I liked this lovely collection of stories, some of them particularly frightening.
Since Max wanted some horror stories, I repurposed Dark Carousel, Faun, and In the Tall Grass as bedtime stories for him.
I also watched In the Tall Grass on Netflix after reading the story.
June 7, 2020 โ€“ Started Reading
June 28, 2020 โ€“ Finished Reading
I’ve been a fan of Randall Munroe for a long time. I believe he is one of the best explainers of science. And How To is an excellent book if you ever want to try out something outrageous like taking your house off the grid.
Continue reading “๐Ÿ“š [Read] ๐Ÿ“š How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems by Randall Munroe”
Novellas included:

  • The Things We Do for Love
  • Downfall of the Gods
  • The Last Witness
  • The Devil You Know
  • I Met a Man Who Wasnโ€™t There
  • Heaven Thunders the Truth
  • Message in a Bottle
  • Rules
  • Safe House
  • The Dragonslayer of Merebarton
  • Told by an Idiot
  • No Peace for the Wicked

Written mostly in the first person, each narrator is cynically convincing and brings to each tale their own perspective of what it means to be good or bad. Or is everyone a shade of grey?