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By the Book: If I Were Interviewed by the New York Times

The New York Times Book Review does a weekly Q&A with writers called By the Book, and last week author/actress/producer Mindy Kaling was interviewed.   I’m already a big fan of Mindy Kaling, from her book Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? to her work…

Countdown to 2014 #2: My Year in Reviews

2013 was an interesting year.  It was a year of health scares and hospitals.  A year we lost our last grandparent and gained a tiny new member of the family.  A year my sisters all became friends again.  A year we went Down Under…

2013 Reading Challenge Round-Up

Happy holidays everyone!  I’ve been trying to keep an eye out for 2013 challenges.  I haven’t decided if I’m going to sign up for any – although now is the time to decide, and I have lots of time this week to think about…

What Do You Read When You’re Traveling?

Woo hoo!  In three days I’ll be on vacation! The husband and I are taking a LONG awaited and much-needed two week trip to Eastern Europe.  We’re seeing Prague, Krakow, Budapest and Slovenia.  I hope to soak up a lot of history and culture…

Does Technology Keep Us From Reading Well?

An article in today’s New York Times discusses the influence of technology on how we read today (Yes, People Still Read but Now It’s Social). According to columnist Steven Johnson, authors like Nicholas Carr (and I’m sure many others) fear that we have less…

Reading books because they’re good for you: literature vs. fluff…

I had a lousy commute this morning.  The blue line train was delayed, the yellow line train “broke” and had to be “offloaded.” And then the book I was reading took a turn into boringness.  So I did something I don’t often do in…

Consumer Reports rates Kindle #1

In Consumer Reports’ first rating of E-readers, the Kindle came out on top.  Read more here.  The IPad wasn’t included in the ratings because it’s a multifunction device — however CR notes that the IPad is costlier, heavier, and recommends that readers purchase an…

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