OK, I finished Jane Eyre—just as good as it was when I was fourteen.
Also finished The Other Side of the Bridge—-great! If you’re in a book
club, I highly recommend it——–hard to put it down once you’ve
started reading it. Two brothers growing up in northern Canada. By
Mary Lawson—-good writer! She also wrote Crow Lake, which I’ll
So now I’m reading How to Talk About Books You Haven’t Read by
Pierre Bayard. Ho-ho-ho—-what a lark. The author is a lit professor
—often his students haven’t read the assigned books—etc. But it
isn’t all light and fluffy—references to Montaigne, Proust–quite
fascinating really. To be continued . . .
Next post will be about my 2011 Summer Reading Plan and how that’s
going along. Bye!