Bookshelves at Powell's in Portland


“We will now discuss in a little more detail the Struggle for Existence.” – Charles Darwin

Let it be said

It’s not likely that Mellowcat would have been first in line to see The Interview, but now it appears that Sony … More

This is Wild

I’m about half way through Cheryl Strayed’s Wild, and will go ahead and recommend it to you. It would have … More

great books

The last three books I’ve read were all great. The first one was Uncertain Path by Bill Tweed.  We had … More

all’s well that ends

I finally finished that book I complained about earlier.  Now I can go into some additional detail regarding the literary … More

knowing when to quit

I’m on the horns of a dilemma regarding a book.  I started reading this based on a recommendation of a … More

too big to edit

Mellowcat is reading a book about the financial crisis, and we’re noticing quite a few typos and redundancies. This is … More

facts are optional

I’m reading this book, The World Without Us, which offers informed speculation on how the earth would change if all … More