A dinosaur
a blog by Jarrett Retz

Posts about Books

Book Review: A Voyage Long and Strange

I was more skeptical, and less excited when I sat down to read A Voyage Long and Strange by Tony Horowitz than with other books I've picked up recently. It's difficult to say why. It could have possibly been the thought of hearing vague stories about Vikings or conquistadors isn't a

Aug. 8, 2022progressbooksbook reviewhistoryamerican history

Book Review: Wanderings of an Artist Among the Indians of North America

In the summer of 2021, I stayed at a hotel close to Washougal, WA, on the Columbia River. Walking along a paved path I read an information placard that featured a painting of Paul Kane's. PL. 38. Chinook Lodge, Mount Hood in the Distance (Pg. 188)

Jun. 5, 2022progressbook reviewbookspaul kanewashingtonhistory

Book Review: The Dip by Seth Godin

Mar. 19, 2022progressbook reviewbooksseth godinbusiness

Book Review: All Marketers Are Liars (Tell Stories) by Seth Godin

Mar. 19, 2022progressbooksbook reviewseth godinbusiness

Book Review: The Practice by Seth Godin

Mar. 19, 2022progressbooksbook reviewbusinessseth godin

Select Quotes from Federalist Papers 44-85

It took me over a year to finish reading The Federalist Papers, which is a collection of published articles written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay in favor of adopting the Constitution in the late 1780s.

Jan. 22, 2022progressfederalist papersgovernmentbooksquotes

Favorite Books

To make things simple I will use the Amazon.com descriptions for every book, which I find quite good, to briefly describe the books. I added a few new ones, but it's pretty similar to before. All of these are books that I would highly recommend.

Apr. 18, 2018progressbooksfavorite books

Book Notes: For Managing, Motivating, and Designing Your Work Place

I had read some good things that related to being an employed person. I wanted to combine the notes and share them in a blog post. Geoff Street & Andy Street, Who Atul Gawande, The Checklist Manifesto Jane McGonigal, Realty is Broken...

Apr. 11, 2018progressbooksbusiness

Subscribe to the Retz

Get an email notification when new articles are published.