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October 4, 2012: Real People’s Bookshelves IV

I know, I know. It’s been a long hiatus. I won’t bore you with excuses, but suffice it to say, I had a lovely summer and a great start to fall. Reading (like blogging) hasn’t been a huge focus of … Continue reading

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April 30, 2012: Reunited… And It Feels So Good

The most amazing thing happened to me this weekend. My friend Kelly (not the Kelly of floor-system fame) returned a book to me eight years after he borrowed it. He had read the book, enjoyed it, remembered that it belonged to me and, … Continue reading

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July 25, 2011: A Little Late to the Potter Party

PAGES READ: 38 YEAR TO DATE: 6,381 CURRENTLY READING: Life by Keith Richards and Swamp Angel by Ethel Wilson BOOKS COMPLETED: 17 -3,919 PAGES Seeing how I’m the last person on the planet to read Swamp Angel I figure it’s also time … Continue reading

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July 24, 2011: Swamp Angel

PAGES READ: 75 YEAR TO DATE: 6,343 CURRENTLY READING: Life by Keith Richards and Swamp Angel by Ethel Wilson BOOKS COMPLETED: 17 -3,907 PAGES The other day I was perusing the bookshelves at my parents’ house (they’re quite extensive) looking for … Continue reading

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June 6, 2011: Stealing A Moment

PAGES READ on Wednesday to Monday: 241 YEAR TO DATE: 5,369 CURRENTLY READING: The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson BOOKS COMPLETED: 13 -2,481 PAGES I’ve been asked many times this year when I find the time to read. It’s a … Continue reading

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May 31, 2011: I Think I Need To Smoke the Green Cheroot

PAGES READ SINCE May 15: 183 YEAR TO DATE: 5,128 CURRENTLY READING: The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson and The Paris Wife by Paula McLain BOOKS COMPLETED: 12 -2,422 PAGES It’s been over two weeks since my last post and … Continue reading

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March 25, 2011: Superdad

PAGES READ on Wednesday: 68 PAGES READ on Thursday: 0 (!) PAGES READ on Friday: 58 YEAR TO DATE: 2,632 CURRENTLY READING: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy, The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson and The Devil & Sherlock Holmes by David Grann BOOKS COMPLETED: … Continue reading

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