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#WhatImReadingNow : How to Be a Cat Detective

Food A natural diet would require hunting for several hours a day and the consumption of as many as a dozen small rodents. How many cats living naturally eat twice a day from a predictable source? Cats spend up to six hours a day hunting, foraging, stalking, catching and consuming prey. The availability of food […]

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My Favorite Book v. 2016

Some years my favorite book is never in question. Some years there are so many I truly enjoyed that I have to make a list to narrow it down: Geraldine Brooks / March / LF Louise Erdrich / LaRose / LF Alison Hodgson / The Pug List / MEM Hope Jahren / Lab Girl / […]

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#WhatImReadingNow : Angels and Ages

There is no greater divide in life than the one between kids for whom the experience of learning to read is a painful or tedious one, whose rewards are remote if real, and those for whom the experiences of reading and writing are addictive, entrancing, overwhelming, and so intense as to offer a new life […]

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My Reading Year 2016

It’s that time again. Man, where did that year go? Ayaan Hirsi Ali / Infidel / NF Jo Ann Beard / In Zanesville / YA Martyn Bedford / Never Ending / YA Geraldine Brooks / March / LF Sheila Connolly / Buried in a Bog / GF (don’t waste your time) Pat Conroy / My […]

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My Reading Year 2015

Kate Atkinson / Behind the Scenes at the Museum / LF Kate Atkinson / Case Histories / LF Kate Atkinson / One Good Turn / LF Kate Atkinson / Started Early, Took My Dog / LF Kate Atkinson / When Will There Be Good News? / LF Margaret Atwood / Negotiating With the Dead / […]

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Number 18

I’ve said it before: I like this guy Austin Kleon, not least because he’s interested in the creative process, as I am. (Click on creativity in my tag cloud, you’ll see.) But also because he’s a reader. When I read Kleon’s post “33 thoughts on reading” about a year ago, I wrote a blog post […]

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