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A Year in Reading, 2014

Late on this, I know, but here are a few thoughts on my 2014 Year in Reading.

Thanks largely to my sabbatical I read a lot last year (96 books). 1,942 more words

Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant

Old people can be so funny. Unabashed owners of their eccentricities and idiosyncrasies, they really seem to be on to something – enjoying life. Golden years, indeed. 332 more words

Comicology - Comic Books

Those Were the Days: Roz Chast's Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?

Exploring the effects of aging is a popular subject in nonfiction. Consider Atul Gawande’s Being Mortal or Erika Hayasaki’ The Death Class or Katy Butler’s… 345 more words

Book Reviews

Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?

Growing up, Roz Chast knew her family was a little different from the other families in her Brooklyn neighborhood. Her parents were much older than all the other children’s parents. 452 more words

Bloomsbury USA

Day 16

Can’t We Talk about Something More Pleasant? A Memoir by Roz Chast

The time is never right for this particular conversation. “Dad, could you pass the sweet potatoes? 356 more words

25 Days Of Great Reads

The New York Times released their top ten books of 2014

‘Tis the season of the best books list, with The New York Times publishing their own list Thursday.

The editors of The New York Times Book Review selected what they believe to be the ten best books of 2014. 147 more words

2014 Was -- Secretly -- the Year of the Jewish Woman

Jewish women have generally done well in America. From Emma Goldman to Erica Jong, Susan Sontag to Pink, they have broadened our cultural horizons. Sure, they are often portrayed in the media as JAPs (Jewish-American Princesses), like Cher in… 777 more words

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