(Long) Weekend Reading

What are you enjoying over the long weekend? Here’s mine:





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  2. Weekend Reading Heading into the weekend, here’s a long article for you all to chew on for the next couple days: Umberto Eco’s lecture on the future...
  3. Weekend Content The NYPL has roughly a million panels available on audio. I wish someone’d  equal out the sound and edit these things a bit, but for...
  4. Philip Roth on Serious Readers This Nerve.com interview of Philip Roth has some interesting stuff (does the man ever give a bad interview?). Here’s one piece: I think the core...
  5. Reading Place Terry Ceasar’s column on the difficulty for readers these days to find a reading place (he focuses on college students) is getting a lot of...

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I’m combining nostalgia, holiday themes, and visiting earlier financially-troubled times by reading an older book,Betty Smith’s “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn”. What a marvelous book.

The Lazarus Project by Hemon
Best Essays of 2007
Crazy from the Heat by Lee Roth
Patty’s Got a Gun by Graebner

Anathem by Neal Stephenson…still.

Not that it’s a long weekend here in Canada but…A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens.

Christopher Middleton essays, The Pursuit of the Kingfisher
Mark Harman’s new translation of Kafka’s Amerika

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