good reads | 38

misty-copeland-degasI love a thoughtful link roundup as a way to discover the fantastic writing others are reading and sharing online. 

Blink and you miss it… February, where did you go? Between a round-the-clock trade mission for work, a hop to Niagara-on-the-Lake for Family Day Weekend and a week-long visit from my sister, it feels like the month has just started as it wraps.

To that end, here are my good reads for the past few weeks that were.

Good Reads

I don’t use Snapchat, so some of this article was lost on me, but it makes me very grateful that my teenage years came before the time of smart phones.

The world’s best wine, now. Seconding the Tasmanian Pinot Noir, Finger Lakes sparkling (neighbouring Ontario sparkling, as well), and the Rheingau for any and all dry Riesling. Also: Franciacorta > Prosecco any day of the week!

I’m a child of the cult of David Foster Wallace, and while I bend most toward his non-fiction writing, Infinite Jest is still mastery, twenty years later. I wasn’t yet a decade old when it was published, but it’s one of those books forever with me. Time for a reread, twenty years on.

Misty Copeland channels Degas. Stunning.

Hanson could have disappeared. Here’s why they didn’t. As a childhood Hanson fan who grew up with the trio into an adult Hanson fan, this cover story from Entrepreneur is a nice glimpse into the many pursuits of these savvy, shrewd and endlessly creative artist-businessmen.

Let’s copyedit Donald Trump.

Other Roundups to Love

Fathom’s Links We Love (updated Saturdays)

Food52’s Weekend Reading (updated Sundays)

101 Cookbooks’ Favorites List (last updated: 2015/12/02)

[lead image: Ken Browar & Deborah Ory]

Good Reads on Some Infinite Thing is updated every Friday (or Saturday) morning.