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January 31, 2012: Coming Into Our Own

One of my two book clubs met earlier this month for our much-rescheduled and long overdue holiday book exchange. Every member brings a new copy of a book that she enjoyed during the previous 12 months but that we didn’t … Continue reading

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September 21, 2011: Book Club Discussion: State of Wonder

PAGES READ SINCE September 3: 539 YEAR TO DATE: 8,234 CURRENTLY READING: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling BOOKS SET ASIDE FOR THE MOMENT: Life by Keith Richards and The Steps Across the Water by Adam Gopnik BOOKS COMPLETED: 22 -4,966 PAGES … Continue reading

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March 23, 2011: Revisiting History (2010)

PAGES READ: 58 YEAR TO DATE: 2,506 CURRENTLY READING: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy, The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson and The Devil & Sherlock Holmes by David Grann BOOKS COMPLETED: 6 -1,544 PAGES In 2010 I only read 14 books. Not sure what … Continue reading

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Winter of Literary LA

Last week I was travelling and have subsequently lost a little momentum in the “Winter of Literary LA”. I have however, selected my next reading. It’s Moon Over Marrakesh by Nazneen Sheikh. I chose it for many reasons: Here they … Continue reading

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February 1, 2011: Revisiting History (2009)

PAGES READ: 13 YEAR TO DATE: 1,185 CURRENTLY READING: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy BOOKS COMPLETED: 3 -415 PAGES In 2009 I read 30 books. Huge. However, this was my Twilight year so maybe we should call it 26. READING LIST … Continue reading

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January 28, 2011: Revisiting History (2008)

PAGES READ: 10 YEAR TO DATE: 1,149 CURRENTLY READING: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy BOOKS COMPLETED: 3 -251 PAGES In 2008 I read 24 books – two a month. I remember thinking this was pretty good. READING LIST – 2008 1/ The … Continue reading

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January 14, 2011: Book Club Discussion – Room

PAGES READ: 50 YEAR TO DATE: 708 CURRENTLY READING: An Object of Beauty by Steve Martin and Netherland by Joseph O’Neill BOOKS COMPLETED: 1 At book club last night we (briefly) discussed Room by Emma Donoghue, one of my favourite reads of 2010. This particular … Continue reading

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