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The Reading Life: 2018

January 21, 2019 | No Comments

You can tell by the length of this list that not a lot of writing got done in 2018! Oops. Still, I almost hit my goal of reading one hundred books in a year, so every cloud etc….. As usual,…

The Reading Life: 2017

January 9, 2018 | No Comments

Darn it, one year I WILL read one hundred books! In 2017 I didn’t even get close. Nevertheless (this is becoming my go-to word, that’s what happens when you read too much Spark), out of the sixty-one books on the…

The Reading Life: 2016

December 31, 2016 | One Comment

“It was the worst of times, it was the worst of times,” writes Ali Smith in the opening of Autumn, (a book I’ve just started), and, damn, ain’t that the truth? Books had always provided solace against calamities both personal…