Summer Reading To-Do List for Sunny Days (2 of 4)

2020-03-31T12:14:55-05:00

Such good reading this summer, so far. In other respects, perhaps mine has not been the most productive summer. But it all depends what one puts on a to-do list, doesn't it! What if your to-do list was all about the books in your stacks? Little, Brown and Company, 2015

Summer Reading To-Do List for Sunny Days (2 of 4)2020-03-31T12:14:55-05:00

Talking Time: Life after Life, The Luminaries

2015-10-20T07:58:55-05:00

Random House, 2013 The slippery question of time is often posed on the page. And with books, it’s different. In music, listeners are engaged at a pace dictated by the composer’s notation, beats counted as the bars pass, the audience arriving synchronously at the end of the piece.

Talking Time: Life after Life, The Luminaries2015-10-20T07:58:55-05:00

Alice Hoffman’s The Museum of Extraordinary Things (2014)

2014-06-26T15:05:17-05:00

Like Katherine Dunn's Geek Love, Alice Hoffman's novel begins from a place of belonging. Scribner - Simon & Schuster, 2014 Coralie is a professional mermaid in early twentieth-century Coney Island, who grows up with the Wolfman and various other characters who seem to step from the pages of

Alice Hoffman’s The Museum of Extraordinary Things (2014)2014-06-26T15:05:17-05:00

Mary-Rose MacColl’s In Falling Snow (2012)

2014-05-13T14:14:36-05:00

It begins with a short but vividly drawn scene: two lovers alone in a room in Paris in 1917. Sensorily rich and broadly sketched: the reader is immediately engaged. Not only by the substance, but by a couple of unexpected phrases therein: questions arise. Those questions are soon set aside

Mary-Rose MacColl’s In Falling Snow (2012)2014-05-13T14:14:36-05:00
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