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Location, location

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From where I’m sitting to write this, I can see—simultaneously—the crossroads of three busy streets, a El train stopping for passengers overhead, and an air conditioning unit canted awkwardly from the window of a sixth-story apartment window. I’m waiting for a friend to come meet me for…

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Parade of books and nations

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Where have I been? Reading. Just getting back from a two-week vacation in which I did very little but read books, write (more on that another time), and watch Nora Ephron movies. Oh, and sit by a lake reading books and writing. And throwing a tennis ball…

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Summer reading

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Sometimes I think it’s weird that there are so many “summer reading” articles every year, because I read year ’round. Year ’ROUND. But I get it. I read a lot in the summer, and there’s something about the hot, sticky weather that lets you say, You know…

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Reading

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I guess I haven’t posted my reading list in a while. Not sure anyone cares, but I do get a heady pleasure out of keeping the list. It’s a nerd thing. I’m apparently far far behind. 20. Legacy of the Dead– Charles ToddStill liking this England-between-the-wars mystery…

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The Reading List continues…

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Goodreads.com insists that I’m still two books off my pace. There is nothing like a little pressure to make me feel like it’s OK to sit on the sofa all day with a book. Two books. Take note that Goodreads gives no credit for writing a book….

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2012 Reading List

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According to GoodReads, I’m four books off the pace for the year already. I imagine that little app is going to vex me, especially since the goal I set for myself this year—75 books read—is highly ambitious for someone who wants to finish writing a book and…

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The 2012 Reading List Comences

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I don’t remember if I made reading a resolution, but frankly? I don’t have to. I read. My goal on Goodreads.com is to read 75 books this year. That’s ambitious, but far from impossible. Especially since I’ve already read six books already: 1. Wicked Autumn– G.M. MallietCozy…

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