Category Archives: Reading

Posts about what I’m reading.

Franzen

Jonathan Franzen: what’s wrong with the modern world He makes a few good points, but they’re mostly lost in how big a douche-bag he is to other writers and basically anyone who uses technology, particularly Twitter. He definitely comes across … Continue reading

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Faults

“If a man has reported to you, that a certain person speaks ill of you, do not make any defense (answer) to what has been told you: but reply, The man did not know the rest of my faults, for … Continue reading

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Glam and Eggs

I want to recommend a blog to you. My friend Heather lives in classy Nashville and writes a fashion based blog Glam and Eggs. I really enjoy reading her entries and seeing her fabulous outfits, which is why I am … Continue reading

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How book burning saved a library

Video is here. The autoplay was driving me nuts.

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Yawn

I have been too busy to listen to new and interesting music. Maybe after our event I can settle down and listen again. Or maybe after our event I’ll suddenly get even busier. That would be OK. So I made … Continue reading

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Nikki Giovanni – Woman Poem

Nikki Giovanni is from Knoxville, TN. She’s an amazing poet. You might remember her for her address at Virginia Tech after the shootings. I highly recommend checking her stuff out. I prefer her recorded stuff because she’s such a charismatic … Continue reading

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Wildwood

A pretty book trailer for a book I have never heard about! But now that I have seen the trailer, I want to read the book.

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Knoxville Book Hunts

Someone asked me for Knoxville bookstore recommendations (actually, I offered, and then she said suggestions would be welcome. That is the same thing, right?!) and here was my reply: –McKay Used Books, off I40 exit at Papermill Drive (I think … Continue reading

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Amanda Ford

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Covet Garden

I really enjoyed the new issue of Covet Garden. I love that design magazine and I highly recommend you go read it if you have the time. I probably mentioned that on here before, but I like it so much, … Continue reading

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