Tag Archives: Literature

My Year in Books – 2012

Following are the titles of the books I finished reading in 2012. In addition to these, I am still in the middle of so many books, I’m too embarrassed to give you the number (27.) As I no longer finish … Continue reading

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In Defense of Paper Pages

To Kindle or not to Kindle? That is the question. I have no quarrel with e-readers. Since I am a die-hard fan of learning, any medium that gets people reading is fine by me. Read on a papyrus scroll or … Continue reading

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Gay Writes

America lost a national treasure on Thursday, when the brilliant writer William Gay died of heart failure at the age of 68. I’d never heard of Gay before I picked up the 2007 edition of The Best American Short Stories, … Continue reading

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My Year in Books – 2011

I’m a few days late (thanks to some looming writing deadlines, and all the media attention this week over my Grandma’s story), but here is the list of the books I finished in the last year, separated by the month … Continue reading

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I Don’t Know How She Does It

We need to talk about Alice Munro. Oh, how we need to talk about Alice. On most subjects, it is difficult for me to pin down my “favorite” thing: meal, drink, movie, color – there are just too many different … Continue reading

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The Snipers

This post is about poetry…now just hold on, there. You’re not going anywhere, Dear Reader. (By the way, if you can give me the reference for my title, without reading any further, leave me a comment and tell me so. … Continue reading

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The Littlest Bookworm

A Mama friend recently asked me to recommend some books for her fifth-grade daughter (who is reading at a ninth-grade level, but the teachers apparently want her to stick with fifth-grade books, which sounds to me like some sort of … Continue reading

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