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April 11, 2012: Real People’s Bookshelves II

Not one to be left out of a good time, Lindsay sent me a photo of her bookshelves immediately after my last post. In her own words: “The opposite look. No order but I know where everything is.” In my own home, … 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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March 29, 2011: Catching Up With The Rooster

PAGES READ: 59 YEAR TO DATE: 2,722 CURRENTLY READING: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy, The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson and The Devil & Sherlock Holmes by David Grann BOOKS COMPLETED: 6 -1,678 PAGES What with the real March Madness going on, I almost … Continue reading

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January 24, 2011: The Maharaja of All Book Fairs

PAGES READ: 31 YEAR TO DATE: 1,074 CURRENTLY READING: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy BOOKS COMPLETED: 3 -126 PAGES Oprah has a half-sister so it’s pretty hard to concentrate on anything else. However… This caught my eye in today’s Globe & … Continue reading

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January 18, 2011: Anna Karenina

PAGES READ: 50 YEAR TO DATE: 925 CURRENTLY READING: Netherland by Joseph O’Neill and Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy BOOKS COMPLETED: 3 +25 PAGES I’m taking the plunge and starting Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy, translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa … Continue reading

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January 5, 2011: Revisiting History (2005)

PAGES READ: 59 YEAR TO DATE: 229 CURRENTLY READING: A Spot of Bother by Mark Haddon BOOKS COMPLETED: 0 Recalling my best reading year to date (30 books! woo hoo!) made me revisit my reading lists. I’ve been keeping track since … Continue reading

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January 2, 2011: A Spot of Bother

PAGES READ: 51 YEAR TO DATE: 51 CURRENTLY READING: A Spot of Bother by Mark Haddon BOOKS COMPLETED: 0 The first challenge (or I suppose one could call it an opportunity) is what to read. My first selection is A … Continue reading

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