Posts in the Category: Books

3 Books & an Album

By Posted in - Books on March 29th, 2012 16 Comments

You know how I feel about reading—it’s my solace, my medicine, my passageway to a million different worlds. It’s my favorite thing, the thing I do when I’m at my wit’s end, the thing I …

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On Meeting Anne Lamott

By Posted in - Books on March 27th, 2012 22 Comments

Let’s be clear—do not picture in your mind that Anne Lamott and I had a leisurely lunch, author-to-author, exchanging confidences, becoming best friends.

Picture instead a middle school gym, and picture me standing in line, kneeling …

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Favorite Fiction 2010

By Posted in - Books on December 17th, 2010 18 Comments

Merry (almost) Christmas!  I’m surrounded by not-yet-wrapped gifts, not-yet-addressed Christmas cards, and not-yet-baked cookie ingredients, as well as a whole lot of not-yet-folded laundry.  One of those days when you can happily putter around your …

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