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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early copies arrived at the office this morning and i squealed like a little girl! eeeeeee!
Esther Pearl Watson, “Unlovable, Vol. 1" I love Esther Pearl Watson's gruesome tales of the life of '80s teenager Tammy Pierce, and I think any girl who ever experienced high school will be able to identify—if only a little bit—with the unlovable protagonist. It's a big, pink, sparkly square book full of cartoons. Get it!… Continue reading Stuff I’ve read lately
Finished writing my book yesterday at 2:30 p.m. I can't tell you how much of a relief it is to be done. Well, you know, done aside from the rounds of editing coming over the next few months. Hurrah!
I found an old issue of this acerbic, New York-centric magazine for a dollar and fell in love with it. Got a good deal on this hardcover from Copacetic Comics in Pittsburgh! THE LOWDOWN Published: 2006, 304 pp. Obtained via: Copacetic Date started: 2.10.09 Date finished: 2.30.09 What I liked: The mid-'80s seem like such… Continue reading Graydon Carter, George Kalogerakis and Kurt Andersen, “SPY: The Funny Years”
Current word count: 27,818 (out of 30,000) Trying not to freak out too much about the fact that my book is due in less than a MONTH. I'm starting to break down the remaining stuff to do into manageable chunks. I made up a calendar with weekly goals written on it, for example, my goal… Continue reading Hurtling towards my book deadline