On the long shot that anyone is the least bit interested in what I've been reading lately, here's what I'm currently reading as well as a list of recent reads.


Images of America - Winsted and Winchester (CT)
by Virginia Shultz-Charette and Verna Gilson


Adirondack French Louie - Early Life in the North Woods
by Harvey L. Dunham


The Courage to Write
by Ralph Keyes

Napalm and Silly Putty
by George Carlin

Why Fish Bite and Why They Don't
by James Westman


I Always Tell the Truth (Even if I have to lie to do it! - Stories from the Adirondack Liars' Club
Edited by Vaughn Ward

An Adirondack Passage
by Christine Jerome

Move the Sock Hole Over
by John G. Funchion

See Wayne Run. Run, Wayne, Run
by G. Williamson

Go, Dog. Go!
by P. D. Eastman (Yeah, it's a childs' book. What of it?)

At the Mercy of the Mountains
by Peter Bronski

by John Jerome

Forgive Me, Ma'am...Bears Don't Wear Blue
by Larry Weill with Kelly Weill

Into the Wild
by Jon Krakauer

Raquette Lake Home Away from Home - Memoirs of a Camper
by Robert E. Bauer (Yes, we're related: he's my Uncle Bob.)

North Country Tales Truths and Trivia
by Ruth Timm

My Grandpa's Woods
by Larry Beahan

Pardon Me, Sir... There's a Moose in Your Tent
by Larry Weill

Little Brother (electronic version) *
by Cory Doctorow

Travels with Charley
by John Steinbeck

Of Mice and Men
by John Steinbeck

The Old Man and the Sea
by Ernest Hemingway

The Hacker Crackdown (electronic version) *
by Bruce Sterling

Calling CQ
by Clinton B. De Soto

by Hermann Hesse

The Curse of Lono
by Hunter. S. Thompson and Ralph Steadman

A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail
by Bill Bryson

by John Hersey

Fahrenheit 451
by Ray Bradbury

* available online for free download:

The Hacker Crackdown
Little Brother