Tuesday, September 16, 2008
I've been returning unread books to the library, calculating how many books remain on the various challenges I've committed to, making list after list of books I'd really like to complete by the end of the year and swearing to myself repeatedly that I'm going to cut way back on the number of new purchases so that I can devote more time to the ones I already own (memo to self: isn't it about time for the Read from the Stacks challenge? Investigate).
So a short stack this month and lots of hopes that I won't have another photo of new lovelies to share until after the holidays:
Norman Mailer's Miami and the Siege of Chicago.
Muriel Barbery's The Elegance of the Hedgehog.
Carl Rollyson's The Literary Legacy of Rebecca West.
Kate Atkinson's When Will There Be Good News?
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