Category: Reading

  • currently reading

    I’m doing this “What am I reading” thing over at Be careful, people who like lists and recording things you have. It could be addictive.

  • the new pile

    Dylan Landis: Normal People Don’t Live Like This Madeleine Van Hecke: Blind Spots: Why Smart People Do Dumb Things Robert A. Burton, MD: On Being Certain: Believing You Are Right Even When You’re Not Kathryn Stockett: The Help Joshua Ferris: The Unnamed

  • currently reading…

    Rudolph Delson: Maynard and Jennica Malcolm Gladwell: What the Dog Saw: And Other Adventures Rebecca Skloot: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Stieg Larsson: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Elizabeth Gilbert: Committed: A Skeptic Makes Peace with Marriage Kathryn Stockett: The Help Phil Rosenthal: You’re Lucky You’re Funny: How Life Becomes a Sitcom

  • a few of these i’m trying to shift from “should read” to “did read.”

    Imogen Edwards-Jones: Hotel Babylon David Cross: I Drink for a Reason Pamela Ribon: Going in Circles (copyedits) Margaret A. Salinger: Dream Catcher: A Memoir Malcolm Gladwell: What the Dog Saw: And Other Adventures Kate Chopin: The Awakening John Irving: Setting Free the Bears

  • for the weekend…

    Jamie S. Rich, Joelle Jones: You Have Killed Me Jamie S. Rich, Joelle Jones: Twelve Reasons Why I Love Her Jesse Ball: Samedi the Deafness

  • latest reads…

    Margaret Atwood: Bodily Harm Chuck Klosterman: Eating the Dinosaur Alain de Botton: The Romantic Movement: Sex, Shopping and the Novel Kazuo Ishiguro: Never Let Me Go

  • halfway through this excellent stack.

    Lorrie Moore: A Gate at the Stairs AJ Jacobs: The Guinea Pig Diaries: My Life as an Experiment Nick Hornby: Juliet, Naked Allen Shawn: Wish I Could Be There: Notes from a Phobic Life

  • the book pile

    Catherine O’Flynn: What Was Lost Haruki Murakami: A Wild Sheep Chase Ann Packer: The Dive from Clausen’s Pier (Yes, I am the last to read this.) Margaret Atwood: Bodily Harm Various, edited by Ben Forkner, Patrick S. J. Samway: Stories of the Modern South Wendy Kaminer: True Love Waits: Essays and Criticism

  • reading/read

    Jonathan Lethem: As She Climbed Across the Table Alain de Botton: Kiss & Tell Joe Meno: The Boy Detective Fails Jeffrey Brown: Funny Misshapen Body: A Memoir

  • books and books and books

    Charles Baxter: The Soul Thief David Livingstone Smith: Why We Lie: The Evolutionary Roots of Deception and the Unconscious Mind David Mazzucchelli: Asterios Polyp Lucy Knisley: French Milk Jorge Luis Borges: Collected Fictions Gabriel Garcia Marquez: One Hundred Years of Solitude