The Book Catapult

Bestiaries, Trees, and 1000 Year Old Dudes

I’ve been reading all sorts of different oddities lately, despite my not posting since… I don’t know when. January probably. Life’s often in the way of Catapulting these days, although … Continue reading

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Amazon in the ‘hood?

I’d be remiss as a Catapult Operator if I didn’t get back on the soapbox at this point. I spent much of the first few years of the Book Catapult … Continue reading

February 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

The 2015 Catapult Notable List

2015 was sort of a strange year as far as my reading habits went. I changed jobs within the book industry – weirdly leaving me with less time than ever … Continue reading

December 31, 2015 · 2 Comments

Slade House

Still alive. You had to think I would resurface at some point, what with a new David Mitchell book being released, no? The Catapult has been on some sort of … Continue reading

December 3, 2015 · 8 Comments

Anthony Doerr! Pulitzer Prize!

What sort of (albeit self-proclaimed) go-to “literary” website would the Book Catapult be if the proprietor – suffering from the early stages of fatherhood, cooped up at home with a … Continue reading

April 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Times, They Are Uh… Well, You Know

I started this writing this post – my first Catapult post of 2015 – sometime in early January. And here we are at the end of March beginning of April. … Continue reading

April 4, 2015 · 4 Comments

The Catapult Notable List 2014

A notable sampler The 9th annual Catapult Notable list is upon you. Huzzah!This was a “tough” year for building this list, mainly because I read so many books (for the … Continue reading

December 26, 2014 · 3 Comments