• David Rieff, Swimming in a Sea of Death. A Son's Memoir (1)
  • Darian Leader, Stealing the Mona Lisa: What Art Stops Us from Seeing (2)
  • Mitchel Resnick, Lifelong Kindergartnen. Cultivating Creativity through Projects, Passion, Peers, and Play (3)
  • Wei Hui, Shanghai Baby (4)
  • David Rieff, Los Angeles: Capital of the Third World (5)
  • Luke Turner, Out of the Woods (6)
  • Genki Kawamura, If Cats Disappeared from the World (7)
  • Esmé Weijun Wang, The Collected Schizophrenias: Essays (8)
  • Sharon Zukin, Naked City: The Death and Life of Authentic Urban Places (9)
  • William Zinsser, On Writing Well (10)
  • Karen Kelsky, The Professor Is In: The Essential Guide to Turning Your PhD into a Job (11)
  • Anya von Bremzen, Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking: A Memoir of Food and Longing (reading)
  • Matt Goulding, Rice, Noodle, Fish. Deep Travels Through Japan's Food Culture (reading)
dec 25 2018 ∞
jul 15 2019 +
  • Tom Furse
  • Daniel Avery (come back!)
  • Tim Koh: Kokonut Trip
  • Radio Jiro
  • Soul in Paradise
  • Getting Warmer w/Jen Monroe
  • Yayo
  • ГОСТ ЗВУК (GOST ZVUK)
jun 11 2019 ∞
jul 16 2019 +
oct 25 2017 ∞
dec 28 2018 +
  • language classes (Russian or French)
  • mixing music
  • calligraphy
  • chanoyu (Japanese tea ceremony)
dec 19 2017 ∞
aug 13 2018 +
aug 31 2017 ∞
apr 2 2019 +
nov 29 2017 ∞
aug 13 2018 +
dec 25 2018 ∞
dec 25 2018 +
  • Cacharel LouLou: interesting fragrance which smells of spices (something that I am trying to find in perfumes) but on me it fails to change into plums and stays with that burnt musk note. I don't dislike it but I don't want it to become a signature
  • Lanvin, Oxygene: maybe again in deep winter. Nice progression into milky sweetness with a bit of pepper at the start
  • Molinard, Habanita
  • Molinard, Fleur d'Orange
  • Jesus Del Pozo, Ambar
  • Estee Lauder, Cinnabar (apparently it smells like oranges and incense which might turn out to be the love of my life?)
  • Lolita Lempicka First Fragrance: a classic. V cherry and sweet on me, I think I may end up having a bottle always
  • Lolita Lempicka Homme: yes! It is a fantastic scent which has a "manly" note and t...
sep 7 2018 ∞
dec 13 2018 +
jul 25 2018 ∞
sep 17 2018 +
dec 25 2018 ∞
jun 12 2019 +
  • Have a clear and short answer to the question:’what do we know now that we didn’t know before?
  • So don't be repetitive. Look at the diss through their eyes--what might need more discussion, what questions might be asked?
  • Really know the papers that massively impacted your work. What did they do, why and how?
  • Be well versed regarding any questions or concerns that have arisen in the past.
  • Think through both research & practical extensions of your work. What can it help people do?
  • How might each committee member use your work? How does/doesn’t it fit what they do?
  • I went through all figures and tables so if a question was asked I instantaneously remembered the main message.
nov 5 2018 ∞
nov 5 2018 +