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2022 Books Read

Some re-reads this year, but a lot of new-to-me authors as well. New novels written by faves. Been a year of upheaval and transitions. I’ve managed to keep up my regular reading schedule. I just don’t feel right if I’m … Continue reading

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Stuff I’ve Been Reading

Reading for pleasure has taken a hit, what with all the research I’ve been doing, for this or that, and so I haven’t done one of these “stuff I’ve been reading” things in a while. I have barely slept in … Continue reading

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2020 Books Read

What a year, huh. What a dumpster-fire year. I read a lot, mostly in the mornings, and it helped create rituals for the days, which often seemed endlessly the same, interchangeable. I read a lot of long and challenging books … Continue reading

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Recommended Books: Non-Fiction

I have been meaning to do a Part 2 to my Recommended Books: Fiction list – put together years ago. I wanted to recommend non-fiction, from history books to biographies to essays to whatever. Here is the Non-Fiction list. I’ve … Continue reading

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My Social-Distancing “#StayTheFHome” Reading List

Have a lot of writing to do, plus my day job, which I already do remotely (so hanging around in my apartment with my cat is not all that big an adjustment), although having three weeks of perishable food lined … Continue reading

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2019 Books Read

It’s been such a busy year for me as a writer. The busiest. I’ve had to “make time” for reading stuff that has nothing to do with anything writing-wise. I need to read for pleasure. Many of the books I … Continue reading

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The Books: “The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference” (Malcolm Gladwell)

Next book in my Daily Book Excerpt: Next book in my culture bookshelf: The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference, by Malcolm Gladwell. I loved this book. Of course I did. That’s why it’s in my … Continue reading

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The Books: “Dot.Con: How America Lost Its Mind and Money in the Internet Era” ( John Cassidy)

Next book in my Daily Book Excerpt: Next book in my culture bookshelf is: Dot.con: How America Lost Its Mind and Money in the Internet Era, by John Cassidy. The title pretty much says it all. This is the story … Continue reading

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The Books: “In Defense of Elitism” (William A. Henry III)

Next book in my Daily Book Excerpt: Okay, done with true crime section. Now we move into what I vaguely call my “culture” section. Any of my books that have anything to with cultural commentary go here. We’ve got Camille … Continue reading

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