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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 8, 2011: Chaos and Rediscovery

PAGES READ on Monday: 35 PAGES READ on Tuesday: 65 YEAR TO DATE: 2,087 CURRENTLY READING: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy, The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson and Your Voice In My Head by Emma Forrest BOOKS COMPLETED: 4 -1263 PAGES Today I had … Continue reading

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February 13, 2011: Being The Perfect Guest

PAGES READ on Thursday: 6 PAGES READ on Friday: 6 PAGES READ on Saturday: 5 PAGES READ on Sunday: 27 YEAR TO DATE: 1,339 CURRENTLY READING: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy BOOKS COMPLETED: 3 -861 PAGES I haven’t blogged much lately … Continue reading

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February 9, 2011: Nancy Pearl’s Rule of 50

PAGES READ: 6 YEAR TO DATE: 1,295 CURRENTLY READING: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy BOOKS COMPLETED: 3 -705 PAGES Thanks to Saturday’s Globe & Mail, we now have a definitive answer to the question of how far into a book one … Continue reading

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January 10, 2011: I never do this

PAGES READ: 58 YEAR TO DATE: 474 CURRENTLY READING: Netherland by Joseph O’Neill and An Object of Beauty by Steve Martin BOOKS COMPLETED: 1 I never do this, but I’m currently reading two books at once. An Object of Beauty by Steve … Continue reading

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January 4, 2011: This could be a problem

PAGES READ: 59 YEAR TO DATE: 170 CURRENTLY READING: A Spot of Bother by Mark Haddon BOOKS COMPLETED: 0 “He was tempted to start another of his still-unread Christmas presents. But you had to let the atmosphere of one novel seep … Continue reading

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