September 10, 2009

Recent Informative

This week, the nosy parkers over at Booking Through Thursday want to know what's the most informative book I've read recently. I have two very informative and very different books I've read this year that fit the bill.

In the spring I finished Jonathan Weiner's masterpiece, The Beak of the Finch which is a model of scientific writing and highly recommended and I've reviewed here.

The next book is more practical, but since I was taking my daughter to Disney, I did research on the best guide books and The Unofficial Guide is far and away the best of the bunch and I talk about why here. It made the trip fun for me, and I'm no Disney acolyte. Now if I can get her fired up about the Galapagos...