07/2/07

What Are You Reading Now?

It used to be that I could only read one book at a time, but sometime during the last few years (grad school?) I graduated to reading several at once. Here is what I am reading now…feel free to chime in with your current reads!
This novel is the story of a aimless intellectual who is floundering in the occupational ocean after receiving her doctorate and ends up working for the CIA. As she goes through her training, she learns many lessons about trust, betrayal, and the real reason why they teach people to “Admit Nothing. Deny Everything. Make Counteraccusations.” I bought this book at the Spy Museum in D.C. and I was surprised by the complexity of the story at the end…and how I am still thinking about it! I’m excited to learn that she has written more!
Truman by David McCullough
You might guess that Harry Truman’s life is the story contained in this award winning book. I’m turning over a new, nonfiction, leaf this summer!