#Lists

Reading About the Dead

One of the most common resolutions made by readers in the new year is to make more time for non-fiction. ...

Top Ten Made-Up Literary Couples

Miss Liberty Hardy’s hilarious post “Literary Missed Connections” got me thinking about how my favorite literary characters would act if ...

The Archaeologist and the Bookshelf

I like to think I have  learned a few things from all the various books I have read over the ...

Even More Books to Look For in 2012

I weary, gentle readers, of Anticipated Books of The Year lists that simply include big names and great cover design. ...

Five More Books to Look For in 2012

In service of my unwritten resolution to start the year without feeling like I’m already behind the eight ball, I ...

Five Books to Look For in 2012

I wanted to spend some time clearing my shelves of books that I had been meaning to read over the ...

Best Books of 2011: The Buffet

I once heard that there are only two real aphrodisiacs: variety and exercise. Variety to, you know, keep it exciting, ...

Audiobooks for Beginners

This was the year that I discovered the audiobook. I had not been a fan before this year, but then ...

The Ones That Got Away

Year-end Best Of lists tend to inspire five reactions from me: 1. “I loved that book, so glad it’s on ...

5 Books I Missed Reading in 2011

One of the things that is most depressing about reading all of the best lists at the end of the ...