Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Reading a book a day!?!?!

I just cannot imagine setting this type of goal. I manage to get to many books during a year, but I can't even say I finish one a week. Right now I'm working on HG:The History of Mr. Wells. I never realized just how many books he wrote. I've been a fan of his History of the World for years.

NYT article

A Quest to Read a Book a Day for 365 Days

Tuesday, October 06, 2009

Lists of books

Yesterday I happened across one of those lists of books you should have read on a friend's FaceBook page. It was from the BBC and the remark was that most people had only read about 6 of the 100 listed. Another person in my office did some further research and it seems that the list was distilled from a list of 200 books nominated as favorites to BBC in the spring of 2003 as part of the Big Read project. As part of the rabbit trailing that has occurred in following this train of thought I came across a list of 110 books that the Telegraph in UK suggests as the perfect library.
That list is here.

Monday, October 05, 2009

Another Article on the Return to 100 Aker Woods

There's a new character in the gang, Lottie the Otter.
Felicia Lee in NYT discusses sequels and anticipation of the release