JRF’s #7: Dad is Fat by Jim Gaffigan – 288 pages

April 6, 2015 0

This book, titled after the author’s son’s first written sentence, is a collection of musings about parenthood from Comedian Jim Gaffigan.  Much like his standup, Gaffigan’s writing is clever, sarcastic and generally clean.  Being the father of five children living in a small apartment in New York City provides many […]

Ron’s #38: Beautiful Boy by David Sheff

December 31, 2012 0

 Beautiful Boy is subtitled “A Father’s journey through his son’s addiction.”  I first saw this book for sale in a Starbucks several years ago, and it sounded compelling. I saw it in Entertainment Weekly magazine, and I read about it in a few other places. Our school library had it […]

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