Has Anthony Bourdain jumped the shark?*
Business, business, read all about it!

Nonfiction fall snore.

Has anyone looked at the lists of new and forthcoming books for fall that are up at Amazon.com?* Do take a look, if you haven't yet:

New This Month

Coming Soon

Politics and books about dead presidents as far as the eye can see. Snore. (And no, I will not be snapping up Bush's Decision Points or Palin's America by Heart. Ugh.) In fact, there's only one book I kind of want to look at, and that's Matt Taibbi's Griftopia: Bubble Machines, Vampire Squids, and the Long Con that is Breaking America. And even that one may make me sad. But I guess this is what we get during election season. Bleah. Here's looking forward to winter's nonfiction crop.

*Just because I'm trying not to shop there anymore doesn't mean I can't still use their resources. Ha!