Tag: Reading

  • Libraries, My Mother, Dewey and You.

    One day in and Dewey’s already making the DCPL excited and teary.

  • Hey, Pamie: “What if I don’t have anything to write about?”

    My apologies to the small backlog of Weekly Procrastinations. If you wrote to me recently, I fully intend to get to your letter, but this one has been bothering me since it arrived last week, because I think the answer I’m going to have to give is one I didn’t anticipate having to say to…

  • currently reading

    I’m doing this “What am I reading” thing over at Goodreads.com. 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