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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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May 7, 2011: Ding Dong!

PAGES READ Wednesday to Saturday: 34 YEAR TO DATE: 4,341 CURRENTLY READING: The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson BOOKS COMPLETED: 11 -2,009 PAGES That’s right people, ding dong. As in, ding dong, the witch is dead. Also, ding dong, the … Continue reading

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May 3, 2011: Spoiler Alert

PAGES READ: 56 YEAR TO DATE: 4,307 CURRENTLY READING: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy and The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson BOOKS COMPLETED: 10 -1,843 PAGES SPOILER ALERT: If you’re willing to read 768 pages of Anna Karenina, something will … Continue reading

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May 2, 2011: Anything But The Russian

PAGES READ Wednesday to Monday: 50 YEAR TO DATE: 4,251 CURRENTLY READING: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy and The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson BOOKS COMPLETED: 10 -1,849 PAGES I think we all knew it couldn’t last. Chalk it up … Continue reading

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February 18, 2011: The One-Month Mark

PAGES READ: 26 YEAR TO DATE: 1,440 CURRENTLY READING: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy BOOKS COMPLETED: 3 -1010 PAGES I’ve officially been reading Anna Karenina for a month. It’s a great book – an epic and timeless love story and an … 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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