Chris Schluep
Chris Schluep
Chris spent more than a dozen years editing books in New York before moving west. He reads all the time, but there are certainly worse ways to make a living. Chris lives in Seattle with his wife, his two sons, and a cat named Little. Aside from reading, he enjoys fishing, writing, and cooking.

Recent posts by Chris

The Best History Books of February

There's a lot of variety in this list of the Best History Books of February.

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The Best Mysteries & Thrillers of February

Here are some of our favorite mysteries and thrillers of February, including a follow up to one of our favorite books of 2017.

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The World Is Not a Flaming Dumpster - Talking to Steven Pinker

 There's good news in Bill Gates' new favorite book. 

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20 Books to Chase the Chill Away

Stay indoors and read about someplace warm. 

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"In Every Moment We Are Still Alive" by Tom Malmquist

A true life story based on true life. 

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The Best History Books of the Month

This month in history books, we got a lot of fire and fury. So I thought it would be useful to highlight some of the less overtly political books that were published in January.

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The Best Mysteries & Thrillers of January

With weather like this, it's a great time to read a mystery or thriller. The best seller lists bear that out.

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Announcing the 2018 Edgar Nominees

The mystery of who is up for the Edgars has finally been solved...

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"A Woman's Place" by Sujata Massey

Introducing a memorable new heroine, based in part on the first female lawyer in the British Empire.

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The Book Between Them: Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen Explain How to be a Great Writing Team

How to write a book together.

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Get Your Business Straight in the New Year

Here are some good business books for the new year.

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7 Big Pocket-Sized Books

Sometimes big ideas come in little packages.

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"Looking for Ambivalent Mothers in Fiction" by Claire Fuller

The celebrated author knows parenthood isn't easy, and that makes for a compelling mystery.

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A Short List for the New You

Start out simple this year. Then build on it. 

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Celebrity Picks: Tim Ferriss's Favorite Reads of 2017

What does Tim Ferriss like to read when he's not podcasting, writing, or studying the thoughts and habits of other successful people? 

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