Review: Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

In which, for once, I actually read a new book as soon as it comes out, but it takes me 7 months before I present this, my spoiler-free review. Herein also lies a tangential epiphany regarding the etymology of “analysis.” Continue reading “Review: Turtles All the Way Down by John Green”

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Guilt Reading: Should You Force Yourself to Finish a Book?

In which I muse about the enormous pressures we put upon ourselves at times despite the fact that we are supposedly reading for our own enjoyment, and the pros and cons of our so doing.  Continue reading “Guilt Reading: Should You Force Yourself to Finish a Book?”

Weekly Update July 7, 2017

In which I talk about what I finished, what I started, Hemingway, a Viennese masterpiece, and recognising the face of an old friend. Continue reading “Weekly Update July 7, 2017”

On Re-reading Books I Enjoyed Long Ago, Pt. 2

In which I continue my thoughts about re-reading books that I loved when I was younger, and share my thoughts on Uprising by Margaret Peterson Haddix. Continue reading “On Re-reading Books I Enjoyed Long Ago, Pt. 2”

On Re-reading Books I Enjoyed Long Ago, Pt. 1

In which I share my anxieties about re-reading books that I loved when I was younger, and thoughts on Code Orange by Caroline B. Cooney. Continue reading “On Re-reading Books I Enjoyed Long Ago, Pt. 1”

Review: Asleep by Molly Caldwell Crosby

In which I review Asleep, a nonfiction book by Molly Caldwell Crosby about epidemic encephalitis.  Continue reading “Review: Asleep by Molly Caldwell Crosby”