I couldn't get through the first 30 or so pages of The Beak of the Finch. It was that good? Huh.
This summer has been a disappointment with reading for me. I've let myself be utterly distracted. Doesn't bode well for the semester ahead.
I think the economist mindset has really enabled a lot of laziness on my part. I'm thinking in short cuts and Pareto principles, marginal utility instead the long-term benefits of dedication and tenacity.