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October 29, 2012: WWMR?

For the last couple of years, it seems as though everywhere you look you come across Marilyn Monroe. Not that our fascination with her ever really went away, but it seems to be back with a vengeance these days. Even … Continue reading

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May 9, 2012: Art Garfunkel Reads (Among Other Things)

Another gem from Kelly the book-returner. He tipped me off to the existence of Art Garfunkel’s fascinating website. It seems that Art is a voracious reader (self-declared), a list-maker (not unlike myself) and a documentarian of his own life. On … Continue reading

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September 2, 2011: Libraries of the Rich and Famous

PAGES READ SINCE August 28: 88 YEAR TO DATE: 7,695 CURRENTLY READING: Life by Keith Richards, The Steps Across the Water by Adam Gopnik, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by JK Rowling and The Cookbook Collector by Allegra Goodman BOOKS COMPLETED: 20 -4,555 … Continue reading

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Playing hookey with Snooki

So, this weekend I didn’t get up to much reading. And by not much, I mean none. But, I am no longer a Jersey Shore virgin. Far from it. Never again will I stare blankly at the pages of US … Continue reading

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February 15, 2011: The New Yorker Totally Counts

PAGES READ on Monday: 20 PAGES READ on Tuesday: 30 YEAR TO DATE: 1,389 CURRENTLY READING: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy BOOKS COMPLETED: 3 -911 PAGES As promised, secondary reading began yesterday. I read a bit (a very little bit) of … Continue reading

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February 2, 2011: Joan Rivers v Anna Karenina

PAGES READ: 15 YEAR TO DATE: 1,200 CURRENTLY READING: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy BOOKS COMPLETED: 3 -450 PAGES Today Joan Rivers came to the trade show.  Apparently she walked right by my booth. The people to the right of me … Continue reading

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