Nick Schenkel Book Reviews

Rafa

Nov 11, 2011

The sports auto-biography of one of the greatest tennis players of this generation, Rafael Nadal.

Divided Paths: Common Ground, The story of Mary Matthews and Lella Gaddis, two pioneering Purdue women who introduced science into the home.

Author and photographer Harold Lee Miller has put together a collection of over 100, full page photos taken at county fairs and the Indiana state fair.  This book is published by the Indiana Historical Society Press and has a forward written by Indiana essayist Phillip Gulley.

Waiter Rant

Oct 5, 2010

The author is a prize-winning blogger of waiterrant.net, and offers an insider's look at a waiter's life at an upscale New York area restaurant.

Reading the OED

Mar 4, 2010

Ammon Shea has been reading dictionaries since he was ten years old.  And now he’s written a book about his journey through the 20 volume ‘dictionary of ALL dictionaries’ the 20 volume Oxford English Dictionary,  Reading the OED: One Man, One Year, Twenty-One Thousand, Seven Hundred Thirty pages. 

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