CHECK OUT THIS PENGUIN CLASSICS DELUXE EDITION OF PERSUASION.
I’ve had my eye on this book since April. I couldn’t pass it by again.
The Film Encyclopedia, however, was an impulse buy.
A birthday gift from my husband…
“Dialogue in fiction should be reserved for the culminating moments and regarded as the spray into which the great wave of narrative breaks in curving toward the watcher on the shore.”–Edith Wharton
It is a slideshow in honor of Victor Hugo’s completion of Les Misérables, which he accomplished on this day in 1862.
Michael Bond, Creator of Paddington Bear, Dies at 91 [THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER]
“All that mankind has done, thought, gained, or been; it is lying as in magic preservation in the pages of books.”–Thomas Carlyle
Vernon Lee (Violet Paget) by John Singer Sargent, 1889:
Since I didn’t write a What Are You Reading? entry last month, this post will cover April and May. Let’s get started!
Since 1st April, I’ve read:
- Unsolved London Murders: The 1920s and 1930s by Jonathan Oates
- Where Are They Buried? How Did They Die? by Tod Benoit
- Outlaw Marriages: The Hidden Histories of Fifteen Extraordinary Same-Sex Couples by Rodger Streitmatter
- Meanwhile in San Francisco: The City in its Own Words by Wendy McNaughton
I’m currently reading:
- The A to Z of African American Cinema by S. Torriano Berry and Venise T. Berry
- Paris Without End: The True Story of Hemingway’s First Wife by Gioia Diliberto
- Memoirs of Montparnasse by John Glassco
- Parallel Lives: Five Victorian Marriages by Phyllis Rose
What is your favorite book this month?
Which book on your list do you most look forward to reading?
Please share in the comments!