The act of reading ... begins on a flat surface, counter or page, and then gets stirred and chopped and blended until what we make, in the end, is a dish, or story, all our own.
— Adam Gopnik

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June 30, 2019

In June, I was reading ...



2018
Guard Your Daughters,
by Diana Tutton
{a Persephone}

2017
Together and Apart,
by Margaret Kennedy

2016
Love & Friendship, In Which Jane Austen's
Lady Susan is Entirely Vindicated,
by Whit Stillman

2015
Doctor Thorne,
by Anthony Trollope
{#6barsets}

2014
Jeeves and the Wedding Bells,
by Sebastian Faulks

2013
Some Tame Gazelle and Excellent Women,
by BarbaraPym
{audiobook}

2012
The Optimist's Daughter,
by Eudora Welty

2011
The Greater Journey:  Americans in Paris,
by David McCullough

2010
Cranford,
by Elizabeth Gaskell

2009
The Independence of Miss Mary Bennet,
by Colleen McCullough
{audiobook}

2008
Educating Alice,
by Alice Steinbach

2007
Death Comes for the Fat Man,
by Reginald Hill

2006
Jane Austen:  a life,
by David Nokes

2005
Bridget Jones and the edge of reason,
by Helen Fielding

2004
A Chance Meeting:  Intertwined lives of American writers and artists, 
by Rachel Cohen

2003
Cooking for Mr. Latte,
by Amanda Hesser

2002
A house unlocked,
by Penelope Lively



2 comments:

JoAnn said...

Oh, Doctor Thorne!! Reading 6Barsets with you was such a wonderful reading experience! Did you ever watch the new(ish) miniseries? Can't remember if we already talked about that...

Audrey said...

I did! I liked it, but they made his love interest (Miss Somebody, a great character whose name escapes me) an American for no apparent reason. :)
Very fond memories -- I still think this is my favorite Trollope (so far).

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