Saturday, October 20, 2007
Read-a-thon Report No. 3
Since last checking in, I've read Tessa Hadley's short story "A Card Trick" (21 pages) and the title story from Christina Stead's The Puzzleheaded Girl (56 pages). The Hadley was rather forgettable, although it did contain a reference to Henry James (I wondered if I'd be haunted by James for the rest of the day), but the Stead was the type of story that makes me want to collect and read everything she's written.
I lucked upon the collection back in June at the bookstore across the street from Columbia; it's woefully out of print.
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