Wednesday Miscellany

  • Gastronomer’s Guide lists their Top 5 Books for the Fall.
  • Bookforum reviews Richard Power’s Generosity. I can’t praise that book highly enough.
  • Harvard Magazine’s long article on Atul Gawande reveals what a careful, thoughtful writer he has become. Plus he has good taste in music: “OR teams that work with him are treated to a soundtrack of alternative rock from his iPod (a recent playlist included Tom Petty, the Clash, Modest Mouse, Feist, Dido, and M.I.A.).”