(A semi-regular post linking to other bookish posts)
This had me going for a minute: Troops rebel over Trump’s pick for Secretary of Defense because he’s handing them a 6000 book reading list. (language advisory) Seems like a good idea for down time in the barracks, though . . .
Everybody’s “complicated.” Still, a new biography of Margaret Wise Brown reveals more levels of complication. (My favorite of hers titles: The Golden Egg Book.)
And this has been around for awhile, but a roomful of laughs: All the terrible decorating choices in The Great Green Room.
Finally, be careful what you wish for when Alexa’s around: she might start reeling off porn terms or ordering toys for you.
(Alexa is Amazon’s voice-ordering device. You probably knew that. I didn’t.)