What I'm Reading

A collection of 26 posts

World Enough and Time

In the Year 1600, only one man dared to dream of an infinite cosmos... #cosmos — COSMOS (@COSMOSonTV) March 10, 2014 Neil deGrasse Tyson spent a significant amount of time taolking about Giordano

A certain age

This seems full of meaning in a week when I received two volumes on aging (The Oxford Book on Aging and Fierce with Reality) and I can't wait the read the essay about

More ambitious

My personal challenge of reading more, even two books at once, continues. I've started Leaves of Grass, and I'm continuing Daniel Deronda. But to make the mix a little more intense I'll be

Daniel Deronda

I'm being drawn more deepy into Eliot's Daniel Deronda and was pleased to read this in Chapter XIX. under his [Daniel's] calm and somewhat self-repressed exterior there was a fervor which made him

Something I can't wait to read

At the Daily Beast, Lucy Scholes writes about Middlemarch and Rebecca Mead's forthcoming book about it and its importance to her. Virginia Woolf once described Middlemarch as “one of the few English novels

Rule of Fifty

I don't often invoke this rule, but I don't want to lose track of it, either. From Nancy Pearl’s Book Lust, the Rule of 50 will change your life: Nobody is going