In the Reading Pile
As book lovers, we have piles of books next to our beds, in the living room, at the shop that we are reading, want to read or just plain covet.
This list of books is about those books that are in our reading piles. Perhaps it will also help to remind me to finish up certain books that get lost in the shuffle.
January 17th, 2016 Update
I still have a number of books from 2015 sitting in my reading pile, but I have started to dip into the 2016 books with the new Julian Barnes fictional biography of Dmitri Shostakovich. THE NOISE OF TIME, which comes out in May.
As interesting and engaging as her first collection of short stories, Birds of a Lesser Paradise.
And she is a Vermont author!
One hundred pages in and I am finding this to be fascinating and a very enjoyable read.
A fantastical meditation on communal memory and forgetfulness in the time after the Romans have left England to the Britons and the AngloSaxons.