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Portable Magic

Reading, for me, is entertainment and an escape from the real world. But it can also inform and stretch the boundaries of the life I live.

Currently reading

The Bungalow Mystery
P.M. Carlson, Russell H. Tandy, Carolyn Keene
The Remains of the Day
Kazuo Ishiguro, Simon Prebble
Duel of Eagles: The Mexican and U.S. Fight for the Alamo
Jeff Long
Progress: 11/431 pages
The Secret of Shadow Ranch
Carolyn Keene
I am No One You Know
Joyce Carol Oates
The Return of the King
J.R.R. Tolkien, Rob Inglis
Progress: 13 %

Reading progress update: I've read 6%.

The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and Peoples Temple - Jeff Guinn

Jimmy's two earliest and most enduring lessons from his mother were these: There was always some "them" out to get you, and "reality" was whatever you believed. 


Well. That sounds an awful lot like a current cult-like leader and his rabid followers.