Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Are you addicted to reading?

Gwen Dawson wrote this great article on her blog today about how to tell if you are addicted to reading or not. She also had a link to a fun quiz you can take to find out if you are addicted.
My results?
"You are totally crazy about reading novels. It is more than a passion for you. Reading novels is an obsession for you."
Uh-oh...what I want to know is, is it unhealthy?

Sunday, August 16, 2009

A new Richard Russo novel

Roxanna Robinson reviews Russo's latest novel, his seventh, in today's New York Times Sunday Book Review.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Join the President Obama Book Club!

Check out this presidential reading list from The Daily Beast. Its packed full of what President Obama has been reading so far this year, many of them presidential biographies, some literary fiction and a couple others on very timely topics (read: environmental technology and climate change).

Monday, August 10, 2009

The lost art of reading

Please don't tell me people aren't reading -- I just don't believe it. But I will grant you that people aren't reading well. Here's the article from the Los Angeles Times...

Wednesday, August 05, 2009

New Pynchon novel released

Thomas Pynchon has a new novel out and the reviews are mixed...

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Frank McCourt, 1930-2009

The author of Angela's Ashes, Frank McCourt, has died at age 78.