My morning subway commute takes roughly ten minutes, too brief for me to read anything absorbing. I usually look around at my fellow travelers. In addition to the newspaper (mostly The Daily News with an occasional Wall Street Journal) here's what those in my immediate surroundings were reading today:
Knit Two, by Kate Jacobs. Jacobs stitches together another winning tale of the New York City knitting circle, more a sisterhood than a hobby group (the irascible Darwin Chiu can't even really knit) -- Publishers Weekly.
Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise, Ruth Reichl Reichl is an absolute marvel when it comes to writing about food--she can describe a dish in such satisfying detail that it becomes unnecessary for readers to eat. (Amazon.com review)
Hot, Flat, and Crowded (Why We Need A Green Revolution - And How It Can Renew America), Thomas L. Friedman In Hot, Flat, and Crowded, [Friedman's] taking on one of Earth's most pressing problems - the climate crisis and arguing that in saving the world, America can also save itself. (Amazon)
The Official Guide for GMAT Review - The only book on the market written by the creators of the GMAT exam. Inside you’ll find more than 800 actual GMAT questions from previous tests with answers and detailed explanations.(Amazon)