J.D. Salinger 1919-2010

J.D. Salinger 1919-2010

J. D. Salinger has died. The famously reclusive author of Catcher in the Rye and many short stories was 91. Salinger started publishing in The New Yorker at an early […]

Multi-Booking

Multi-Booking

In Sara Nelson’s wonderful book So Many Books, So Little Time: A Year of Passionate Reading, she calls reading two books at the same time “double-booking”. This is nothing new […]

Alphabet City

Alphabet City

I have always been obsessed with the alphabet. Even as a very young child of 3 or 4, I always wanted to go over the alphabet with my mother. I […]

Lunchtime Reading

Lunchtime Reading

The other day I was in the lunchroom at work. I took out my food from my lunch bag and then rummaged in the handbag for my ever-present Current Lunchtime […]

It’s So Amazing

It’s So Amazing

It’s so amazing that we live in a world where we can all share how we feel about different things. For instance, it’s so nice to know that there are […]