"Why do we remember faces but not names?"
-Joseph T. Hallinan, Why We Make Mistakes, back cover
I thought it would be fun to let you know what I picked up from the library this week...it'll be a nice little change of pace. I hope to blog from some of these things, but even if I don't the titles and/or descriptions might catch your eye and you could check out the books yourself.
Why We Make Mistakes: How We Look Without Seeing, Forget Things in Seconds, and are All Pretty Sure We are Way Above Average, by Joseph T. Hallinan. I was honestly looking for Bill Bryson's At Home, but someone still has it checked out...so I perused the aisle until I stumbled upon this one. It was shelved near some of Malcom Gladwell's books, so it can't be too bad. I think it'll remind me of a Radio Lab episode with it's emphasis on science and human behavior. I'm hoping to write a post on this one...or at least be a better conversationalist.
The Daughter's Picks (ok...I really pick them at this point. But I think she'll enjoy them anyway):
Curious George: Parade Day. Who doesn't love Curious George? I actually said, "Daddy will like this one," out loud when I picked it up.
Say Goodnight by Helen Oxenbury. I really enjoy the illustrations of babies in her books...they are so cute. Simple, short, sweet with lots of pictures for Daughter to look at. Win.
I hope everyone has a great weekend with at least one good read!