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Summer Reading List

School may be out but my summer reading list is still pretty heavy. There are some great new releases on the shelves at the moment that are funny, heart-breaking and life affirming, making them the perfect choices for beachside browsing or lounging on the lawn. 215 more words

Books I Read in March 2016

• The Trumpet Major, by Thomas Hardy — The author’s only historical novel. Like his earlier and better-known Far from the Madding Crowd, the story revolves around three men pursuing one woman. 549 more words


The Pulitzer Project: Alice Adams, Booth Tarkington (1922)

I’m reading my way through the Pulitzer Prize winners and finalists! The 1922 Pulitzer was awarded to Booth Tarkington’s Alice Adams, making Tarkington the first author to receive multiple Pulitzers. 600 more words


Whatever Happened to Booth Tarkington?

Have you ever heard of Booth Tarkington? Born in Indianapolis in 1869, Newton Booth Tarkington was a playwright, politician, and novelist. He may be most famous for being one of three people to have ever won the Pulitzer more than once. 360 more words


Families & Survivors

Adams, Alice. Families & Survivors. New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1975.

Reason read: Alice Adams was born in the month of August. Yes, a completely boring reason to read Adams. 282 more words

Book Review

Alice Adams (1935) - The Katharine Hepburn Project #2

The Katharine Hepburn Project is alive and well! You may have noticed I didn’t stick to my pledge of one-movie-per-month in June. I thought I’d do two in July to make up for it, but I’m swiftly running out of time. 1,042 more words