Tag: reading

A Year in Reading, 2019

Happy New Year! Wishing you all peace and joy in 2020. I have no appetite for year end “best of” lists, but I appreciate a December tradition at the literary website The Millions (themillions.com), “A Year in Reading”. Writers share short lists of books…

The Magic and Wonder of Reading

This passage in Rebecca Solnit’s The Faraway Nearby is so apropos for me and many of the writers I know. And it speaks of the delight of meeting fellow readers–even readers of our books–in person, online, in letters. We readers share wonder–Have you read…?…

The Night Library

This morning a chance comment conjured memories of late night and very early morning hours at the campus library during my first two years at university. In a flash I was back in the sweet silence, a thick economics or history tome open before…