Maybe a more accurate title is – “Things I Love :: Frozen Tomatoes” or “Tomatoes in Winter” or “Dishes made with Tomatoes” – because all […]
The Pole by J. M. Coetzee is at once moody and mysterious – full of tension. This novella centers around Beatriz and Wittold. She’s a […]
Here it is! My book club’s short list of books to read July 2023-June 2024.
Our annual book club selection process begins with our long list.
Last week when I was wrapping up my review of The Covenant of Water by Abraham Verghese, I saw that he was going to be […]
It has been 14 years since Abraham Verghese published Cutting for Stone, a book that easily ranks in my top five favorites of all time. […]
This may be less a book review of Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina as it is a reading review – as in, if you’re going to read it, this is how I’d recommend you go about it.
The Story of Lucy Gault by Willam Trevor is a heart-wrenching story of love withheld because of guilt and misunderstandings. Ann Patchett recommended this book […]
I get asked for recommendations for book club selections on a fairly regular basis. Here are 10 (plus a few extra) that I highly recommend. Hopefully some are new to you.
How I created a birdhouse webcam so that we can watch our bluebirds build their nest, lay eggs and nurture their family through a live webcam feed.