Monthly Archives: July 2011

July 25, 2011: A Little Late to the Potter Party

PAGES READ: 38 YEAR TO DATE: 6,381 CURRENTLY READING: Life by Keith Richards and Swamp Angel by Ethel Wilson BOOKS COMPLETED: 17 -3,919 PAGES Seeing how I’m the last person on the planet to read Swamp Angel I figure it’s also time … Continue reading

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Just Kids: A Twitter Review

My first twitter review. Finished ‘Just Kids’. Read like a fanzine. The bohemian details bugged and felt made up. Boo. I hated it. Mostly because in the end, I just couldn’t really muster the will to care that much about … Continue reading

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July 24, 2011: Swamp Angel

PAGES READ: 75 YEAR TO DATE: 6,343 CURRENTLY READING: Life by Keith Richards and Swamp Angel by Ethel Wilson BOOKS COMPLETED: 17 -3,907 PAGES The other day I was perusing the bookshelves at my parents’ house (they’re quite extensive) looking for … Continue reading

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July 22, 2011: Why I Heart Ian McEwan

PAGES READ: 35 YEAR TO DATE: 6,268 CURRENTLY READING: Life by Keith Richards and Atonement by Ian McEwan BOOKS COMPLETED: 16 -3,882 PAGES I’ve made reference a few times this year to the fact that Ian McEwan is my literary crush. … Continue reading

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July 21, 2011: Bad Classics

PAGES READ since July 4: 300 YEAR TO DATE: 6,233 CURRENTLY READING: Life by Keith Richards and Atonement by Ian McEwan BOOKS COMPLETED: 16 -3,867 PAGES A recent post on Huffington Post Books listed five classic works of literature that are … Continue reading

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Reading white people over the shoulder

Earlier this month, delayed by a summer storm, I was distraught to discover my iPad’s battery had run its course. A frequent guest on the YTZ-YUL Porter run, I’d pretty much saturated my attention span for their little magazine that … Continue reading

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Brooklyn: A Twitter Review

It seems that Twitter book reviews aren’t the exclusive domain of @clairecameron. I found this on the Twitter feed of @authormattbeam, self-described young adult author, artist, photographer, teacher, indie music fan, word nerd, film fanatic. (Also a childhood friend of … Continue reading

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