Monthly Archives: May 2011

May 31, 2011: I Think I Need To Smoke the Green Cheroot

PAGES READ SINCE May 15: 183 YEAR TO DATE: 5,128 CURRENTLY READING: The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson and The Paris Wife by Paula McLain BOOKS COMPLETED: 12 -2,422 PAGES It’s been over two weeks since my last post and … Continue reading

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Bossypants: A Twitter Review

Courtesy of @clairecameron: Reads like sketches, perfect for the sleep deprived. Slow to start, but mid chaps are snorters (buy paper or ebook, not hardback).

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It’s always Veuve, never prosecco

It was a real dry spell. I had nothing going on. There are so many directions the finger could point: The Royal Wedding The Brits know how to celebrate with elegance. It’s always Veuve, never prosecco. That commands my attention … Continue reading

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May 15, 2011: Or These…

PAGES READ: 90 YEAR TO DATE: 4,945 CURRENTLY READING: The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson BOOKS COMPLETED: 12 -1,805 PAGES All families are unhappy – especially the ones in this book. Boy meets girl; boy gets girl; girl meets train. … Continue reading

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May 14, 2011: If Tolstoy Was Japanese…

PAGES READ Sunday to Saturday: 514 YEAR TO DATE: 4,855 CURRENTLY READING: The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson and The Help by Kathryn Stockett BOOKS COMPLETED: 11 -1,845 PAGES Follow your heart at your peril; society might not be ready.

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May 7, 2011: Ding Dong!

PAGES READ Wednesday to Saturday: 34 YEAR TO DATE: 4,341 CURRENTLY READING: The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson BOOKS COMPLETED: 11 -2,009 PAGES That’s right people, ding dong. As in, ding dong, the witch is dead. Also, ding dong, the … Continue reading

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May 3, 2011: Spoiler Alert

PAGES READ: 56 YEAR TO DATE: 4,307 CURRENTLY READING: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy and The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson BOOKS COMPLETED: 10 -1,843 PAGES SPOILER ALERT: If you’re willing to read 768 pages of Anna Karenina, something will … Continue reading

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