Tag Archives: the Russian

October 19, 2011: Reading the Booker

PAGES READ SINCE September 27: 438 YEAR TO DATE: 8,904 CURRENTLY READING: The Forgotten Waltz by Anne Enright BOOKS SET ASIDE FOR THE MOMENT: Life by Keith Richards and The Steps Across the Water by Adam Gopnik BOOKS COMPLETED: 24 -5,706 PAGES The 2011 Man … Continue reading

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August 11, 2011: The Big Apple

PAGES READ SINCE August 3: 325 YEAR TO DATE: 7,086 CURRENTLY READING: Life by Keith Richards and Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese BOOKS COMPLETED: 18 -4,064 PAGES I’m off again for a few days in New York without my husband, without my kids. … Continue reading

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July 21, 2011: Bad Classics

PAGES READ since July 4: 300 YEAR TO DATE: 6,233 CURRENTLY READING: Life by Keith Richards and Atonement by Ian McEwan BOOKS COMPLETED: 16 -3,867 PAGES A recent post on Huffington Post Books listed five classic works of literature that are … 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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May 15, 2011: Or These…

PAGES READ: 90 YEAR TO DATE: 4,945 CURRENTLY READING: The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson BOOKS COMPLETED: 12 -1,805 PAGES All families are unhappy – especially the ones in this book. Boy meets girl; boy gets girl; girl meets train. … Continue reading

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May 14, 2011: If Tolstoy Was Japanese…

PAGES READ Sunday to Saturday: 514 YEAR TO DATE: 4,855 CURRENTLY READING: The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson and The Help by Kathryn Stockett BOOKS COMPLETED: 11 -1,845 PAGES Follow your heart at your peril; society might not be ready.

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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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