Monthly Archives: April 2011

April 26, 2011: McLuhan Was Right!

PAGES READ: 50! YEAR TO DATE: 4,201 CURRENTLY READING: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy and The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson BOOKS COMPLETED: 10 -1,599 PAGES Not that anyone needed confirmation from me, but Marshall McLuhan was really onto something … Continue reading

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April 25, 2011: I’m Just So Weak

PAGES READ Tuesday to Monday: 400 YEAR TO DATE: 4,151 CURRENTLY READING: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy and The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson BOOKS COMPLETED: 10 -1,599 PAGES Unlike Katniss Everdeen, the plucky and spirited young heroine of The Hunger Games trilogy (the … Continue reading

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April 18, 2011: The Hunger Games

PAGES READ Friday to Monday: 864 YEAR TO DATE: 3,751 CURRENTLY READING: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy and The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson BOOKS COMPLETED: 9 -1,649 PAGES Hello Hunger Games!  Where have you been all my life?  At 384 pages and less … Continue reading

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April 14, 2011: Bringing Things Up To Date

PAGES READ: 165 YEAR TO DATE: 2,887 CURRENTLY READING: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy and The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson BOOKS COMPLETED: 7 -2,313 PAGES It’s finally time for me to survey the reading carnage of the past two weeks, post an update … Continue reading

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Poorboys and Pilgrims with Families

Paul Simon is looking a little old. His picture was in the Globe and Mail today and I was surprised by this. But love is blind, so it doesn’t matter. Cecilia was my first favourite song. I’d blast it in … Continue reading

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April 7, 2011: Of Broken Bones and Itchy Backs

CURRENTLY READING: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy and The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson BOOKS COMPLETED: 7 Ah, life. Always interfering with the project. My son broke his leg on the weekend – his femur to be precise – and apparently the … Continue reading

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Playing hookey with Snooki

So, this weekend I didn’t get up to much reading. And by not much, I mean none. But, I am no longer a Jersey Shore virgin. Far from it. Never again will I stare blankly at the pages of US … Continue reading

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