What’s the best thing about an old-fashioned British detective story? What does a book about Buddhist emptiness have in common with a book about computer science? Daniel could tell you. Based in Burma, he’s a computer programmer at Shortform. We interviewed him recently to learn a bit about his relationship with books.
What books should everybody read in their lifetime? Can there possibly be a book that’s relevant to everybody? At Shortform, we want to highlight our employees and put names and faces behind the words. That’s why we’re asking Shortform team members their thoughts and opinions on different topics. Today, we’ve asked if there are any books that everyone should read. Here’s what they had to say.
What book might help you change your relationship with yourself? What series is like a comforting cup of tea? Grace could tell you. She’s a host and writer for Shortform’s YouTube channel. We interviewed her recently to learn a bit about her relationship with books.
What’s the most beautiful sentence ever written? What author shows you something new every time you reread his books? What book has one interesting fact after another? Jared could tell you. Based in Atlanta, he’s a book guide writer at Shortform. We interviewed him recently to learn a bit about his relationship with books.
What genre is the perfect blend between escapism and learning? What book completely changed how Chelsea looks at accomplishments? Chelsea is a Shortform guide editor from California. She’s always been a huge fan of fiction, but, since working at Shortform, her reading tastes have broadened.
What book confronts the darkness and light that humanity is capable of? What book is sure to come up in a conversation one day? What book sings to its readers? Majo could tell you. Based in Paraguay, she’s a book guide writer and a copywriter at Shortform. We interviewed her recently to learn a bit about her lifetime of reading.
What book changed the way Kevin feels about reading? What series will Kevin always have a soft spot for? Kevin is a Shortform guide writer from North Carolina. He’s always loved books, but his tastes have changed over the years.
What book’s cover caught Edel’s attention faster than any other? What author has she chosen as her therapist? What book does she read once a year? Edel could tell you all about it. Based in the Philippines, she works in customer support at Shortform. We interviewed her recently to learn a bit about her relationship with books.
What book trope does Katie try to avoid? What two books does Katie believe should be taught in high school? Katie is a Shortform blog writer based out of Tennessee. She writes blog articles both about Shortform guides and about various topics including social trends and the entertainment industry.
What genre gets Isabel’s noggin-a-joggin? What books does she believe can help us understand the world we live in today? Isabel is happy to tell you all about it. Based in New York City, she’s a content writer at Shortform. We interviewed her recently to learn a bit about her relationship with books.