proustbot: (I put new Blossoms in the Glass)
I seem to have abandoned my reading log once again this summer, but here are some scattered notes for some of the books I read in May and June.

The Elf-Queen of Shannara, The Moonstone, The Tiger in the Smoke, The Beckoning Lady, The Beekeeper's Apprentice, and A Company of Swans )

And, in honor of re-starting graduate school, I read a hoary classic:

What is History? )
proustbot: (liz)
FATHER: [to me] "And the last time I managed to get you to do something that you didn't want to do, you were twelve. And even that was a Pyrrhic victory!"

A Countess Below Stairs, Interpreter of Maladies, When Chickenheads Come Home To Roost )

The Barra MacNeils, "Christmas Comes But Once a Year"
proustbot: (clint eastwood)
It was a gong we'd been banging for decades--back in 1958, we ran a photo of a young Merlin Olsen type gamely modeling something called "the One-Piece Idler." But in the '70s, it was as if America's powerful jumpsuit-manufacturing lobby had us in one of its many convenient pockets. The future was coming, and we wanted everyone to know that it would involve jackets that were also pants.
--"GQ Regrets," Gentlemen's Quarterly, October 2007

The Star of Kazan, Gorky Park, and Cold Comfort Farm )

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