Happy ReadingHi! I'm Sadie and I love to read. I'm a native Chicagoan now living in Wisconsin. A physician assistant by profession, I am also newly engaged and beginning to plan a wedding! In between I try to fit in a few books.
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The 10th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone is upon us (I know, we’re really that old). Apparently a new anniversary edition is being released, with new cover art and some addition insights from J.K. Rowling. Looking forward … Continue reading
I saw today that the novel Blindness by Jose Saramago, which I previously read and reviewed, has been turned into a movie. Starring Julianne Moore and Mark Ruffalo, it was selected to be the opening movie at the Cannes Film … Continue reading
Check out Jonathan’s review of the book Free Culture by Lawrence Lessig on his website. Here’s a little excerpt of his review: “The great thing about this book is Lessig’s approach to presenting the problems and his arguments. He doesn’t … Continue reading
I previously read and reviewed Michael Gruber’s novel The Book of Air and Shadows, and today at the library I saw that he has a new one out called The Forgery of Venus. Looks pretty promising. And from Amazon it … Continue reading
Saw this article on The Telegraph of their 50 best cult books. I thought the choices were good. Unfortunately for me it seems, I’ve only read 4! Slaughterhouse-Five, The Bell Jar, To Kill a Mockingbird, and Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. Jonathan … Continue reading
Here’s a neat article from the Chicago Tribune by Julia Keller from today, called “Relevance of the book questioned in Internet age?”. The basic question she raises is: Yet in an age in which computers are as common as cockroaches, … Continue reading
If my boyfriend wasn’t dating me, he might want to check out this website: http://www.theatlasphere.com/ Yes, that’s right, it’s a dating site for Ayn Rand lovers. What will they think of next?
I know this article was published in 2006, but I just ran across it in my files again, and we know I’m a sucker for a good reading list. Plus, as you’ll be able to tell, timeliness isn’t a huge … Continue reading
According to my BookPageXTRA Ariana Franklin has a new book out. The Serpent’s Tale appears to be a follow-up to The Mistress of the Art of Death which I really enjoyed. Amazon says that the main character, Dr. Vesuvia Adelia Rachel … Continue reading