The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay: Impressions

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay: Impressions

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon has been on my to-read list for several years, and despite its length, I’m glad it was chosen for September’s book club selection. As a disclaimer: I read the last 400 pages of this book in under 24 hours, during the work week. That is, […]

Top Twelve (Oops) Books I Want to Reread

Top Twelve (Oops) Books I Want to Reread

Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy – Luckily, we’ve chosen this book for the next round of book club, so I’ll be rereading this in the next couple weeks. I loved the language and the style. It was one of my absolute favorites […]

RIP VI challenge

RIP VI challenge

Thanks to Brenna and Beth, I have discovered this little ghoulish challenge. I mean, really, how can I pass up a challenge whose picture-theme is based on one of my favorite episodes of Doctor Who? As always, I’m fashionably late to this party, and my reading plate is rather full (God of Small Things – […]

Reading Habits

Reading Habits

At book club last week, during which we discussed The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay (review forthcoming), a member mentioned a woman she knew that so completely engrossed herself in her reading material that she’d have an atlas & the decade-ago equivalent of Wikipedia at hand at all times. If she wasn’t quite sure […]

Top Ten Books it seems just about everyone has read but me

Top Ten Books it seems just about everyone has read but me

Hosted every week by the The Broke and The Bookish, participated in haphazardly by me. All things Franzen (The Corrections, Freedom, etc.) – I feel as though I should delve into one of these one of these days, especially since he grew up in Webster Groves, a township of STL, and especially since one of […]