Tag Archives: A Tale of Two Cities

Recommended Books: Fiction

I’ve added to this list. I still want to do a Non-Fiction one, eventually, but … you know … time permitting. Some authors are represented multiple times here. Other authors aren’t represented at all. For no real reason. Don’t read … Continue reading

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Book Questionnaire Full of Shame, Loathing and Lying

I can’t remember where I initially found this questionnaire, but in re-doing my Categories I found the questions saved in Drafts. I had obviously seen them somewhere, and wanted to answer them eventually. Thought I’d bring it out now. Haven’t … Continue reading

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Memos from David O. Selznick

Excerpts from the addictive Memo from David O. Selznick : The Creation of “Gone with the Wind” and Other Motion Picture Classics, as Revealed in the Producer’s Private Letters, Telegrams, Memorandums, and Autobiographical Remarks, part of the Modern Library “The … Continue reading

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Book Questions:

I got this from my good friend Ted . Naturally I had to go overboard and provide links (to my own blog), and I can never ever answer a question with only one choice. I refuse. What was the last … Continue reading

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Book QA

I got this from Ted! Which book do you irrationally cringe away from reading, despite seeing only positive reviews? Strangely enough, I cringed from reading Harry Potter. Chalk it up to my contrarian nature. If there is a unanimous clarion … Continue reading

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2007 Books Read

(in the order in which I finished them, understanding that very often I read many books at the same time). I count re-read books, by the way. I’ll include links to any posts or book excerpts I might have done … Continue reading

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The Books: “A Tale of Two Cities” (Charles Dickens)

Daily Book Excerpt: Adult fiction A Tale of Two Cities – by Charles Dickens One of my favorite books ever. The interesting thing to me is: You know how you’re forced to read books in high school? And sometimes you’re … Continue reading

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Books You’ve Been … Questionnaire

I got this from the wonderful Stefanie. Books you’’ve been planning to read for ages War and Peace (Vintage Classics) Les Miserables (Signet Classics) a biography of Queen Elizabeth (you know, as in the Virgin Queen). I don’t care which … Continue reading

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Re-Reading Tale of 2 Cities

A gorgeous essay on The Great Gatsby – by Jonathan Yardley. I love every word. Here’s a post I wrote a couple years ago about revisiting Great Gatsby for the first time since high school and what that was like. … Continue reading

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The Classics Challenge

I shall participate in the 2007 Classics Challenge. Read 5 classics in the month of January and February. I’ve been meaning to get on this anyway, so this’ll be fun. It’s great to look at the books everybody is choosing, … Continue reading

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