Monthly Archives: January 2009

A reading list for the ages!

Thanks to Sassymonkey for posting this list! It ought to keep many a serious reader busy for years! http://www.sassymonkeyreads.ca/?p=2326 Advertisements

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John Updike RIP

John Updike is dead at 76. Okay, he was never one of my favorites. I thought the Rabbit series were okay, but generally I didn’t relate well to the whole older man focused on his sexuality themes that Updike tended … Continue reading

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Obama’s Reading List

If you’re not Obamafied yet, this is a great New York Times article on books that influenced Barack Obama. Some titles to check into here! http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/19/books/19read.html?8bu&emc=bub2

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‘Fess Up Friday

Surgery went okay. I learned I have a low-threshold tolerance for pain. But I do have a nice pair of gallstone earrings now. That’s it for writing for this week! I’m thinking of taking on some freelance writing or editing … Continue reading

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Einstein by Walter Isaacson

The first book I’ve completed in 2009! And it was a good one (and a library book, in keeping with my New Year’s resolution to be a bit more frugal). What distinguishes this book from other Einstein biographies is that … Continue reading

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The book is dead, long live the book

This is a very interesting article (with some excellent book references). Excerpt: Despite the attention once paid to the so-called digital divide, the real gap isn’t between households with computers and households without them; it is the one developing between, … Continue reading

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‘Fess Up Friday

Is it really Friday already? I didn’t get much writing done beyond the blogs. Not to excuse myself, but I did get a gallbladder attack (now have to go under the knife), which has set me back at work (trickling … Continue reading

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