my house that I loved and bought copious (and often unrelated) books from it. The lists below are in roughly chronological order within each genre/category. The big accomplishments this year were going through the first […]

Ficciones by Jorge Luis Borges

I finally read it! I found it deeply compelling. Borges’ intellectual project in this one is to take every idea he is considering to its logical and even illogical extreme to make points about the idea. He critiques “the death of the author” in “Pierre Menard, the Author of the […]