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Reading, Grumbling, and Waiting for Spring

This week I’ve been grumbling about spring and reading some great books. Reading. Grumbling about spring. More reading.

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On Light Reads and Light Reads

I think we often dismiss deceptively simple books as “light reads.” Books which are perceptive, captivating, and even life-altering,

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When Reading Feels Like Coming Home

Reading can feel like coming home to me. Where we listen to stories, and tell our own stories. As we seek to know ourselves. And each other.

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Reading By the Fire

I have a dream of reading round the fire with all my book-loving friends, real and virtual. And then sipping wine and talking about books.

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More Bibliotherapy and Other Solace

I’m finding lots of solace this week, my friends. Must have been writing about it last week that meant I’m up to my eyeballs in it this week.

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My Life as a Girl Detective

As a kid I longed to be a girl detective. Solving mysteries with my loyal side-kick. Asking questions. Following up clues. Being smart.

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Fall Reading Wish List

One of the best things about fall is the new books. So I’m compiling my fall reading wish list of books I hope will entertain and inspire me.

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Book, Book, Books of Summer

Let’s talk about the books of summer, shall we? What I’m reading this summer, what I want to read, what you’re reading. You know, book chat.

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The Vicissitudes of Travel

Travel disaster stories make the best travel writing. And Martha Gellhorn writes the best stories about the vicissitudes of travel.

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Reading at the Automat

Ever eaten at the automat? A panoply of food stretches off into the distance and you try not to choose everything. Kind of like with reading.

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