According to the reading schedule I set for myself, I should be finishing Middlemarch today. As of this morning, I’m on page 497 and still have 393 pages to go. This classic novel, which is often touted as the best… Read More ›
“The Diamond Mine” is the second story in Cather’s 1920 short story collection, Youth and the Bright Medusa. What a delight! From the first paragraph to the last, I enjoyed reading this story. I was intrigued by the scenes aboard… Read More ›
I’m happy to report that 2019 has started out with some excellent reads for me. Instead of ending this post with my one DNF of the month, I’ll start with it. That way, we’ll end on a high note.
Overall, 2018 was an excellent non-fiction reading year for me. Here’s a list of all the nonfiction books I read in three categories.
On Saturday I decided to give my desk a good clean out. I have two desks in my home office. One is a super simple small Ikea computer desk. The other is an old-fashioned slant desk with drawers and cubbies… Read More ›
Genevieve Towsley (1907-1995) was a journalist and historian of Naperville, IL. This installation honoring her was created in 1999. A statue of a 72-year-old woman writer at work. Have you ever seen such a thing? Isn’t it glorious?
I’ve decided to break up my BookExpo book haul into at least two posts. Today I’m sharing the books I acquired that are already published. Next week I’ll share the books being published in July and beyond. Here… Read More ›