Putting in a Plug for…

I’ve mentioned Five Chapters, the website that serializes some really wonderful short fiction, before, but this article in the Washington … More

Reading Lists, Redux

This time last year, I was more than happy to take up blog-space (and bore my friends and relations) by … More

The Pause that Refreshes

Given the status quo —  news feeds full of Ponzi schemes, bilked billions, punted auto industry bailouts, and thrown shoes; a midwinter … More

Of Summer, and Of Reading

The end of the school year is in some ways such a celebratory conflagration: end-of-the-year picnics heaped upon final committee … More

Reading Lists

Well, some of the things on the bedside table this past November got read (particularly the ones that had the … More

Readling Lists

What’s Currently on My Bedside Table: Rise and shine : a novelQuindlen, Anna. The wild trees : a story of … More