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Things I finished reading this week:

  • Mostly Harmless, by Douglas Adams
  • The Little Nugget, by P. G. Wodehouse
  • Three Men and a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog), by Jerome K. Jerome (audiobook)
  • How to Sharpen Pencils, by David Rees
  • The Man Upstairs and Other Stories, by P. G. Wodehouse
  • The Unreal and the Real, Volume Two, by Ursula K. Le Guin

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January 20, 2013 at 9:05 am

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Things I read this week:

  • Life, the Universe and Everything, by Douglas Adams
  • Quilting for Dummies by Cheryl Fall
  • The Folk of the Air, by Peter S. Beagle
  • Greater Britain: A Record of Travel in English-Speaking Countires during 1866-7, by Charles Wentworth Dilke
  • Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet, issue 28
  • Flygirl, by Sherri L. Smith
  • Inside Out & Back Again, by Thanhha Lai
  • A Little Dinner Before the Play, by Agnes Jekyll
  • The Unreal and the Real: Selected Stories of Ursula K. Le Guin Volume One: Where on Earth, by Ursula K. Le Guin
  • So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish, by Douglas Adams
  • The No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, by Alexander McCall Smith
  • Gulliver’s Travels, by Jonathan Swift

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January 13, 2013 at 6:53 am

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Things read this week

  • Mutter Museum: Historic Medical Photographs
  • Lapham’s Quarterly, Winter 2013: Intoxication
  • Shakespeare Wrote for Money, by Nick Hornby
  • The Antidote, by Oliver Burkeman
  • Soul Snatcher, by Camarin Grae
  • The Prince and Betty, by P. G. Wodehouse

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January 6, 2013 at 7:55 am

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  • Charles Dickens and the Great Theatre of the World, by Simon Callow
  • Dodger, by Terry Pratchett

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November 2, 2012 at 5:27 am

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October 29, 2012 at 6:41 am

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Other things I read this week

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  • Little Women and Me, by Lauren Baratz-Logsted
  • Star Island, by Carl Hiaasen
  • The Gem Collector, by P. G. Wodehouse
  • Feed, by Mira Grant
  • The Door to Lost Pages, by Claude Lalumiere

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October 26, 2012 at 6:25 am

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October 22, 2012 at 6:23 am

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Other things I read this week

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  • Alphabet of Thorns, by Patricia McKillip
  • An Arsonist’s Guide to Writers’ Homes in New England, by Brock Clarke
  • Them: Adventures with Extremists, by Jon Ronson
  • Objects of Worship, by Claude Lalumiere
  • Kitty Takes a Holiday, by Carrie Vaughn

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October 19, 2012 at 5:57 am

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Finally, I’m reaching the end of my far-too-long list of things to read, and I can enjoy them without thinking of how many of them there are.  Finally, my pleasure reading doesn’t look at all like homework.

Time to go to the library.

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October 15, 2012 at 6:35 am

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Other things I read this week

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  • The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making, by Catherynne Valente
  • The Wordy Shipmates, by Sarah Vowell
  • Resilience, by Andrew Zolli (skimmed – had to return to library)
  • The Bell at Sealey Head, by Patricia McKillip
  • Prejudices: First, Second, and Third Series, by H. L. Mencken

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October 12, 2012 at 6:31 am

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