Saturday, April 18, 2009
Readathon Third Hour Update
So I've finished Genesis (didn't see that ending coming, that's for sure), talked to my mother-in-law on the phone about books and manuscripts and next weekend's plans, and intend to start The Fire Gospel next. First I have to start a load of laundry so that for while longer I can keep up the pretense that it's just a normal Saturday, not one in which I intend to read for 24 hours straight. It does help that I started the day with a migraine--it does keep the family's expectations low.
Sherman Alexie cancels book tour for memoir about his mother.
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