Monthly Archives: October 2011

Common Ground Indeed: A Visit From the Goon Squad

Regarding this idea of literary persuasions, I think of Amy and I in terms of a Venn diagram where there is actually quite a bit of common ground. So I suppose what we have here is a difference in perception, … Continue reading

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October 27, 2011: Common Ground?

PAGES READ SINCE October 19: 255 YEAR TO DATE: 9,159 CURRENTLY READING: A Visit from the Good Squad by Jennifer Egan BOOKS SET ASIDE FOR THE MOMENT: Life by Keith Richards and The Steps Across the Water by Adam Gopnik BOOKS COMPLETED: 25 -5,851 PAGES I … Continue reading

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Girding for the noirceur

Last night was the last and final Massey Lecture (Happy 50th) at Koerner Hall. So much wood in there, I was in heaven. The lecturer was Adam Gopnik (author of the lovely Paris to the Moon) and his topic: Winter. … Continue reading

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October 19, 2011: Reading the Booker

PAGES READ SINCE September 27: 438 YEAR TO DATE: 8,904 CURRENTLY READING: The Forgotten Waltz by Anne Enright BOOKS SET ASIDE FOR THE MOMENT: Life by Keith Richards and The Steps Across the Water by Adam Gopnik BOOKS COMPLETED: 24 -5,706 PAGES The 2011 Man … Continue reading

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Stripes, of course are ok. A new love.

I like simple. My favorite outfits are basic. A black dress with red shoes. A camel coat with brown boots. Detest beading, anything feathery and/or patterned. Stripes, of course are ok. And the occasional sequin. For the house, I like … Continue reading

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