I’m trying to read a book per week this year. This was not a New Year’s resolution because I don’t believe in them. But I am trying to do this, and was doing really well for a while. I’ve languished lately, partly because I’ve started too many different books. I think I’ve started six other books right now so if I’m going to stick to my goal then I really need to just pick one and run with it.
Also, I was at B&N last night and saw that Joan Didion’s The Year of Magical Thinking is now in paperback. As I’m wont to do, I fondled the book for a while, remembering how damn good the book is. I highly recommend it.
Anyway, here’s where I’m at so far: