Category Archives: Reading

Tangled Up in Blue

A very serendipitous thing happened when I was reading the Joni Mitchell biography Reckless Daughter. About midway through the book there is a discussion of Bob Dylan’s album “Blood on the Tracks”. Dylan said in a 1978 interview “he was … Continue reading

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Reading: Reckless Daughter: A Portrait of Joni Mitchell

Image from Amazon Title: Reckless Daughter: A Portrait of Joni Mitchell Author: David YaffeType: BiographyFinished: November 5, 2018Rating: ★★★★           Joni Mitchell. Oh WOW. She’s been one of my favorite singer songwriters for so long. Her string … Continue reading

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Reading: The Accidental Tourist by Anne Tyler

Title: The Accidental Tourist Author: Anny Tyler Type: Fiction Finished: September 27, 2018 Rating: ★★★★★                 Anne Tyler is the real meal deal. She won the Pulitzer Prize for Breathing Lessons and was a … Continue reading

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Reading: Turtles All The Way Down. By John Green

  Title: Turtles All The Way Down Author: John Green Type: Fiction Finished: September 14, 2018 Rating: ★★★★             Aza Holmes is a high school woman who is having an existential crisis caused by – or … Continue reading

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Reading: Clock Dance by Anne Tyler

  Title: Clock Dance Author: Anny Tyler Type: Fiction Finished: August 27, 2018 Rating: ★★★★★               Anne Tyler is a master storyteller probing the lives of the people in dysfunctional families. This is the third … Continue reading

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Reading: The Godfather by Mario Puzo

Title: The Godfather Author: Mario Puzo Type: Fiction Date Finished: August 18, 2018 Rating: ★★★★               I caught the last half of this movie last summer – right when Sonny was killed – come on, … Continue reading

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Reading: The Republic for Which It Stands by Richard White

Title: The Republic for Which It Stands: The United States During Reconstruction and the Gilded Age. 1865-1896 Author: Richard White Date Finished: August 6, 2018 Report Posted: September 4, 2018 Rating: ★★★★★         This book is a comprehensive … Continue reading

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