Archive for the 'Books' Category

February Books

by Jennifer on Monday, March 12th, 2007

As I optimistically titled my entry for January, I was hoping to post every month on books that I was reading outside of work (technically speaking, since just about everything I read informs my job to some extent). I’m a bit later than I wanted to be posting this, but March has been a month […]

January books

by Jennifer on Saturday, January 27th, 2007

I have optimistically labeled this with a monthly name with the idea that I may actually post on a somewhat more regular basis. The Knight by Gene Wolfe – Given the reviews I read for this, I really expected to like it a lot more than I did. But, though I found the use of […]

Rounding out 2006

by Michael on Tuesday, January 2nd, 2007

Now that 2007 has started, I thought it might be a good idea to post about the books I read during the last weeks of 2006. I was also going to include the number of books that I managed to read over the past year, but I didn’t actually keep close enough track for that […]

More books I’ve read

by Michael on Sunday, October 29th, 2006

Here it is, yet another attempt to catch up with all of the books I’ve read over the past few months but never gotten around to reviewing. The Fortress of Solitude by Jonathan Lethem [4/5] While I wasn’t overly fond of a couple of the plot structure choices, the excellent prose was enough to win […]

what I read on summer “vacation”

by Jennifer on Monday, August 21st, 2006

Always seems like I don’t get much time to read outside of work materials these days. But last week I didn’t read a single query, proposal, or manuscript (and, yeah, I just said that in a public space). 1. The D. Case by Charles Dickens, Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini (4 days) — I started this […]