Monday, January 14, 2008
The Pursuit of Love and Love in a Cold Climate. Nancy Mitford. Am I the only one who's never read a book by a Mitford?
Darkmans. Nicola Barker. I know some thought this one should have beat out the Enright for the Booker.
The God Delusion. Richard Dawkins. I'm glad I waited for the paperback; Dawkins responds to negative reviews the hardback received in a new preface. No mention of Marilynne Robinson's smackdown, however. . .
The Country of the Pointed Firs. Sarah Orne Jewett. For one of my many reading challenges.
Goldberg: Variations. Gabriel Josipovici. Josipovici's name has shown up on various blogs the last couple of years and in a manner that's always left me feeling intimidated. I decided to see if that intimidation is warranted.
An Absolute Gentleman. R.M. Kinder. A review copy. I've read the first few pages and am waiting for time to pull a marathon reading session. I have an impression it's that sort of book.
The People of the Book. Geraldine Brooks. It's gorgeous!
Sherman Alexie cancels book tour for memoir about his mother.
Why is Ben Murphy so happy? Because for once in his life, he's on time. He beat Roger Davis, Steve Kanaly and the moderator to the pan...
Last night I read Julian Barnes' The Sense of an Ending . Yes, the night before it went up against Donald Ray Pollock's The Devil Al...
When I finished Kevin Brockmeier's A Brief History of the Dead last spring I immediately did a search to see if the Coca-Cola Corp. had...