The Best Books I Read in 2016

As I have for the past few years, I kept track of the books (only the books, not magazines!) I read in 2016. I read slightly more than my average of two books per week this year, partly because I am doing a lot of “work” reading. So out of 106 books here are my […]

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My Reading List in 2013

This past year, for the first time since middle school, I kept track of the books I read. And I am SO happy I did! It made me read more critically and it helped me make better recommendations to friends. I’m definitely doing it again this year, a year in which I suspect I will […]

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I not only get to write books these days, I also get to write ABOUT books

Books are my life these days– and I wouldn’t have it any other way! If I’m not reading¬†or writing about my own book, I’ve been enjoying writing about *other* people’s books. As a non-fiction writer I especially appreciate the clear prose and narrative, but research-based, focus in books like Emily Bazelon’s Sticks and Stones. Here’s […]

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Blogging and Reading in 2013!

Like my friend and writing buddy Rebecca Sullivan (whose blog June Carol Clair I love)–and inspired by another by writer friend, Nina Badzin–this year I’m going with an unconventional New Year’s resolution. I’m going to keep track of all the books I read in 2013 on my blog and include, like Nina, “pithy” reviews. I […]

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