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
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
‘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
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