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How many books will you read this year?

January 22, 2013

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I’ve just lifted my head from the latest page of the current book I’m reading, Spillover. Unless you want to know that a whole host of lethal viruses that used to live happily in animals are now packing up and moving into humans, don’t read this book. On the other hand, if microscopic mayhem gets […]

The Hunger Games Trilogy

April 13, 2012

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Back in the Dark Ages, when people read books made of paper and discussed them face-to-face with other humans, I read The Lord of the Rings trilogy.  I lived in Middle Earth, even though the world thought I was in grad school, doing whatever it was that grad students did back in the early 70’s. […]

Textual Healing

July 12, 2010

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Life in the Boomer Lane has always been a crazy, voracious reader. Her dad would sometimes stop at a store on his way home from work and bring her a little Golden Book. To this day, the sight of the metallic paper strip along the spine of the Golden Books sends her into a little swoon. […]