The pilot’s voice was deep and fuzzy over the intercom as he told us all we were holding for just a moment as the gate cleared. I flipped the page of my book frantically, eyes scanning at twice their normal speed, ignoring those who were already unbuckling seat belts, turning on cellphones and starting to … More The Case for Long Reads
GUYS! It’s been a while, I know. My blogging hasn’t really kept up to date with this whole 1 post a week thing. Let me reassure you that this is indeed for a reason. As you may know (if you’ve read the Announcements Page) I’ve got a book coming out this November! These are exciting … More The Coolness of Having a Book Come Out
Reading in bed is my comfort food. Being tucked in under my pink L.L. Bean down comforter with just my hands from the wrist out protruding—enough to hold up my book—is quite possibly the best activity in the world. It beats yoga. It beats mountain climbing and fishing and bungee jumping (this latter activity I … More Reading on a snowy day.
Hello and welcome to the very first installment of a series of posts I’m calling, “Holy Crap, You Should Read This Book.” Today I’m going to be featuring the slim, but compelling novel, GIOVANNI’S ROOM by James Baldwin. Want a taste? : “What happened was that, all unconscious of what this ennui meant, I wearied … More Holy Crap… You Should Read This Book