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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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Stuff I’ve Been Reading

— “The Secret Oral History of Bennington: The 1980s’ Most Decadent College” is so freakin’ lit. I don’t even know what else to say. — Nick Pinkteron and C. Spencer Yeh have a lengthy conversation about the Marvel movies. It’s … Continue reading

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2015 Books Read

Even I am impressed with how much I read this year. Along the course of the year, occasionally I’d think to myself, “Good job, Sheila, with your Self-Imposed Reading Plan!” I’ve read a lot of new novels (not really my … Continue reading

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The Books: The Young Rebecca: Writings of Rebecca West 1911-17; “Reed of Steel” (on Emmeline Pankhurst)

On the essays shelf (yes, there are still more books to excerpt in my vast library. I can’t seem to stop this excerpts-from-my-library project. I started it in 2006!) NEXT BOOK: The Young Rebecca: Writings of Rebecca West, 1911-17 It’s … Continue reading

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The Books: The Young Rebecca: Writings of Rebecca West 1911-17; “American Women: Their Work as Reformers: Women’s Work in Municipalities by Mary Ritter Beard ”

On the essays shelf (yes, there are still more books to excerpt in my vast library. I can’t seem to stop this excerpts-from-my-library project. I started it in 2006!) NEXT BOOK: The Young Rebecca: Writings of Rebecca West, 1911-17 Along … Continue reading

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The Books: The Young Rebecca: Writings of Rebecca West 1911-17; “Much Worse than Gaby Deslys: A Plea for Decency”

On the essays shelf (yes, there are still more books to excerpt in my vast library. I can’t seem to stop this excerpts-from-my-library project. I started it in 2006!) NEXT BOOK: The Young Rebecca: Writings of Rebecca West, 1911-17 This … Continue reading

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The Books: The Young Rebecca: Writings of Rebecca West 1911-17; “ Mr. Chesterton in Hysterics: A Study in Prejudice”

On the essays shelf (yes, there are still more books to excerpt in my vast library. I can’t seem to stop this excerpts-from-my-library project. I started it in 2006!) NEXT BOOK: The Young Rebecca: Writings of Rebecca West, 1911-17 Rebecca … Continue reading

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The Books: The Young Rebecca: Writings of Rebecca West 1911-17; “On Mentioning the Unmentionable: An Exhortation to Miss Pankhurst”

On the essays shelf (yes, there are still more books to excerpt in my vast library. I can’t seem to stop this excerpts-from-my-library project. I started it in 2006!) NEXT BOOK: The Young Rebecca: Writings of Rebecca West, 1911-17 In … Continue reading

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The Books: The Young Rebecca: Writings of Rebecca West 1911-17; “A New Woman’s Movement: The Need for Riotous Living”

On the essays shelf (yes, there are still more books to excerpt in my vast library. I can’t seem to stop this excerpts-from-my-library project. I started it in 2006!) NEXT BOOK: The Young Rebecca: Writings of Rebecca West, 1911-17 It’s … Continue reading

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