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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February 24, 2019

In February, I was reading ...



2018
Greengates, by R.C. Sherriff

2017
Period Piece, by Gwen Raverat

2016
What Maisie Knew, by Henry James

2015
Falling in Love, by Donna Leon

2014
My Life in Middlemarch, by Rebecca Mead

2013
A Glass of Blessings, by Barbara Pym

2012
The Children, by Edith Wharton

2011
Kitchen Essays, by Gertrude Jekyll

2010
The Three Weissmanns of Westport, by Catherine Schine

2009
Twilight of Splendor:  The court of Queen Victoria
during her Diamond Jubilee
, by Greg King

2008
Old Friends and New Fancies, by Sybil G. Brinton
{This was one of the first Jane Austen 'sequels,'
written in 1913; the characters from different books
all getting entangled with each other}

2007
Messenger of Truth, by Jacqueline Winspear
{I'm listening to the latest-but-one Maisie Dobbs
book now ... I didn't realize how far back this
series went!}

2006
Dear Departed, by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles
{another long-running series}

2005
102 Minutes:  the untold story of the fight to survive
inside the twin towers
, by Jim Dwyer and Kevin Flynn

2004
The Good Wife Strikes Back, by Elizabeth Buchan

2003
Rumpole and the Age of Miracles, by John Mortimer

2002
Callander Square, by Anne Perry
{and another!}








1 comment:

JoAnn said...

So many good ones here! I remember reading What Maisie Knew with you in 2016 - not my favorite Henry, but always enjoyable to share a book with a friend. My Life in Middlemarch was a favorite the year I read it. I also have fond memories of A Glass of Blessings and The Three Weissmanns of Westport.

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