Tag Archives: Claire Cameron

November 12, 2012: My Ideal Bookshelf

Many thanks to Claire Cameron for introducing me to the work of artist Jane Mount. After losing her studio space in 2007 and being forced to work out of her tiny Manhattan apartment, Mount, formerly a large-scale portraitist, turned her … Continue reading

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June 28, 2011: This Narrative Stops For Nothing (Time Sensitive)

PAGES READ Thursday to Tuesday: 179 YEAR TO DATE: 5,715 CURRENTLY READING: Life by Keith Richards and The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd BOOKS COMPLETED: 15 -3,235 PAGES Many thanks to Claire Cameron for directing my attention … Continue reading

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A Visit From the Goon Squad: A Twitter Review

Courtesy of @clairecameron: Many are turned off by ch 3 and stop reading. Keep reading, I urge, as the structure pays off. And for the power point slides.

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Bossypants: A Twitter Review

Courtesy of @clairecameron: Reads like sketches, perfect for the sleep deprived. Slow to start, but mid chaps are snorters (buy paper or ebook, not hardback).

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February 16, 2011: Which do truckers prefer?

PAGES READ: 20 YEAR TO DATE: 1,409 CURRENTLY READING: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy BOOKS COMPLETED: 3 -941 PAGES The paper book vs e-book debate is a big one. People are passionate, even fanatical, about one or the other or sometimes … 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 27, 2011: I can’t read another book set in…

PAGES READ: 15 YEAR TO DATE: 1,139 CURRENTLY READING: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy BOOKS COMPLETED: 3 -211 PAGES Claire Cameron’s response to my Netherland post reminded me of a comment my friend Kiersten once made: “I can’t read another book … Continue reading

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January 15, 2011: How do you organize your books?

PAGES READ: 82 YEAR TO DATE: 790 CURRENTLY READING: An Object of Beauty by Steve Martin and Netherland by Joseph O’Neill BOOKS COMPLETED: 1 Claire Cameron’s earlier comment about the expense of  built-in bookshelves got me thinking about my home library. Being … Continue reading

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January 13, 2011: Revisiting History (2007)

PAGES READ: 41 YEAR TO DATE: 658 CURRENTLY READING: An Object of Beauty by Steve Martin and Netherland by Joseph O’Neill BOOKS COMPLETED: 1 In 2007 I only read 13 books. Can’t remember why. READING LIST – 2007 1/ The Other Side … Continue reading

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January 6, 2011: Revisiting History (2006)

PAGES READ: 62 YEAR TO DATE: 291 CURRENTLY READING: A Spot of Bother by Mark Haddon BOOKS COMPLETED: 0 In 2006 I read 17 books. I also joined two book clubs. Ramping up. READING LIST – 2006 1/ A Complicated Kindness … Continue reading

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