You'd think, since I wasn't working on a new book, I would've had tons of time to read in 2010, right? Well, I kept plenty busy with a promotion at my day job, organizing two local craft show events and travelling a ton. I kept on making handmade journals and cards, and I also joined a… Continue reading new year’s roundup
Long time no blog, right? But I'm back with three recently read, utterly awesome books, all written by women with three names: Adrian Nicole Leblanc, "Random Family" Leblanc spent a decade hanging out with a random family from the Bronx, then she wrote this book. I'd read an interview with her in New New Journalism… Continue reading notable recent reads
i've been majorly on a nonfiction kick lately. here's what i've read this year so far! maybe i'll hit 50 again in 2010. 1. Michael Pollan, "In Defense of Food" Loved it. It's helping me think about food in a whole new way, in particular to think about foods as the complex organisms they are… Continue reading books for 2010
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Scott McCartney, "The Wall Street Guide to Power Travel" Secrets of the most frequent fliers. Good advice! Trina Robbins, "From Girls to Grrlz: A History of Women's Comics from Teens to Zines" As a lover of Betty and Veronica as well as Tammy Pierce, I was all about this book. David Sedaris, "Me Talk Pretty… Continue reading recently read book blurbs
early copies arrived at the office this morning and i squealed like a little girl! eeeeeee!
Arthur Allen, "Vaccine: The Controversial Story of Medicine's Greatest Lifesaver" so good. so nerdy. an absolute must. Rona Jaffe, "The Best of Everything" If you like Mad Men, you must read this book. Larry Beinhart, "American Hero" aka "Wag the Dog" the basis of one of my favorite movies ever (and the first R-rated flick… Continue reading recently read books