In case some of you are also movie buffs, here’s a link to my newish account on Letterboxd, a film site that so far is way cooler (and less of a cesspit) than IMDb. There are free accounts, and you can rate, review, and make lists of movies. You can follow other users and comment on others’ reviews, too.
Book recommendations from a community of independent booksellers from across the U.S. (including my local indie bookstore here in Milwaukee). A new list each month, plus specialty lists for book clubs and kids.
Fascinating. Also, I now recognize a graduate project of mine on D.H. Lawrence and Virginia Woolf’s use of the word “pure” to be a stab at data analysis, though the goal of the project shifted to something more manageable to me.
And, coincidence, I’m currently reading Nabokov.
Featuring three novels all to do with sports that I haven’t read, one of which I plan to read and won this pre-tournament round.
Cripes, the Tournament of Books shortlist was announced earlier in January, and somehow I missed it!
I’ve read 2 out of 13, including my favorite book from 2016, We Love You, Charlie Freeman, by Kaitlyn Greenidge.Then 3 are on my wishlist, with 3 more that were maybes. The remaining 5 I either had no interest in or didn’t enjoy the samples I read. Hoping to join the conversation come March.